Back to School Activities - 10 activities to start the year! Lots of Writing!

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Back to School - 10 adorable activities to get your year off to a great start!

Each activity will help your kids get to know each other and provide them with lots of writing!

The activities foster group learning, discussion, and best of all very little teacher prep.

This packet includes:
* 2 pages of detailed teacher directions/suggestions
* Me as a Puzzle - get to know your kids as they create a puzzle about themselves
* Me as a _____! – a graphic organizer tailored to your specific grade to help the kids tell others about themselves (grades 1 - 5 are included so that your printable is tailored to your specific grade)
* Just My New Friend and Me! – partner the kids up to work together to fill out the Venn Diagram about their "pair"
* Acrostic Poems – tailored for your specific grade (includes grades 1 - 5)
* Amazing Words to Describe Me! – using adjectives to fill out a fun graphic organizer
* A Flipbook of New Friends – put the students in groups of four and give them a few minutes to talk – then have them create a flipbook to show one thing they learned about each new friend
* A Bright New Year! - time to write about how they will be “bright” this year
* What do you Think this Year will be Like? – write about what they hope they will learn and do this year
* My Play Doh Creation – a fun creative activity that uses writing to bring their creative side out - it also lets them "share" their Play Doh - requires teacher purchasing Play Doh
* Stick To It Craftivity – color and cut out a glue bottle and make a book about all of things your going to "Stick" to to make this the BEST year ever!

Download the preview to see a sample of the pages included in the packet.

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Grade 2 Math and Language Arts Test Bundle
Reading Games – Great for RTI

Grammar:
Singular and Plural Nouns
Types of Sentences
VERBS – Become a Verb Superhero!
Common and Proper Nouns

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1 Week

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Back to School Activities - 10 activities to start the yea
Back to School Activities - 10 activities to start the yea
Back to School Activities - 10 activities to start the yea
Back to School Activities - 10 activities to start the yea