When you are angry, how do you look?
When are you happiest?
When have you felt lonely?
When do you feel proud?
When was the last time you cried and why?
When a friend was in an embarrassing situation, what did you do?
When it might hurt their feelings, how do you feel about telling your friends the truth?
When might it be bad to be honest?
When someone picks on someone else, how do you feel? What do you do?
Once, when you were very frightened, what happened?
Once, when you were embarrassed, what happened?
Once, when your feelings were hurt, what happened?
Describe a time when you felt vengeful.
When you have a problem who do you talk to? Why?

Which quality best describes your life–exciting, organised, dull–and why?
Which quality do you dislike most about yourself–laziness, selfishness, childishness–and why?
Which place would you most like to visit–Africa, China, Alaska–why?
Which holiday has the most meaning for you-Canada Day, Thanksgiving, Valentines Day–and why?
Which is least important to you–money, power, fame–and why?
Which is most important to you–being popular, accomplishing things, being organised–and why?
Which is your favourite Star Wars character (or other movie/book/t.v. show, etc.)? Why?

Why is it important to be honest?
Why is important to have good manners?
Why do you think adults smoke/drink?
Why is exercise important to someone your age?
Why do you think some people encourage others to smoke/drink?
Why do you think the rules you must follow are good or bad?
Why would it be good to be honest?
Why have men and women usually only done certain types of work?
Why should or shouldn’t a man stay home to care for the house and children while his wife goes to work?
Why do you think some people take advantage of others?
Why do you think prejudice exists in the world?
Why would we say that someone is “passing the buck”?
Why would a Prime Minister have a sign on his desk which read, “The buck stops here”?
Why do you think tact is an important quality?
Why is it not wise to squander your money?
Explain why we say, “dead as a door nail”.
Think of your favourite toy. Why do you like it best?
Think of the best teacher you ever had. Why were they a good teacher?

Do you think there is too much fighting on t.v. Why or why not?
Do you think it is necessary to have alcohol at a party in order to have a good time?
Does it bother you to be around someone who has bad manners?
Should there be a dress code in places such as school, restaurants, and places of business? Why or why not?
Should animals be used for medical research?
Should the Canadian Government financially support Olympic teams?
Should people be prohibited from smoking in certain places?
Families are important because…
Would you like to be famous? Why or why not? What would you like to be famous for?
Who or what has had a strong influence in your life?
Where would you prefer to be right now–mountains, desert, beach–and why?
Should you have to do chores around the house? Why or why not?
Should you be required to wear a bike helmet? Why or why not?
Should skateboards be allowed on sidewalks?
Where do you think we should go on our class fieldtrip this year? Why?
Should you have to take tests in school?
Should cellphones be allowed in school?
Can television (or videogames) influence your behaviour? How?
Should schools be year-round?
Should junk food be banned from schools?
Should students be required to learn a second language?

What is…
What is something you dislike about yourself?
What is something you do well?
What is your favourite room in your home and why?
What is a good neighbour?
What is the worst thing parents can do to their children?
What is your favourite time of day?
What is your idea of a dull evening?
What is the best way to treat meddlesome people?
What is something you are optimistic about?
What is something you are pessimistic about?
What is your most indispensable possession and why?
What is the meaning of “He laughs best who laughs last”?
What is your favourite song and why?
What is the best birthday present you ever received?
What is the best birthday present you could receive?
What is something that makes you feel sad?
What is your favourite book and why?
What is something that really bugs you?
What is something that really makes you angry?
What is the best advice you ever received?
What is your favourite holiday? What makes this holiday special?
What is your favourite day of the week?
What is your favourite month? Why?
What if…if?