First Day Community Building Back to School Reading Writing Math All About Me

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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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Welcome back to school season into your classroom with these highly engaging school themed activities.

This product includes link for Google Slide version and digital directions, too.

School themed close reading activities, nonfiction reading, math, and creative writing activities will keep your students engaged from the first day of school or all fall season long.

Since it is school-themed, it is perfect to use all season long, not just the first week of school.

Have engaging seasonal activities on hand all year long with this money-saving BUNDLE.


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  • Choice Board/Spinner All About Me Paragraph Building with lined paper and illustration/lined paper options
  • Schools Around the World- Nonfiction Reading and Activity
  • Apples in a Basket- Math Game (two-level options)
  • How to Be a Good Listener Writing Activity
  • School Playground Problem Solving (two-level options)
  • Guess My Favorite Back to School Supply
  • Actions About Me – Grammar Activity and Class Book
  • Friendship Bingo
  • It “App-ears” You are a Great Part of this Class
  • You Are An Important Pizza of this Class – Community Building
  • A Tale of Two Friends- Fiction Reading and Writing Activity

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Ways to successfully implement in the classroom:

✓Morning Work


✓Cooperative Group Settings

✓Jigsaw Groups

✓Partner Work

✓Close Reading Strategy Practice

✓Independent Reading Practice or Assessment

✓Independent Writing Practice or Assessment

✓Whole-Class Instruction

✓Homework or work sent home over break

✓Extension or Extra Credit Activities

✓Fast Finisher Work


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.


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