Get to know your students with these 7 fun back to school activities! These activities are appropriate for either middle or high school students and include both individual and group activities. Choose your favorite or mix and match to create an unforgettable first week!
The attached ZIP file includes both a PDF and word document. The PDF ensures that there are no formatting differences between computers, and the word document allows you to edit the activities if necessary. Both documents begin with a table of contents to help you navigate the document.
The document includes the following activities:
1. A traditional "About Me" handout
2. An "About Me" ABC Graffiti handout (students write a word or phrase for each letter of the alphabet)
3. The Beach Ball Game (includes directions and sample questions)
4. Chain Story: What I DIDN'T do on my summer vacation (includes directions)
5. People search (includes directions and handout)
6. Syllabus Scavenger Hunt (includes directions)
7. Two Truths and a Lie (includes directions)
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