Digital Back to School Activities - Get to Know You Resource for Tweens & Teens

Addie Williams
Grade Levels
6th - 9th
Formats Included
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  • Google Apps™
  • Internet Activities
  • Microsoft OneDrive
48 pages
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DIGITAL Back to School Activities / Beginning of the Year "Get To Know You" Activities for Middle / High School - Engaging and educational DIGITAL literacy activities for Back to School with your new students. Get to know your students' personalities and get a sense of their writing skills at the same time. A great way to start off a new school year!

Print or share with your students digitally! It allows for easy differentiation! Saves paper!

**These activities are all on Google Slides (48 pages) and can be used with Google Classroom™, MS OneDrive™, and other digital platforms - great for 1:1 classrooms! My students love this as an introduction to digital activities!

All activities in the Back to School pack can be differentiated for varying ages and abilities!


  • Student Survey -Fun two-page survey to learn about your students
  • Would You Rather…? -Learn more about how and what your students want to learn
  • Time to Hit the Books – Poetry Writing Activity -Use school-themed idioms to inspire poetry for back to school!
  • 10 Things About Me - Easy get to know you activity – use in small groups or whole class!
  • Things I Am Looking Forward to Learning This Year -Explore what your students want to learn in the upcoming year
  • Movie Madness - Students insert their favorite summer memories on a film strip and then write
  • Personal Logo / Motto Activity - Students develop their own personal logo and motto
  • World’s Greatest Class / School -Students create a digital poster to advertise the merits of their school
  • The Perfect School - Students write about what their perfect school would be like.
  • The Perfect Book - Student reading survey and writing activity
  • Goals – Past, Present, Future - Goal setting activities
  • “Ball” About Me - Students will decorate a volleyball, soccer ball, or basketball with symbols, colors, and words to represent themselves. Makes a great display!
  • Story of Me - Students decorate a book stack with symbols, colors, and words to represent themselves. Makes a great display!
  • Getting Social - Using social media templates, students describe their summer.
  • Throwback Thursday -Using Instagram templates, students describe their summer.
  • Soundtrack of Me - Students create a playlist that represents their summer.
  • “Tweet” Me - Using Twitter as inspiration, students reflect and set goals. Excellent display!
  • Fantastic Five - Organizer to review ideas from last year or reflect on the summer.
  • Top 10 - Graphic organizers to list their Top 10 – blank one for you to use as you want.
  • Back to School Writing Prompts - Four back to school writing prompts on themed paper

**Please Note - this resource is not editable.**


To see all of my INTERACTIVE eRESOURCES for Google Classroom™ / OneDrive™ click the link below!


Also check out my classroom poster sets - perfect for back to school!

Back to School Poster Pack

Classroom Rules Posters—Be Prepared!

Looking for a more traditional pen and paper version of this assignment? Check out the link below!

Back to School Activities—Middle / High School Students

(C) Addie Williams, Addie Education

Google Drive, Google Classroom, GAFE

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48 pages
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