The Back to School Activities for 5th Grade is a 40 page set of worksheets, task cards, games, a writing activity, math activities and more to keep your kids busy learning and building a classroom community the first week. The goal of these activities, besides student learning, is to provide you as a teacher, a simple way to get to know the kids, while allowing them to get to know one another, and helping them make the transition to a new classroom.
Specifically it includes these activities:
Learning About Students:
Getting to Know You - Student Questionnaire
All About My First Day in Fifth Grade
Compare and Contrast Classrooms
Find Someone Who
Two Truths and a Lie
Compare and Contrast Friends (or Buddies if you have a buddy class)
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) - Classroom Community Building
A Good Friend
A Good Teacher
Bucket Fillers/Bucket Dippers
What Would You Do at School? - Task Cards
Procedures Group Activity
100% Smart - Circle Graph Activity
Latin/Greek Handout - Pent Means Five
The Wonderful, Fantastic, So Good, Awesome Day (Writing Activity)
Math About Me
Class Favorites Graph
Five Things for Fifth Grade
Looking for more great resources for 5th grade?
Character Education for the Entire Year
Inspirational Quotes Posters
Brain Breaks: Games, Exercises, and Creative Movement for Better Learning
Back to School Activities also comes in these grade levels:
Back to School Activities for 2nd Grade
Back to School Activities for 3rd Grade
Back to School Activities for 4th Grade
Back to School Activities for 6th Grade
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Best wishes to you for a new school year!