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Back to School Getting to Know You Project

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12 plus Google Slides links and screencasts
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Get to know your students this back to school season using this fun project that will promote social - emotional learning in your classroom as you build personal relationships on the first day of school. Teachers and students will create a video presentation to introduce themselves to the class. This back to school project can be used in the classroom or in your remote learning classroom.

Students will:

  • Share information about their personal life, goals, and feelings about the future
  • Create a presentation and video using checklists and graphic organizers
  • Increase their social - emotional learning by forming connections and communicating with their teacher and classmates.

This back to school project includes:

  • Five pages of teacher information to help you navigate this activity in your classroom.
    • Digital links to Google Slides materials of all printable materials. (Yes, this comes with BOTH print and digital materials).
    • Screencasts of how to utilize video recording platforms such as FlipGrid, creating videos for teachers, and a student screencast to explain what they need to do.
    • Yes! This project can be used in your Learning Management System such as Schoology, SeeSaw, or Google Classroom.

  • Teacher instructions for making your video.
  • Project checklist
  • Graphic organizer
  • Scriptwriting template
  • Filming checklist
  • Templates for teacher and student project
  • Rubric to assess student work

Distance learning has taken a toll on our students' social - emotional health. Forming relationships with your students will help to make them feel connected to your classroom and engaged in activities. This activity will allow you to learn more about your students while utilizing technology to create videos.

Share student videos on Back to School Night or parent / teacher conferences to illustrate personalized learning activities.

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12 plus Google Slides links and screencasts
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
3 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations.
Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.


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