In less than a month, some if not most of us will be headed back to school. These activities are aligned to the common core while helping students acclimate to their surroundings and getting to know their peers.
School-Wide Treasure Hunt
Contents: 9 audio QR codes; 1 activity sheet; 1 activity sheet with answers
How to use this activity: Copy (and laminate if you prefer), and then cut out the QR code clues. If you use the worksheet, make one copy per student or group. The set-up of this activity will take approximately 5-10 minutes, however, the students are sure to enjoy it! A list of the clues and how to set-up are included.
Contents: 1 interview sheet; 1 compare/contrast sheet
How to use this activity: Copy one interview and compare/contrast sheet per student. Each student interviews two classmates and records their answers. Then students compare and contrast the information from the interview.
Extra, Extra, Read All About Me!
Contents: 1 newspaper template
How to use this activity: Copy one template per student. Each student completes the newspaper template by drawing a picture of him/herself and sharing additional information.
Five About Me
Contents: 1 activity sheet
How to use this activity: Copy one activity sheet per student. Each student shares five things about his/herself using the numbers 1-5. An example is included on the activity sheet.
Common Core Standards:
SL.2.2, SL.2.3, SL.5.1
L.1.4, L.2.4, L.2.5, L.3.4, L.3.5, L.3.6, L.4.4, L.4.5, L.5.4, L.5.5
RI.4.5, RI.4.7, RI.5.5