This unit includes lots of fun and engaging activities for the the first day and couple weeks of school. Students will have a blast writing about themselves, their classmates, illustrating, and enjoy working cooperatively making tasty trail mix.
What you get:
1.Two word poems:
Students brainstorm what they like most about being back to school and write two-word poems on the subject.
2.My imaginary playground (Class book)
Have students illustrate their imaginary playground then have students write about it.
3. Good Manners Quilt
Have each child write his/her name on the square write a phrase about good manners and draw a picture to match phrase.
4. Mystery Me Bag
On the first day of school, give each student a paper bag and staple the “Mystery Me” Bag letter to it. Have students place objects that tell about them and bring the bag back to school the next day.
5. Behind the name (Class book)
Students write their names on the worksheet then they look up the meaning of their names using the Internet or baby name book if they have one.
Have students randomly write their classmates’ names in the boxes on their Name-O card. First student to cover the board vertically, horizontally or diagonally and call Name-O is the winner.
7. Classroom Friends
Students must find classmates who meet the criteria and write their names on the line.
8. Explore the Classroom
Students will scavenge the classroom and answer the questions on the worksheet
9. Working Together in a Tasty Way
This tasty teamwork activity requires students to work together to make trail mix. Great ice breaking activity to create a sense of community and demonstrate cooperative learning
10. Recipe for Friendship (Class Book)
Students will write ingredients and a recipe for friendship, and draw a picture to complete their recipe.
11. Interview a Classmate
Group students into pairs and give them the interview worksheet which contains questions for students to ask their partners. Students will write a paragraph about the most interesting things they learned about their classmate and draw a picture of them.
12. Fun Worksheets
Word Search, Decode a Secret Message, Back to School ABC order, BTS sort, Scambled Words
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