This packet contains 5 activities for your students to get to know their classmates and classroom at the beginning of the year. Contents include:
Classmate Bingo: Students search for classmates that fit certain criteria in the "Find Someone Who..." format. They then fill their Bingo boards with the names of their classmates. When completed the teacher uses the students' names to play Bingo. When a students has 5 across either diagonally, vertically, or horizontally that student has Bingo.
Book Hunt: This activity is a great way for your students to explore and familiarize themselves with your classroom library. Students search your library to find different books that fit each description
Get Connected: Students fill out a list of some of their favorites. They then search for other classmates that have the same favorite things and make that connection.
Lots in Common: This activity is a great way to get your students talking about themselves. Students talk to classmates about themselves in search of something in common. They then record their commonalities on the recording sheet.
How Many?: Students collect data about their classmates and represent their data in a bar graph.
*First grade may need guidance with some activities.