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Back to School Theme Units

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  • 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.

  • Use this 'Glyph: Name Attributes (upper elem/middle)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Glyph: Name Attributes (upper elem/middle)'. Students will create a name glyph based on their individual attributes. Includes teacher instructions, student directions and bulletin board key.
  • This cell phone themed art and writing activity allows students to introduce themselves by drawing a "selfie" picture, and writing a brief text message.

  • A fun "all about me" activity for students to introduce themselves, then come together as a class to create a puzzle.

  • Use this 'Portfolio: My School Subject Goals (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Portfolio: My School Subject Goals (primary)'. This 10 page packet contains templates for primary students' goal setting. It includes individual behavior and subjects, classroom goals and a weekly action plan.
  • A realistic fiction story, and great testing practice! This reading comprehension would make a good opening for talking about friends, peer pressure, fitting in...
  • "Today is the first day of school." A very short realistic fiction reading comprehension.
  • [created with abctools] Favorites, nickname, etc. After each student fills in this information page, paste the pages on colored construction paper and hang them up on the wall so that pupils can get to know each other better. Great Back To School activity.
  • Simple printable calendar for teaching calendar skills.
  • Wide-lined border paper with color illustrations of pencils in the surrounding borders.