First Day of School Activities - Building a Classroom Community

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You never get a second chance to make a first impression...especially in the classroom.

This resource is filled with activities to get your school year off to the best possible start. With a student survey, teacher interview activity, writing prompt, and icebreakers, you’ll be able to keep your students engaged and actively involved in your classroom from the first minute they arrive. Filled with the perfect combination of fun and community-building, this resource will have your students excited about learning and becoming a part of your classroom.

The First Day of School Resource includes:
• A teacher guide that includes the purpose, preparation, and activity instructions for each 1st day of school activity.
• Two-page student survey
• 20 questions for the teacher interview activity
• Classroom Links - super simple craftivity
• Creative writing prompt
• Parent writing prompt
• A comprehensive list of additional ideas to incorporate into your first week of school.

****PLUS...BONUS MATERIALS!****

As a special Back to School treat I've included 10 pages of BONUS MATERIALS. In this resource you'll find a lesson on similes and metaphors. In the figurative language lesson students will complete guided notes, progress through independent practice, and participate in a fun hands-on activity. It's a great lesson to add to the start of your school year! Enjoy!

FYI: These activities are included in the Back to School Toolkit resource - a super comprehensive resource filled with classroom organization logs and forms, first week of school activities, and many classroom management ideas. Click here to learn all about it.


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Total Pages
22 + 10 Bonus Pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour

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