Grade Eight Survey


Name ______________________ Date _______ Height Fall_____ Spring_____ 

Please answer all questions in complete sentences in the form of a statement.


Tell me about your family.




What are your favorite television shows?



What are your favorite sports to watch and play?




If you could change one school rule, what would it be and why?




From the following choices, tell me which two you would prefer.

A)    Take apart a lock to see how it works.

B)    Read a newspaper or magazine.

C)    Take a magazine survey or quiz.

D)    Draw, doodle, or paint.

E)     Write a letter or note, on paper, to a friend.

F)     Create something in the kitchen or grill.

G)    Play a musical instrument.

H)    Listen to a unfamiliar song from an artist you like.


Now why did you choose the above answer?



If you were just given $50.00, what would you do with it?  Would you answer be different if it was $100.00?




Tell me about your three favorite performing artists or groups.



In your opinion, what were the three best songs ever written?



What is your favorite restaurant and what makes it so special?


Tell me about a beach you enjoy.



What is your favorite movie?



What is your favorite meal and who makes it the best?




What movie do you secretly love or did you love as a little kid?



What is your earliest memory and how old do you think you were?





Share a superstition that you or someone you know has.




Explain what you know you DONíT want to do later in life.




Do you think being a teen today is more difficult than your parents?  Explain.





What single day in your life would you like to live over again because it was so great?





What single day in your life would you like to live over again so that you could change the actions?




What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?



Who is someone you admire?  Why?


If you could show me a piece of work that you are proud of, what would it be and what made it so good?





In YOUR opinion what is the biggest problem facing the world today?





In YOUR opinion should books, television, music, and movies be edited to keep people from being offended?




What is the best thing you ever read?  What made it so great?



Tell me something that you know so well that you could teach it to someone else.



What part of school do you like most and why?



What is the first thing you do after school?



Tell me about a favorite vacation.





Which relative is your favorite and what makes them so great?




Tell me about three jobs you might like when you are done with school.





In which subjects could you use additional help?




What is the most important thing (material object) that you own?




Which radio stations do you prefer?  Which stations do you dislike?



Which song should be played more often?



Which song do you NEVER want to hear again?



If you could change one rule at home, what would it be?






In the space below draw a picture of something you enjoy doing.