If you’re looking for a jump-off point for student response through writing or speaking, let them view one of these short videos and then reflect using Google forms, Padlet, Flipgrid, or any other quick-response tool.
A nice alternative to Kahoot! is Quizizz. They recently announced that once students download the app, they can access quizzes through Google Classroom – which seems like a nice feature. Both the teacher app and the student app are available in the Chrome Web Store. I created a sample Quizizz about our faculty that you can play by following these directions: