Back to School Writing and Reading Surveys

Amber Thomas
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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  1. Do you need getting to know you activities for your upper elementary students? Get these surveys for reading preferences, writing topics, student interests, parent perspectives, MI learning styles and Figure Me Out math. You will receive printable versions and if you need back to school distance lea
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Are you looking for getting to know you surveys? Do you need ideas for beginning of the year distance learning ice breakers? Get to know your students quicker AND help them make good reading and writing choices all year long. We all want to get to know are students’ interests, background, and what makes them tick. At the same time, we want to help along those students who get overwhelmed with choosing books and things to write about. These surveys will help you do all that as part of your back to school ice-breaker repertoire.

This reading survey will give you insight into the kind of reader each of your students is at the start of the year, both in interests and habits.

The writing survey will help your students generate a list of topics to write about both in general, as well as topics specifically in the areas of narrative, informative, opinion, "how to" and persuasive writing.

This product contains:
✅ 2 page reading survey with 8 questions. All you need to prepare is giving each student a different book, at random.
✅ 2 page writing survey for 5 different writing genres (narrative, informative, persuasive, opinion, and "how to.") This product is in Power Point format, so you can easily tweak the genre hints to meet your own expectations.

✅ Google Slides and Forms versions of the surveys. A complete set of student directions are included, as well as a new activity for times when you can't physically put books from your classroom library into the hands of students.

Are you looking for more goodies for back to school? I have a whole range of Back to School items here! Check out these popular products
Parent Conferences Packet
Back to School Night Parent Handout
Back to School Surveys for Kids and Parents (printable and Google Slides version included)
Multiple Intelligences Survey (printable and Google Forms version included)
Character Education for Student of the Month
Birthday Pencil Toppers

Total Pages
4 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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