With high school students (works with middle too), here are a few ideas:
Play Entourage (Rock Paper Scissors Tournament) - everyone plays RPS with someone else to begin. If you lose, you have to "cheer" on the winner as he faces his next opponent. Whoever loses joins the entourage and play continues. Play until there are two people left, each with an entourage. At that point, play best out of 3 in order to win. It's fun! (can get loud)
Play "Mingle, Mingle, Mingle" (sing like a toga line) then yell out a question "What's your favorite dinner? Have students pair up and talk for a minute to answer the question. Continue as needed.
Silently line up by birthday.
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