Back to School Activities / Beginning of the Year Activity - My Life in 30 Words

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Looking for a unique and challenging 'get to know you" activity? Try this autobiographical poem with your students which has to be exactly 30 words! It's a great way to learn about your students for Back to School! This resource encourages students to think about what truly makes them unique and what is important to them.

This activity makes a fun classroom display for Back to School or Meet the Teacher Night! Students love to read what others have come up with when they share with each other. Easy to adapt for different ages and abilities!

Want the DIGITAL VERSION of this activity? CLICK HERE!


  • a detailed assignment sheet
  • a fun and unique brainstorming sheet
  • student examples
  • template to help students with their 30 words
  • 3 poster templates for students
  • self-assessment / teacher rubrics

A fun activity for BACK-T0-SCHOOL or as part of a POETRY UNIT!


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Includes 8 different creative poetry assignments and activities!

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