Are you ready to blast off into a new school year with your kiddos? This unit will help you do just that. This space themed Back to School Unit includes:
-The Day An Alien Came to School Story with Whole Group Expectation Sort, and Individual Expectation Sort Printable
-Planet K, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Observation Journal- Students record observations about their new teacher, new work area, new classroom, new classmates, and what they want to learn this year. Includes space for a picture and lines to write.
-All About Me Student (Star) Poster Printable- Can be used for students to introduce themselves and then could be used in your Student of the Week display
-Reaching for the Stars Goal Setting Activity- Includes title for your display, star template to write goals on, Goal Color-coding poster, and idea for a cute display using student pictures.
-Take Me to Your Leader! Getting to Know the Teacher Activity Printable- Students answer questions about you then as you go back and listen to their interesting answers you can tell the real version of yourself.
-Friends from Another Planet friend search printable- Students use this printable to go around and find new classmates that fit the description on each planet and record their name.
-Whole Group Positive Behavior Incentive- Encourage students to follow expectations as a class by moving your class rocket toward Planet Reward each time your entire class is showing positive behavior. Rocket and Planet Reward included to print in color.
-Printables for Table Positive Behavior Incentive- Printables for a simple Table point system using a star theme
-"Out of this World Behavior" Individual Incentive Punch cards- Printable girl and boy space themed punch cards to punch when the student is following expectations. When their card is filled they get a pre-determined reward.
-All About Me Rocket Glyph and Data Analysis- Students will decorate a rocket to tell information about themselves such as their favorite subject, season of their birthday, etc. They will also cut it out and glue it on blue or black paper depending on information about theirself.
-My first week in _____ grade was "Out of this World" because...... writing and craftivity- Printable writing paper for the writing prompts specific to each grade level K- 3rd. Rocket craft for students to create and put their picture onto the rocket.
A great and fun way to start a new year and let your kiddos settle into what seems to them a "new planet".