Breaking News!

Breaking News!

Materials: Paper and writing utensil



  1. Read the above prompt to the students. Explain that they will be creating a headline using that prompt by filling in the blank.
  2. Give students about 5-6 minutes or so and then ask students who volunteer to share out with the group!

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Grade Range: 6th-8th

Time: 10 minutes


Synopsis: Students and Mentors will create a headline for the following prompt: “Man uses goose feathers to solve the very big problem of ________________________” This ice breaker pairs with our “Engineering is what??” lesson and is a fun, and funny way to get students and mentors to open up a bit before beginning their session!