Passion Learning

Thoughts and Question Starters to Awaken Students' Passions.

Have students work through these sentence starters:

I like reading books about:

My favourite type of TV show is:

Movies I really like are usually about:

My favourite character is:

My hobbies and interests are:

When I grow up, I want to be a:

The best thing I like to do at school is:

Out of school, my interests are:

On the weekends, I really like:

One of my dreams is to:

The person I most admire in the world is:

If I could go anywhere in the world, it would be:

I think some of my strengths are:

Some of the things I really want to know more about are:


THESE QUESTIONS ARE SUGGESTED BY ANGELA MAIERS from her book, THE PASSION DRIVEN CLASSROOM:

  1. How do I describe myself?
  2. What casues me to get excited?
  3. What captures my attention or keeps me interested? 
  4. What do I always seem to be able to make time for?
  5. What occupies my mind? What do I think about most?
  6. What do people notice most about me?
  7. When people meet me for the first time, what is the most common thing they say?
  8. What words do other use to describe me?
  9. What words do I use to describe myself?
  10. When I am alone, I almost always...
  11. When I am with my friends, we most like to.....
  12. How am I different to my friends?  
  13. What makes me unique?
  14. What makes me happy?



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