Contains both the Back to School Activity Packet and the Back to School Word Puzzles PowerPoint.
The packet contains thirteen activities for the first days of school. The PowerPoint is a beginning of the school year activity with five types or word puzzles.
The activity packet includes interactive classroom activities, quiet individual activities, and projects that can be displayed in the classroom.
Here is the Table of Contents for this Back to School Packet:
Shoe Glyph - Follow Directions to Color the Glyph
Letter to Self – Write and Save for Future Reference
Where I’m Going – Think About the Future
Puzzle Break – Solve Back to School Word Puzzles
Best Foot Forward – Set Goals with this Shoe Mobile
Step by Step – Think About Goals with a Graphic Organizer
Partner Interview – Use a Venn Diagram to Complete Your Interview
Autograph Collection – Get to Know Your Classmates
Class Favorites – Predict and Survey the Class
Writing Prompt – Write About an Imaginary Summer Vacation
Talent Chain – Recognize Multiple Intelligences
Candy Activity – Break the Ice with Candy-Coded Questions
Pennants – Create Individual Logos
The 36-slide PowerPoint activity consists of lots of puzzles to get kids thinking and talking during those first days of school. With a back to school theme, the puzzles include riddles, rhymes, analogies, alliteration, and words to unscramble. Interactive elements make it fun and engaging.
For interesting activities all year long, see my Task Cards
From Classroom in the Middle