Wow your new students with these engaging back to school activities and lessons for the first few days of school. This bundle also includes all you need for a successful Open House that is fun and informative. Both will help you get to know your students and their families. Most printables have the option of color or black & white. Some lessons are CCSS aligned.
This Bundle Includes....
All you need for a successful Open House
*Welcome Sign with directions: Makes a good poster
*Several choices of signs giving parents directions on what to take and do.
*Parent Sign In sheet: Gives you immediate information for the 1st day.
*Information Brochure: Thoughts about grade change, reading, homework, etc.
*Student/ Parent Information Form/ Communication Log: For detailed information
*Explore the Classroom Scavenger Hunt: With animal pictures to help students find the areas of your classroom.
* 2 Primary choices for Student Name Plates
* 2 Intermediate choices for Student Name Plates
First Days of School
*Sample Time Frame for the First Days of School
*Independent/Partner Name Activity: First time bell work
*Find Someone Who......This Summer: Get to Know Me Activity
*Student Feelings, Goals and Interest Survey
*Classmate Bingo: Get to Know Me Activity
*Student Survival Kit/Symbol Lesson: To help students think positively about their year and classmates.
*Bubble Exploration/Please and Thank You Lesson: Students observe bubbles and practice saying, “Please” or “Thank you.” (Includes lesson plan, recipe for making your own bubble solution, posters, and photos of kids blowing bubbles on their desk)
*Reading and Writing Student Survey: Get to know your student’s thoughts, perceived abilities and preferences.
* “WE ARE UNIQUE....:” Get to Know My Special Qualities Lesson and Bulletin Board Activity (Includes lesson plan, directions, maps and photos of a past project).
*Finger Puzzle Game: Get to Know Me Activity
*Learning Styles Survey and Bulletin Board Activity: Great information for students, teacher, and parents. Includes lesson plan, 2 page survey with 6 multiple choice student questions,color coded star cutout for students to display individual results,color coded poster with the 6 different learning styles, poster to describe the learning styles and help students use their strengths for success. Super resource to use during Parent Conferences
Olympic Math Centers with Task Cards and Games: CCSS Aligned