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- Get all EIGHT of my Back To School resources that help break the ice, build community, establish rules & procedures, and get to know your students with fun games and craftivities!These resources all contain different activities. The only one that is similar is the agreements (rules) activity.$25.00$33.94Save $8.94
Get FIVE DAYS of back to school lessons & activities for Middle School students that have a sports theme. They focus on community building, going over class agreements (rules) and setting goals.
★ Day 1: 7-up & Skittles activity to get to know your students with recording sheet.
★ Day 2: Sharing 7-up activity, ZAP game, sports card craftivity with 7 different kinds of sports: football, baseball, soccer, basketball, cheerleading, dance, and one with just a first place trophy that could apply to any sport. The sports card is perfect for an open house display!
★ Day 3: Gallery Walk for expectations/rules/procedures, video of a motivational speaker - University of Florida's Terry Jackson (football guy) that was recorded by me. You will be provided with a link to this video because even in a zip folder it was too big to be uploaded here.
★ Day 4: Close reading of "How to Get Recruited" article (link to article provided) with graphic organizer and analysis worksheets. (Perhaps these could be used a pre-test to see what your students already know about close reading.)
★ Day 5: Goal-setting activity with a stamina frame of reference
Please view the preview to take a closer look at the plans. I used these exact plans with my both my special needs and regular classes in grades 6-8.
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