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Back to School VALUE BUNDLE: Secondary Bestsellers

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Save over 25% with four back-to-school products in one!

Kick off the year right with this mega-bundle of popular products for middle and high school, including two customer favorites, “First Week Survival Kit” and “Vocabulary Activity Pack.” This 100+ page value bundle includes:

Build a community of learners from day one with this best-selling mega-pack that includes over 20 fun-filled and practical back-to-school activities—including printables, games, activities, learning inventories and more.

Sample activities include:

Coat-of-Arms. Students design their own unique crest to hang around the room to get acquainted. Parents love to see them at open house too!
Top 10 Playlist. Students love their music. This activity lets them create a playlist that helps reveal who they are.
Beach Ball Bonanza! A fun and friendly game in which students get to know each other by tossing around a beach ball and following its hilarious instructions.
Reading and Writing Inventories. This activity will be helpful as you develop differentiated learning strategies and plan large and small group activities.
Learning Style Inventory. Which students are visual learners? Which are auditory? Tactile? Determine your students’ learning styles and provide them with tips to maximize each
Scavenger Hunt. Students compete in a scavenger hunt that will get them comfortable with your classroom so they know where to locate what they need from the start.
Classroom Contract. What better way to get buy-in to your classroom rules than have students create them? This activity provides an outline for students to take part in crafting and signing off on the classroom rules as well as the consequences for breaking them.
Much, much more!

Make learning vocabulary fun and memorable with this 42-page packet divided into four sections: 1) Graphic Organizers and Printables, 2) Games and Activities, 3) Morphemes/Word Roots, and 4) Word Sorts. The packet is filled with a host of engaging activities, including:

Vocabulary Inventory: Assess students’ understanding of vocabulary words before and after a lesson to ensure you are focusing on the right words and monitoring growth.
Context Clues Graphic Organizer: Students use prior knowledge and context clues to decipher the meaning of words.
Create-your-Own Crossword: Students generate their own crossword puzzle using the grid provided and clues they create.
Vocabulary Bingo: Students love this classic game for reviewing vocabulary. Use Smarties or Skittles as game chits for even more fun!
Vocabulary Skits: Students create and act out their own skits using vocabulary words and a list of scene options.
Context Clues Challenge: Students compete against each other to come up with definitions for words using only context clues and their teammates’ prior knowledge.
Vocabulary Web Quest: Students learn the meaning of new words and practice MLA citation by researching definitions as well as well-crafted examples of usage.
Getting to the Root: Students learn to decipher unfamiliar words through commonly used Greek and Latin roots.
Morpheme Madness: Teams compete to come up with as many words as possible using the provided roots.
Invent-a-Word Glossary: Students create their own word glossary using their own made-up words based on the Greek and Latin roots.
Connotation vs. Denotation Word Sort: In this fun activity (also a popular product sold separately), students learn the difference between connotation and denotation as they expand their vocabulary, sorting words based on their shades of meaning.

When used thoughtfully, learning scales can provide quick, meaningful assessment of where students are in their learning process. Simply print and hang these colorful posters so that students can easily assess and indicate their progress on any learning goal. Laminate them, and they can be used for years to come!

Need to gather more concrete data? This packet also includes printable exit tickets that ask students to use the same number system to assess their progress and explain their response. This simple activity is an excellent summary strategy for any lesson, and provides you with usable, actionable feedback on EVERY student that can be used to guide future instruction.

PASSES FOR EVERY PURPOSE PACKET (Also offered for free on TPT.)
A pass for every purpose! Simply print and cut these attractive, ready-to-use passes enabling students to move around school grounds while encouraging them with humor to hurry back to class.

This package includes:

• Hall passes
• Restroom passes
• Homework passes
• Clinic Passes
• Media Center Passes

Also included is an optional fill-in form page to record student name, date, teacher’s signature, etc.—simply copy on the back of the passes to capture the information you need. These print-and-go passes come in a variety of sizes and styles; laminate for years of use!

Lead the pack and reduce the stress of going back to school with this comprehensive bundle that will help you get organized, become quickly acquainted with your students, and prepare them for a great year of learning ahead!

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