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Negative Examples For Learning – Listening
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Negative Examples For Learning – Listening

Choose one person to tell a story (use a familiar fairy tale if you wish).  Everyone else should behave as if they are not listening to the story.  At the end of the story, ask the story-teller to comment on the non-listening behaviors.

Which were the most annoying?  What positive actions could replace the negative ones?

Give someone else the chance to be the story teller and repeat the experiment.

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Letters And Numbers – Word Sounds

Can you combine some letters and/or some numbers that when said aloud sound like words?  One example would be the letters ur (you are).  How many more can you name?

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