This Back to School Activity is an oral communication exercise and a simple writing project to be done in the first week of the new school year. This Back to School Acitivty allows students to learn more about each other by comparing and contrasting their interests, hobbies, and personal information. This piece of writing could serve as an assessment to determine the skill level of each student. However, this activity could be done at any time during the school year.
The final product includes a written component and could be extended to an oral language presentation.
Included in this package are extensive teacher directions and student graphic organizers for the interviews. No prep involved.
This activity is also available as part of our “Back to School Bundle” which includes 10 terrific first week activities as a Survival Kit. This is project is part of a large bundle of activities which may be purchased at a significant discount. Go to:
Back to School Activities Bundle - projects, games and forms for school startup
Please search for our other Back to School products:
Back to School Activity - Personal Writing - A Time Capsule
Back to School Activity - A Getting to Know Your Teacher Game
Back to School Activity - Creating Student Pamphlets - the Inside Information
Back to School Activity - Coat of Arms
Back to School Activity- Rube Goldberg Project
Back to School Activities- Games, Projects and Forms for the First Few Days
Back to School Unit Bundle – a starter pack of bundled units to start the year