BRAIN BREAKS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Puzzles, Facts, Idioms, & Jokes)
Use this fun, ready-to-use resource as a way to either catch your students' attention as soon as they enter the room as a daily warm up, or as a brain break to use in the middle of class to refocus your students!
The purchase includes all of the resources listed below, but a Powerpoint is also included which organizes 40 weeks for you to use a different daily brain break or warm up!
TEACHER FEEDBACK ON THIS RESOURCE
♥ Thank you so much for this resource. My students look forward to each new week!!!
♥ I'm not sure who loves these more - the students or me!
♥ I am using these materials to create a year long bulletin board that will engage the students in our study hall! They are fun, informative, and very colorful!! Thank you
♥ Great attention grabber for the beginning of class.
Included In Your Purchase (Click Titles For More Information):
TURN OF PHRASE TUESDAY: IDIOM OF THE WEEK
Idioms are part of everyday speech, yet we assume that our students know what they mean! This resource allows teachers to introduce one idiom per week for 40 weeks with a definition and an example.
WEIRD FACT WEDNESDAY
This resource is an excellent way to get your students' attention right away. Each of the 100 slides includes an interesting random fact that, in my experience, students will be talking about in the halls after class! The facts also often get students asking "why?" which prompts further research or discussion.
THINKING THURSDAY: WORD PUZZLES
• A Powerpoint Presentation that includes 91 word puzzles that you can do with a class (More than you need for bell ringers to last the year!)
• Printable Cards that you can have in your class for student use.
• Word Puzzle Challenge: A 1 page document where students can write down their answers to the puzzles (and a page of answers) You can show students the answers as they go, or have them try to find ALL of the answers before you let them check.
FUNNY FRIDAY: JOKE OF THE WEEK
Bring some laughter into your classroom once a week with these 40 hilarious jokes that your students will love. The eye-catching Powerpoint presentation has lots of bright images and is 100% ready to use - no prep required!
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