Discussion and Lesson Starters

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Zondervan, 1997 - Religion - 160 pages
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More than 200 proven openers, questions, and activities that get students involved in your lessons! - A Primer on Leading Discussions . . . Starting a discussion, and keeping it going . . . The importance of confidentiality . . . Asking questions that get responses . . . And working with different personalities. - 35 Creative ways to start a discussion or lesson on any topic . . .Techniques general enough to fit just about any subject, but still quirky enough to attract adolescent attention. - Discussion and amp; Lesson Starters, By Topic . . . What subject are you teaching this week? First, look up your subject -- apologetics, attitude, dating, disabilities, faith, family, the will of God . . . And more than 30 main topics, all arranged alphabetically. Then choose the opener that fits your purposes and your group. In fact, many of these openers are virtually complete lessons in themselves, with questions, activities, parables, object lessons -- all designed to draw opinions, thoughts, and feelings from your students. Whether you're a youth worker or recreation director in a church, school, club, or camp -- Discussion and amp; Lesson Starters is your storehouse of proven, youth-group tested ideas.
  

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User Review  - January - Christianbook.com

I would recommend this book to someone leading a Jr. High Group or a really active youth group. Most high schoolers don't like to move. They just like to sit there. I know because I am a non-moving ... Read full review

Contents

Discussions
15
Creative Ways
21
Legos Game
27
Spiritual Adventureland
33
If you need to include diagrams photos art or samples that help explain your idea
38
ABC Christianity
41
Body of Christ
43
CoOperative Play
47
Dear Amy Letters
85
The Parenting Game
91
Invent
98
Holy Spirit see Godhead
104
20thCentury Talents
110
Prayer Candles
116
Commercials
123
Spiritual Growth
134

The Reciprocal Commands
50
Phoenix Game
56
Role Reversal
66
Dating Data
68
Hands
73
The Crutch Walkers
80
The Food Store Robbery
140
Decision
146
Life Skills
150
Vulnerability
156
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For over thirty years, Youth Specialties has worked alongside Christian youth workers of just about every denomination and youth-serving organization. We're here to help you, whether you're brand new to youth ministry or a veteran, whether you're a volunteer or a career youth pastor. Each year we serve more than 100,000 youth workers worldwide through our training seminars and conventions, resources, and on the Internet. SPANISH BIO: Por mas de treinta anos Especialidades Juveniles a trabajado con lideres de jovenes cristianos de todas las denominaciones. Estan alli para ayudarle, sin importar si es un joven ministro o un veterano, un voluntario o un pastor de carrera. Cada ano apoyan a mas de cien mil lideres alrededor del mundo a traves de seminarios de entrenamiento, convenciones, recursos y la Internet.

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