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  • [member-created with abctools] Unscramble the words from "playground" to "math".
  • Narrow-lined, castle patterned writing paper with the title "All about me" at the top.
  • Students will have fun designing their own personalized stamp that reflects their interests.
  • This School Themed Addition (elementary) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this School Themed Addition (elementary) Word Problems. "Last year there were 89 third graders at Johnson Elementary School. This year there are five more." Five school-themed math addition problems.
  • Brief reading comprehension, math and direction-following exercises with a crayon theme.
  • "Welcome back!" Six back-to-school themed bookmarks per page.
  • I like to go to school. I like to learn to read and write. I like to add and subtract, too. Science and social studies are fun subjects.
  • Use this Venn diagram to compare two apples.
  • 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.

  • This School Themed Multiplication (upper elementary) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this School Themed Multiplication (upper elementary) Word Problems. Cindy had a summer job bathing dogs. She earned $5.25 for every dog she bathed. She bathed 17 dogs every week. How many dogs did she bathe in two weeks?
  • 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.

  • A bright red apple tag to slide onto a pencil for a great welcome gift or first day of school craft. Messages include "Welcome!" or "Welcome to ____" (Pre-K through 5th Grade).

  • Simple printable calendar for teaching calendar skills.
  • Use this 'Rebus: I Like School (b/w)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Rebus: I Like School (b/w)'. The color version of this rebus is available on our member site.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompt: My First Day in First Grade' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompt: My First Day in First Grade'. This is a writing activity for the first day of first grade.
  • This simple worksheet helps students practice "same" and "different".
  • Writing Paper with a school theme border.
  • 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 school house, student and school bus outlines to color.
  • A seven page packet of materials to start the school year for upper el/middle 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.
  • This packet is perfect for students interested in the zoo. Activities include writing about and drawing zoo animals, math problems, mazes and more.
  • Word search with back to school-themed vocabulary.

  • This reading comprehension concerns information about when school starts in several different countries.

  • This Coming/Going to School Classroom Picture Graph is perfect to practice graphing skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Coming/Going to School Classroom Picture Graph. Use these picture patterns to make a classroom picture graph. Each student colors a picture that represents them and adds it to the classroom graph.
  • "Look at the clock. What time does school start?"
  • Wrap 1, 2, or 3 pencils with these colorful flags for a great welcome gift or first day of school craft. Messages include "Welcome Back to School" or "Welcome to ____" (pre-k through 5th grade).

  • A rebus story followed by comprehension questions. Good for primary or early readers.
  • A seven page packet of materials to start the school year for primary/early el 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.
  • 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.

  • From "book" to "pencil". Printable Word Unscramble with school theme.
  • [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.
  • Use this 'Acrostic Poem: School' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Acrostic Poem: School'. This printable school acrostic poem form perfect a Back to School Theme Unit.
  • This School Favorites Clip Art is perfect to practice tally and graphing skills. Your elementary grade students will love this School Favorites Clip Art. Use the tally sheet and graph form to determine favorite subjects and favorite unit.
  • Enhances Audrey Penn's heartwarming story of a mother's love for her baby raccoon.
  • This School Themed Skip Counting (elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this School Themed Skip Counting (elem) Word Problems. "There are two boys in every row on Bruce’s bus. How many boys are there in two rows?" Five school-themed math problems using skip counting.
  • "School begins at _____." This early reader booklet is great for a lesson on telling time, for helping students understand their schedules, and for the fun of making a personalized book.
  • 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!

  • Fun, pencil-shaped word search. Great for back to school!

  • "School is fun because..." Colorful border and writing prompts encourages creative writing and a chance to share their opinions in a positive way.
  • Create a bar graph to show information about classmates.
  • [member-created using abctools] Find the school-themed words, from bell to pencil sharpener, in this word search.