25 desert island conversation questions
Desert island conversation questions
Discussion questions based on the hypothetical situation of being stranded on a desert island. This activity is always a lot of fun as students think through how they survive such a scenario. Difficult words in this activity include – stuck, extreme, raw, and protect.
There is also a desert island writing worksheet to accompany this activity.
The questions for the desert island speaking activity –
How would you signal for help if you were stuck on a desert island?
What would you do for food?
Would you eat raw meat and fish if you had to?
Would you get lonely? If you could take one person who would it be?
What things would you be afraid of?
How would you protect yourself from wild animals?
Where would be the best place to live – the beach, in the forest, or on a hill?
What would you do for shelter from extreme weather?
How could you try to get off the island?
Do you think you could make a fire? How would you do it?
What would be the most difficult thing about living there?
How would you get fresh water to drink?
What thing would you miss most from your home?
Would you explore the island and look for other people?
If you could take 3 things with you what would they be?
How could you catch fish? What other things could you eat?
What would you do if your clothing wore out?
If you saw a ship sailing past what would you do?
How could you prevent insects from biting you?
Do you think you would enjoy living on a desert island?
Would you keep a diary? What would you write about?
What food would you miss the most?
What famous person would you hate to be stuck on the island with?
How long do you think you could survive on a desert island?