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Back to School Theme Units

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  • Students enter information about themselves, and then try to guess "who's who?" based on some of the clues.
  • "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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Enhances Julie Danneberg's witty story of first day nerves. Combine with our Back to School Unit activities in our Theme section.

  • This Getting to know you! Grid is perfect to practice math skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Getting to know you! Grid. This is a fun activity to help your students get to know each other. Great for the beginning of the school year.
  • 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 'Cloze: Adjectives All About Me! elem/upper elem' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Cloze: Adjectives All About Me! elem/upper elem'. "I like to wear __ clothes. My ears are __ and __." Complete the sentences with adjectives.