All about my selfie- Explore the Meaning of Names, Back to School Activities

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Back to school activities are a great way to get to know your students. student engagement will be top when you discuss finding out the meanings of each students' name!! This all about my selfie lesson plan has all the things you need to start off the new term successfully.

The pack includes a full lesson plan, printables with a starter activity, main and plenary. All the planning, thinking, worksheets and links are included to save you time. It's also a great packet to give to students to complete at home or while you model with the teacher powerpoint online.

Whole class lessons make things so much easier at back to school time. I've used this in my classes several times and the kids love it! You can use it as a back to school activity or for meet the teacher/parents night, as well as part of a lesson on friendships. The all about my selfie can be a great introduction to discussions around diversity and inclusion as it helps promote inquiry about different cultures, race and preferences. This will set your new classroom community to be positive and inclusive.

Make it fun to share information by using the all about my selfie templates for students and the teacher powerpoint to share information about yourself. The name meanings activity adds an additional twist to the lesson as does the toilet roll starter activity . It's a fun packed lesson which can be split up or used as a whole.

All about my selfie activity lesson has been updated May 2019 to be EDITABLE, additional graphics have been added and 2 separate worksheets for boys and girls names and meanings have been included. You can now type the names and meanings directly into the PDF. You can also share the pdf as a resource where students can type directly onto the pdf. Students can also research the meaning of their name using the websites links provided.

If you have previously purchased this resource be sure to download the updated EDITABLE version for free!

What's Included:

  • Teacher guide
  • Full lesson plan explaining 3 activities:
  • 1)Toilet roll starter idea (note there are no resources for this included.)
  • 2)Meanings of names activity (including Links for finding name meanings)
  • 3)Selfie writing and art activity
  • Teacher editable selfie power point
  • 3 different mobile phone printable templates (editable)
  • Additional mobile writing pages : lined mobile templates with editable text for differentiation.
  • Editable pro-forma for the meaning of name (coloured and black and white and girls and boys versions.
  • Student task instructions ( editable)

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Bye for now :) Sabah

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