Included is a detailed first day of school lesson plan and presentation that can be modified for any middle or high school class!
There is an 18-slide PowerPoint that goes over typical rules, regulations, and classroom expectations. While this is customizable for your own class, each slide has a new and relevant meme or gif related to that slide, even if your rules slightly differ! Most of the back-to-school slides with memes are outdated and no longer funny or engaging to students. Provided are new memes from the last year specifically designed (and tested!) to make your students laugh and interested in what could otherwise be a boring lesson.
Some of the topics the PowerPoint goes over are:
- Required materials
- Entering/leaving the class
- Food/drink/gum policy
- Cell phones
- Chromebooks/classroom technology
- Bathroom/leaving the class
- Late work
- Make-up work/absent policy
- Grading breakdown
- Additional questions
In addition to the PowerPoint, I go over an activity to have students collaborate on their own community agreements (also a great community builder for students to interact with each other) and an exit slip activity. These slides are funny and informative, while you introduce yourself and go over the necessary information about how you run your class!