Are you looking for a great back to school ice breaker to build community in your Kindergarten or first grade class? Perfect for readers and nonreaders, these speaking and listening activities will get primary students up and moving. Incorporate authentic writing experiences with this twist on a whole group All About Me activity that allows students to learn their classmates’ names and favorites. Plus, after getting to know each other, they can ease their first day of school jitters while coloring the scavenger hunt page.
5 different “Find Someone Who..” games are included. Simply print one for each child and allow students to interview each other. They will fill in their new friend's name in the correct spot. Pages are designed with images to help support early/non readers. Sentences may need to be read aloud to students, or they can work independently with clipboards.
Simply choose your favorite page, use one page each day during the first week of school, or even one each week as a special Fun Friday activity the first month. Do you partner up with a different class or grade for special lessons? Help students get to know each other before collaborative lessons.
Then, you can share the comments (read as a complete sentence) as a class, create group charts about shared interests, or use the topics as future writing ideas.
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