On the first day of school, students are bored to death in each and every class as the teacher goes through the syllabus, rules, and expectations. Instead, I like to get my students up and moving while getting to know one another! Speed Dating is a fun alternative to a traditional class d
Are you looking for a stress-free and FUN way to start the beginning of the year in your high school English classroom? These activities will have your students reviewing skills, building relationships, and most importantly - having FUN in the classroom! The best part about this bundle is that many
Back to school for high schoolers should be fun, interesting and "hook" them into your class from day one, while establishing rules and procedures as well as a positive classroom culture. Included in this resource are 5 activities: one-word notecards, 4 corners songs and statements activities, perso
This resource includes worksheets that use poetry to help students reflect about the new year! This resource is geared toward high school students, and is perfect for any high school English class! This activity can be completed by students individually or as a group. Included in this resource:Three
Perfect for the first day of school or the first week of school, this EDITABLE, NO PREP, GOOGLE SLIDES postcard ice breaker activity is a fun way to start off back to school season. This getting to know you writing activity will help your students break the ice while you gather writing samples for t
Engage your high school English students in this 5-star rated growing bundle of lessons and activities that are perfect for Halloween time. This bundle currently includes:Day of the Dead / Dia de los Muertos Calavera Lesson Poetry Halloween (available in print and digital formats) (5-star rated!)Ed
Name the Novel! I'll give you the character(s), you give me the novel title. ("Classic" Literature edition)Use this ready to go interactive PowerPoint with your high school English students early in the school year to get to know their reading backgrounds and to get them talking about books. This co
This technology-themed set of activities revolves around topics that students love to discuss including artificial intelligence, self-driving cars, and the technology behind Bitcoin (blockchain). Spark lively conversations and get your students excited about debating, presenting, and writing!Include
Engage your high school English students in this 5-star-rated growing bundle of Edgar Allan Poe resources! As a growing bundle, purchasing now will allow you free access to future materials added to this bundle! This currently features a short stories lesson, a graphic organizer for developing the
"Island Survival" - ESL TEFL TESL Game for English learners!INCLUDE SOUND EFFECTS!Great Speaking / Vocabulary activity for your English learners.Explore a "Tropical Island" and try to survive!Time: 40-45 minsPlayed already with hundreds of my Chinese Students in High Schools and they truly love it!H
25 engaging ideas to use "as is", or else tailor to your needs. They range from online activities to in-class partner work, and there are a variety of ways you can apply these: to existing units, for classroom community building, or even as extension activities. The sky is the limit!
Looking for Ready-to-Use Back to School / Beginning of the Year Activities? Here are 20 engaging and educational literacy activities for Back to School to use with your middle or high school students. Get to know your students' personalities and get a sense of their writing and language skills at t
Are you looking for 100th day of school activities that are a bit more rigorous for 2nd and 3rd grade? Celebrate your 100th day of school with 16 high engagement activities for reading, 100th day writing, and 100th day math made especially for second and third grade. This resource includes both prin
Looking for something different to do at the end of the school year? This package includes 18 different activities for you and your students to complete as you near the last few days of school. Includes 33 worksheets and templates that can be easily differentiated for varying grades and abilities!
These 100th day of school activities are perfect for older students! The activities included in this resource are fun for upper-grade students, and many of them require higher-order thinking skills to ensure that the academic day is not wasted. Keep your students engaged and learning while also part
If you are looking for quick and easy ideas that you can use in October to keep your middle or high school English students on task and engaged, then look no more! Add rigor and fun to October! This pack includes up to 3 weeks of materials depending on your class periods and how you use what's inclu
End of The Year Activities - Digital Version - Looking for something different to do at the end of the school year? This package includes 18 different activities for you and your students to complete as you near the last few days of school. Includes 33 Google Slides™ for the students to work dire
This literary genre bundle contains practical and engaging materials to help students learn the similarities and differences between various narrative genres they will encounter when reading texts. The goal is to help students identify the characteristics of the genres included and to distinguish be
Want a fun way to assess your student's knowledge on the three types of irony? Students make their way through the maze making turns as they decide what type of irony is being shown: dramatic, situational, or verbal.
This item includes a color and black and white version of the Irony Maze workshe
BACK-TO-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES MEGA-PACK!Get to know your students, their skills and their learning needs in this mega-pack of over 20 fun-filled and practical back-to-school activities! “First Week Survival Kit” includes 35 pages of printables, games, activities, learning inventories and more to help y
DIGITAL Back to School Activities / Beginning of the Year "Get To Know You" Activities for Middle / High School - Engaging and educational DIGITAL literacy activities for Back to School with your new students. Get to know your students' personalities and get a sense of their writing skills at the s
If your students are anything like mine, they perk up the second they hear the word “challenge,” which tends to invite shouts of “OH YEAH!” and “IT’S ON.” I frame this activity as a "challenge" because it challenges students to create the perfect questions to generate the details needed to write an
First day activities for middle school will help establish a strong and trusting rapport in your classroom. Fun back to school activities for middle school and high school students will create a great first day. You will also be creating a positive and effective learning environment. Understandin