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A Letter to My Future Self: Students will write to their future selves to remind them about what they were like and what their hopes were at the start of the year. Materials Needed:• A LETTER TO MY FUTURE SELF sheet for each student• pens/pencils Procedure:Distribute a sheet to each student. Tell t
With this assignment, students will write a 3-paragraph letter to their future selves that is designed to be opened at the end of the school year. Following the prompt, students will discuss "where you are now," "what challenges you've overcome," and "where you're going," encouraging them to reflect
Build community with these back-to-school icebreakers and activities revised and updated especially for Fall 2021! These activities will work for in-person classes, Distance Learning, or a hybrid. To help you get the most bang for your buck, Blank Templates allow you to use some of these activities
★ Find out what moves your students ★ Find out what inspires your students ★ Get your students up and moving ★ Get to know your students for who they are ★ AND let’s have some fun! Includes:★ Assignment sheets★ Instructions★ Notes and tips from me BREAKDOWN OF ACTIVITIES:#1: Letter to your Future Se
3rd - 12th
Whether you are teaching remotely through distance learning or are using technology in your classroom, these back to school activities will engage your students during the first week of school!This resource includes 14 digital activity pages available in Google Slides. You can also download a PowerP
This Time Capsule letter is the perfect way to capture those "first day" emotions! Save these letters until the last day of school for a sentimental, fun filled memory!Includes a fill-in-the-blank letter, lined letter, and a slide of prompts.
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Reflection, goal setting, and growth mindset are so important to teach our students, and this resource gives them a chance to do all three! My "Letter to Me" activity is something to use during the first and last weeks of school as a writing activity. At the beginning of the year, students write a l
********FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL ACTIVITY FOR ENGLISH ELA (6th, 7th, 8th, 9th): Letters to MyselfLetters of Self-Expectation and Self-ReflectionA lot can change for your students over the course of an academic year. This lesson has two parts: one letter at the beginning of the year and one at the end. T
Beginning of Year Bundle Save 40% on 11 of my best-selling Back to School products including: Parent and Student Surveys, Back to School and Meet the Teacher Letters, Time Capsule, Scavenger Hunt, Open House PowerPoint, Postcards, Behavior Alert & Behavior Praise, & 180 Morning Meeting Conv
A fun back-to-school activity that allows your students to write a letter to their future selves that you will keep and give back to them at the end of the school year! Letter guides the students through great get-to-know you questions like "My favorite memory of last year was," and "One thing I ho
On the first day of high school I have my 9th graders fill out a survey about themselves (favorites, etc.) and write a letter to their "Senior-Self" to receive at graduation. This is such a rewarding activity that has been such a joy each year!!! It is so surprising how just writing down a goal some
I love putzing with a play-on-words, to create cute writing prompts that I think students will enjoy. “Taco ‘bout” is one of them, which will add a few Spanish words to your students’ vocabularies, as they have fun making a paper “taco”. Teacher Comments:“Students loved these!”“This was such an a
First Day Letter to Future Self Students will write a letter to their future selves on the first day of school. You can put these letters away until the last day of school, when the students can open them. Included are multiple templates for upper and lower grades. Upper Grades -Fill in the bla
2nd - 5th
Engage your students on the first day of school in this fun and reflective letter writing activity! This writing assignment is a great back-to-school resource! Students will write a letter to themselves on the first day or week of school, which the teacher will store and return to students on the fi
Get your students writing right away!! These 3 activities are perfect for the first couple of days in your secondary classroom. 1. Hello My Name Is This is an excellent alternative to the typical boring questionnaire. It includes more creative, unique questions such as "What is on your bucket
This fill in the blank letter is designed to be written on the first day of school and given back to the students on the last day of school. You can put the letters in sealed envelopes if you wish them to be private. You can change the wording in the letter however you wish to suit your needs, and y
This writing assignment is a great back-to-school resource! Students will write a letter to themselves on the first day or week of school, which the teacher will store and pass back out on the final day of school for students to read. There are multiple brainstorming questions for students to resp
This is an engaging, interactive way to get to know your students better (and to help them get to know themselves as well!) those important first few days of school. Using the provided link to the assessment, students with find out their learning style (visual, auditory, or kinesthetic) and reflect
Starting a brand-new school year is such an exciting time for students. Start the year off right with these fun and engaging back-to-school activities that will help students get to know each other as well as their new teacher. It's important to build classroom community to set the groundwork for a
This fun activity involves students writing letters to themselves (most effectively at the beginning of the school year) that are "delivered into the future" by saving them and opening them during the last week of school. This letter to the future writing process gives students the opportunity to r
Back to School Bonanza consists of interactive back to school fun activities that can be used during the first few weeks of school. This 29-page resource contains: Read all about me! (Boy and Girl Versions) A Secret Message for You (With Answer Key) Classroom Explorer Meet
Start your school year strong with this digital activity that focuses on uppercase and lowercase letter matching! This deck of Boom Cards is perfect for the beginning of the school year and Back to School. In this alphabet game, your students will click on the matching lowercase letter. This deck in
Hello, excited educators! Looking for a smooth, quick-and-easy set of lesson plans for those first few days (or full week) of the school year? Look no further! In this bundle, you will receive:Letter to My Future Self: an individualized letter-writing exercise.Classmate Interviews: a creative, inqui
This activity was by far my FAVORITE of the year! And the best part is, you get to use it twice per year!Celebrate the first day of school by having students complete this time capsule! Students will engage in 5 different activities to remember their first day of school! Have a time capsule party to

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