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A seven page packet of materials to start the school year for middle elementary teachers, with a focus on reading and writing. Includes desk name plate, "Just Right" books poster and book marks, student reading inventory, classmate interview exercise, and a handout of reading tips for parents.
From "backpack" to "teeter-totter." These vocabulary building word strips with pictures are great for word walls, sentence strips, spelling and vocabulary practice.
Back to School Unit: Cut out the pictures and put them in order next to the sentences. Then write a story that uses the sentences as the foundation. Good early reader work.
This end of summer fun packet focuses on looking back at this summer's activities and looking forward to school. Activities include reflective writing about summer, planning the start of the school year and games.
A fun back-to-school activity to help students become better acquainted with their classmates. Reinforces reading, counting, sorting, and graphing skills. Combined with matching interactive, the teacher can model and lead students through the activities as students complete the booklets. CCS: K.CC.B.5, K.CC.C.6, K.MD.B.3, 1.MC.C.4, 2.MD.D.10, 3.MD.B.3
Pass out a card to each student. Students read their card to the class. The class responds and data is collected. They can then graph the results. This game has a set of 32 cards with questions and colorful pictures. Great for the first week of school.
This "All About Me" page can be filled in with drawings, words, or magazine clippings. It's a fun way for students to tell others about themselves. A nice first day activity.