High school dating and lesson plans
Best of all, they were introduced to LOTS of new books and genres!
Additional resources: Printable Speed Dating notes sheet (free from Librarian Vickie at TPT) Other ways to speed date with books: "Book Speed Dating"--The Mighty Little Librarian-- This one is very similar to mine, except in this one, the students stay put and move the boxes of books. This one gives alternatives to calling it "Speed Dating" and provides links to book speed dating-related printables.
So here is what I did: : Decide how you want the tables set up. I put 10-15 books on each table to represent that genre. I also set up a Power Point with the directions for the minutes. As they came in, they noticed the signs and books, and I could already tell they were picking their genres, even though I hadn't said a word about what we were doing. The romance section was particularly popular, even with the boys, so I added some "non-pink" romances to that table for the boys.ELLs will adapt language choices to purpose, task, and audience when speaking and writing.ELLs will create clear and coherent grade-appropriate speech and text. We have over 95 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 2,000 colleges and universities."Building Our To-Read Lists: Book Speed Dating" by Sharp Read-- Same concept with younger students. English Language Learners will be engaged in discussions about dating through activities included in this lesson plan.