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Table Topics

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Table Topics

Mind-stretching brain games and conversation starters. It's the perfect opportunity for sharing stories, building knowledge, strengthening character, and having fun!

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Language – Persuasion

What makes for a good persuasive speech?

  • Present reasons These can be facts, opinions, statistics, anything that states why this is a good choice.
  • Be believable Use tone and body language to convey sincerity to your listeners. Avoid making unrealistic claims.
  • Find emotional appeal What are the triggers that would create an emotional response in your listeners (healthy, inexpensive, special treat)? What sense words (sight, smell, touch, taste, sound) can be included in your speech?

Persuade People With Deductive Reasoning

Can't I make you change your mind?

Persuade People With Deductive Reasoning

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Creative Thinking – I Had An Idea

Have you ever had a idea that you thought would make a good book or maybe a movie?

Share your ideas and build on them as a group.

  • I had an dream about going into outerspace that I think would make an exciting movie.
  • Were you an astronaut?
  • No, actually in the dream, I was kidnapped and taken into outerspace as a hostage.
  • Was it aliens that kidnapped you?
  • Yep, I don't remember very much after the first part but I do remember that the planet the took me to had lots of vegetation and, well it was a dream, old beaten up car bodies everywhere.
  • In the movie, you could escape from the aliens and hide out in the junkyard/jungle
  • Great idea!

What do you think will happen next?

Hand Motions for Charades

I had a great idea for a movie!

Hand Motions for Charades

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Alex's Mystery Picture?

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