Back to School Booklet & Activities for 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade

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1st, 2nd, 3rd
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Going back to school is both exciting and stressful as a teacher. I always look forward to meeting my new kids and teaching them to love learning, but it's also so stressful to come up with meaningful (and fun) activities for the kids. Worry no more! This packet is perfect for back to school activities to serve 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade. It includes cross-curricular activities that span math, writing, reading, get-to-know-you, classroom procedures, community-building, and more! It also includes a 5 page back-to-school booklet for each grade level.

This packet has 72 pages of goodies. It's definitely more than enough to keep your kids busy for the first week (or even two weeks) of school!

Packet includes:
Back to School Book
Booklet covers for 1st, 2nd, 3rd grade
5 page “back to school” memory book pages
Writing Activities
4 Writing prompts: 3 wishes you have, 3 things about yourself, 3 things you did over summer break, 3 things you want to learn about
Reading Activities
Differentiated reading passage with compare/contrast activity
Math Activities
Word problems for 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade
Math about me
Missing numbers 1-120 chart
Cross-curricular activities to do on the:
1st day of 1st grade
2nd day of 2nd grade
3rd day of 3rd grade
Get-To-Know-You & Community-Building Activities
Find a friend who…scavenger hunt
New Friend Bingo
We fit together like a puzzle
Come SEA our new friends (I am o-FISH-ally a 1st, 2nd, 3rd grader bulletin board display)
Where is it: Get to know your classroom…scavenger hunt
24 Would You Rather cards (8 extra blank ones for you to write whatever you want)
__________ survived the 1st day of 1st, 2nd, 3rd grade (black/white and color versions for each grade level)
This is me on the 1st day of school and this is me on the last day of school
24 Classroom Procedure “What should I do?” cards (8 extra blank ones for you to write whatever you want)

This product is part of the Back to School Growing Bundle. Check it out before you buy this - you might like it better:)
Back to School Bundle: never-ending, expanding, growing bundle


Looking for more beginning of year things to set up your classroom? Check these out:
School Supply Labels {Editable} - colorful chevron
Meet the Teacher Powerpoint Slideshow {Editable}
Newsletter Templates - Weekly & Monthly Templates - Editable
Substitute Binder with Emergency Lesson Plans {editable} - Colorful
Parent Communication Binder
Classroom Library Labels {Editable} - Colorful Stripes and Colorful Dots
Back to School Bundle: never-ending, expanding, growing bundle
Friday Folder Packet - EDITABLE - English and Bilingual (English/Spanish)
Class Supply Wish List Apples - {EDITABLE} - Great for Meet the Teacher Day
Reading, Writing, and Math Conferring Notebook (conference notes binder)
BEE Book {Bilingual & EDITABLE} - Homework and Organizational Binder for Kids
Bundle - Math Homework - 1st Grade - Whole Year
Literacy (EDITABLE) Task Card BUNDLE - Great for Daily 5
Word Work Activities for the Whole Year - 1st Grade
Counting 0-120 Bundle (English & Spanish): Worksheets and Flashcards
Writing Folder - Perfect for Writing Workshop K-5
Classwork, & Homework Folder - sight words, math, & more!

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Back to School Booklet & Activities for 1st grade, 2nd gra
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Back to School Booklet & Activities for 1st grade, 2nd gra
Back to School Booklet & Activities for 1st grade, 2nd gra
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