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Closure: Seven Most Important Words

Brief Description/Purpose

Fun way, to get participants to review the course by having them identify the most important parts, at least to them.

Type

Individual, Group Sharing

Age Appropriate

Teens, Adults

Ideal Group Size

15-20

Time For Exercise

20 minutes

Topic/Subject

Closure, Course Review, Feedback

Detailed Instructions If Needed

Write on a flipchart, overhead or handout the following:

• The 7 most important words on this topic are.
• The 6 most important words on this topic are.
• The 5 most important words on this topic are.
• The 4 most important words on this topic are.
• The 3 most important words on this topic are.
• The 2 most important words on this topic are.
• The 1 most important word on this topic is.

2. Get everyone to complete each of the sentences on their own and then get them back into the large group to discuss their answers.

If you want to cut the time required, just choose three of the sentences above.

In the debrief, ask participants WHY they chose what they chose, and how their views of what is most important will inform their behavior back on the job.