- Track and field day is fun event for many elementary age kids. Talk about activities the person would do in their school yard, like track and field day or others. Was there a daily recess? What games were played? What were the rules on the playground?
- Teacher- parent conferences, either formally or informally, are always a part of school. Ask if the person had a favorite teacher - or a not so favorite teacher.
- Ask what subjects the person liked or disliked. If the person can't answer, give a more specific question such as "Did you like math?"
- Ask if the school was big or small...in the country or in the city...if the person walked to school, took a bus, or received a ride.
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