First Week of First Grade Plans Back to School Beginning of Year Activities

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Back to school activities for the first week of school in 1st grade // We all know how crazy that 1st week of first grade can be! This packet provides meaningful practice right from the first day, and it saves you time and stress. This packet includes 5 days of scripted lesson plans, activities for all subjects, classroom management visuals, and extra resources!

Looking for first week of Kindergarten plans? You can find those here.

Let me plan your first week of school for you! This pack of back to school activities includes a week of scripted lesson plans, activities to practice using supplies, classroom management visuals and procedures to teach, writing prompts, choices at school activities, extra back to school worksheets, and extra resources for Meet the Teacher and more!

Your students will LOVE going on missions to become First Grade Experts and learn how to use supplies and follow expectations.

Are you a 2nd grade teacher? I've added in a version of the pages that say First Grade to say Second Grade for you!

What's Included?

First Week Lesson Plans:


  • Lessons Plans For All Subjects
  • Welcome to First Grade Page
  • Carpet and Whole Group Expectations Visuals
  • Mission: First Grade Folder and Badges
  • Crayon Practice Page
  • Hallway Ninja Hallway Expectations
  • First Day Feelings Writing Prompt
  • I Can Use Math Tools (manipulatives) Expectations Poster
  • Counting Worksheet


  • Lessons Plans For All Subjects
  • Listen, Answer, Talk Visuals
  • I Can Color and Write Worksheet
  • Turn and Talk Lesson and Visuals
  • My Favorite Part Writing Page
  • Backpack Back to School Craft "What I Want to Learn This Year"
  • My Family Writing Prompt
  • Ten Frames
  • Ten Frame Worksheets
  • Good and Sad Choices


  • Lessons Plans For All Subjects
  • Lining Up Visuals and Lesson
  • Characters Worksheet
  • I Like To Writing Page
  • Ten Frame Quick Look Cards
  • Spin and Color Worksheet
  • Recess Choices


  • Lessons Plans For All Subjects
  • Characters Have Feelings
  • Taking Care of Books
  • At School Writing Prompt
  • Dice Roll Add and Color Page
  • Respect in the Classroom Writing


  • Lessons Plans For All Subjects
  • Characters and Setting
  • Respect at School Writing
  • Pattern Block Puzzles
  • First Grade Expert Badge and Crown


  • How Do We Get Home Display
  • How Do We Get Home Transportation Printable Labels
  • EDITABLE Meet the Teacher Letter
  • Meet the Teacher Slideshow (formatted for Google Slides™)
  • Back to School Dough Gift Tags for Students
  • Take Home Folder Covers
  • Supply Labels for Supply Drop Off


  • Color Word Printables
  • Crayon Practice Pages
  • Scissors Cutting Practice Pages
  • Glue Dot Practice Page
  • Cutting and Gluing Practice Pages
  • Matching Beginning Sounds
  • Fill in the Missing Vowels
  • Short Vowel Picture Sorts
  • Rhyming Word Sorts
  • Fix It, Write It, Draw It
  • Color Words Worksheet
  • Counting by Tens
  • 2D Shape Match Up
  • Missing Numbers to 20
  • Addition with Manipulatives
  • Subtraction with manipulatives
Total Pages
188 pages
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