All About Me - Younger Grades - 20 Writing Activities for Back to School
***This version is made for 1st and 2nd graders. (There is also a 3-6 version available in my store.)
***This download contains 24 different writing activities that will help you get to know your students and their individual personalities. Your students will love coming back to school and getting to know their new classmates as they complete these fun writing activities. They will also make great bulletin board displays!
***Included in this download:
-Notes to the Teacher
-Table of Contents
-Cover Page for Student Book
-A Story About Me
-My Self Portrait
-I Am Special
-Hello, My Name Is…
-Get to Know Me
-My Bio Poem
-When I Grow Up…
-A Picture of My Family
-My Fact Sheet
-The ABC’s of Me
-My Summer Vacation
-The Best Part of my Summer Vacation
-My Feelings on the 1st Day of School
-I Like Learning About…
-If I Were in Charge of the School…
-Which Color Best Describes Me
-Because I’m Happy…
-My Favorite Book
-My Favorite Place in the World
-Get to Know My Neighbor
-Thank You and Credits Page
***Here are some ways to use these writing pages:
-Choose a few templates for students to work on during the 1st day of school. When completed, do some whole class, small group, or partner get-to-know-activities.
-Bind (or staple) these pages into a booklet. Students can keep them in their desk and work on them during writing time.
-Fast finishers – Students can use these pages for the months of Aug and Sept. It’s a fun and engaging activity for your fast finishers and higher achieving students.
-Hang their pages in the hall or on a bulletin board! Your students will love seeing their work displayed in the classroom!
-Save the completed pages and have students re-do them at the end of the year. They will make a great "time capsule" and it will be fun to see how much your students have changed throughout the year.
(There are no right or wrong ways to complete these pages, so have fun and be creative!)
Thanks so much,
What the Teacher Wants