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Beginning of the Year Bundle

Beginning of the Year Bundle
Beginning of the Year Bundle
Beginning of the Year Bundle
Beginning of the Year Bundle
Beginning of the Year Bundle
Beginning of the Year Bundle
Beginning of the Year Bundle
Beginning of the Year Bundle
Product Description
Beginning of the year essentials to support friendships, building community, and guided discovery. No Prep!

Included in this Product:

1. Guided Discovery Sheets: These sheets allow a teacher to use the
Responsive Classroom model while introducing many tools that will be used throughout the school year. After modeling how to use each school supplies, these are a great way for students to practice using materials respectfully and safety. (Practicing with a pencil, crayons, colored pencils, markers, and scissors.)

2. First Day Reflection: These allow children to record what they did on their first day of school. These can be kept in a portfolio or can serve as a conversation starter for home!

3. Hopes and Dreams: Students reflect on something they hope to accomplish over the year.

4: All About Me: A little survey to learn more about each student. This is great to send home in a summer packet and have kids bring back the first day or can be completed the first week.

5. Find a Friend Who: This activity asks kids to hunt for a friend who meets the criteria for each box. This is a great way for students to start to learn and record each other’s names while learning something about their new friends.

6. Feelings about a New Grade: A great worksheet for students to complete about their feeling for the new year. (Something I am worried about, Something I am excited about, Something I hope to learn)

7. Making New Friends through Venn Diagrams: These allow children to determine what makes them special and what makes the similar to their friends. They can start to discover similar interests on their own! There is also a Venn Diagram to compare names.

8. Comparing K/1 and 1/2 through Venn Diagrams: This is a great way to reflect on the previous year and compare it to the new year. Many things stay the same. This can be blown up and down as a whole group activity!

9. Application for a Classroom Job: Students can apply for a certain classroom job they are hoping to get!

Connections to Literature:
10. Bucket Filler Activities: Worksheets correspond to filling someone’s bucket in the classroom, at recess, in school, and at home.

11. No David Activity- Worksheets ask students to write and draw advice for David!

12. Wemberly Worried Activity-Children can reflect on their own worries about the new school year.

13. My Brave Year of Firsts Activity-Children draw and write about a time they were brave. This is also a great way to start to introduce academic risk. One activity asks students to write about a time they are going to be brave in the new school year!

Feel free to send along any questions!

Total Pages
47 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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