This 28-page First Day of School file includes activities/handouts for you to get to know students on first day of school...plenty to choose from...no time to do them all on the first day, so choose your favorites or do several during the first week.
-"All of us, None of us" asst.
-"About You" wkst.
-A group-forming activity (high school English)
-group work race
-direction following/figurative vs. literal asst using Amelia Bedelia
-Famous Quotations warm up directions, quotes, rubric
-A-Z handouts about students and about your subject
-Direction-following exercise (make a monster)
-2 Icebreaker Activities
-Left or Right Brained? (Explanation, questions to determine "brain type" and brain shifting exercises with answers)
-Culture Pizza activity
-Timed Writing Assessment Prompt
-Generic Video viewing permission form to send to parents for PG/PG13 movies you will show during the year
-Generic Syllabus format for you to fill in with your course information