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From "backpack" to "teeter-totter." These vocabulary building word strips with pictures are great for word walls, sentence strips, spelling and vocabulary practice.
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.
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 5 page packet contains parent forms to be completed at the beginning of the school year. Includes contact information, transportation information, volunteer and conference sign up sheets and a child information sheet.
This 14 page packet contains a portfolio cover, goal setting sheets, portfolio contents dividers and reflection sheets. Perfect as an introduction to portfolio management.
"All About Me" This fun 15 question game ("Find someone who has been to the zoo this year" etc) is a great getting-to-know-you game-- even for people who think they know each other!
A step-by-step guide to establishing classroom rules that work, because students are involved in the process. Includes directions for the teacher and worksheets to guide students through each step.
Print up the form and write in the details (Check out what we're doing, Help Wanted, Special Notes, Reminders) to make a great classroom newsletter. With colorful school house, student and school bus illustrations.
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.
Desk tags can be place on student's desk to welcome them back to school. Other uses includes; tags for lockers, coat rack, notebooks, student word wall.
Cute school bus graphic and three-ruled lines make this the perfect desk tag for the beginning of school. Welcome students with their names on their desks or tables, lockers, bulletin boards and more.
Blank space to add student photo or fun sticker. Fill out student's information, laminate, punch a hole and add yarn to create a name tag/I.D. for the first week of school.
Blank space to add student photo or fun sticker. Fill out student's information, laminate, punch a hole and add yarn to create a name tag/I.D. for the first week of school. May be printed on color paper.
This KWHL chart expands upon the traditional KWL chart, while having students learn about their school. This chart addresses informational reading core curriculum. CC: ELA: RI.1-3.1
This KWHLAQ chart expands upon the traditional KWL, while having students learn about their school. This chart addresses the common core standards. CC: ELA: RI.4-5.1
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
Students pair up by matching multiplication equation to its product, interview each other, and write answers to questions on the cards. A great back-to-school activity.
Students pair up by matching shapes on cards, interview each other, and write the answers to questions on the cards. A great back to school activity.
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 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.
This cell phone themed art and writing activity allows students to introduce themselves by drawing a "selfie" picture, and writing a brief text message.
In this school-themed folder game, students move along the game board path by drawing cards and matching the beginning blends. This is a great for pre-readers and early readers!
This is a perfect first day set of activities: this 11 page packet consists of Getting-to-Know-You worksheets, a collage template, reading inventories, a classmate interview activity and a word search for upper elementary students.
This is a perfect first day set of activities: This 10 page packet consists of Getting-to-Know-You worksheets, a collage template, reading inventories, and a classmate matching activity. Great for the first day of school!