First Week of School Back to School Activities, All About Me, Bulletin Board

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Get to know your students with tons of fun Back to School activities, Icebreakers and ready-to-go worksheets and digital activities for Google Slides™! Many of the activities come with multiple differentiated options to make for a resource that can work across many grade levels. Take a peek at the preview to see if these activities are appropriate for your students!


Printable Resource:

• Word Searches: 4 levels included with back to school vocabulary terms. Answer Keys included.

• Back to School Bingo: “Find someone who...” Bingo is a fun icebreaker activity to have students interact and learn about each other, create their own Bingo boards, and then play! 2 Cards are included with the same questions mixed up (full page or half page option).

• Brag Bag: Students write, or draw (both options included) about their interests, talents, and traits.

• Rules & Expectations: Students fill in the classroom rules on a “white board”, write about why they are important, and then choose one rule to draw an example and non-example of following it.

• Venn Diagram: Students compare and contrast the first day last year and this year (personality, feelings, first day activities etc.)

• Classroom Puzzle Display: Includes teacher directions and student puzzle piece templates for a beautiful display. These even work well to have on student’s desk when they first come in on the first day, as something calming and unintimidating to work on while everyone gets settled.

• Morning & Dismissal Routine Countdowns: This is a way for students to visually see what to do at the start and end of each school day.

• Classroom Map: Students draw their own classroom map with a key (2 options included: key already filled in or blank).

• Classroom KWL: This works well about a week into the school year to see what students are understanding about the classroom, and what questions they still have.

• My Life Timeline: Fun, visual way for students to show some big life events they have experienced.

• Goal Setting: Students set goals for themselves in academic and personal areas.

• All About Me Lift the Flap: This is a cut, glue, fold and write interactive graphic organizer with 3 cover options and 2 back page options.

• Making Words: Students make words from Back to School, New Classmates, and School Supplies. Answer key is included.

• Break the Code: Students decode a message from the teacher (2 Options). Answer Key is included.

NEW Digital Versions for Google Slides™ Included:

• Word Searches (4 Levels)

• Brag Bag (2 Options)

• Venn Diagram (Back to School This Year vs. Last Year)

• Classroom KWL

• My Life Timeline

• Goal Setting

• All About Me Page

• Making Words (3 Options)

• Break the Codes (2 Options)

• What Makes up the Pieces of Me (2 Options: Heart or Mind Puzzle)

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More Back to School Resources:

Back to School All About Me Book

Back to School Journal & Writing Prompts

Back to School Glyphs

Complete Back to School Bundle

© 2017 Cassandra Donoian - Raise the Bar Reading

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37 Pages, 18 Slides
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.


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