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Alternate Activity 1: Notable Thoughts
Activity time: 5 minutes
Materials for Activity
- Bag or box containing participants' Big Questions notebooks (see Session 1, Alternate Activity 1, Notable Thoughts)
- Blank notebooks for new participants
- Pencils or pens
- Masking tape
Preparation for Activity
- Retrieve participants' Big Questions notebooks begun in Session 1.
- Set out supplies for any new participants to start an individual notebook.
Description of Activity
Remind participants that this is a time to record their own ideas about today's Big Question. Distribute participants' notebooks and pencils or pens. Provide new participants with notebooks. Say that the notebooks are private; you will keep them between sessions but not read them.
Tell participants they will have about five minutes. Remind them of today's Big Question: "What should I do with my life?" Say they can write about anything they want. If they have nothing to record, they are free to doodle or relax.
Give them a few minutes to work quietly in their notebooks. When time is up, they may seal their notebooks with masking tape before handing them in.