I Wish Teacher/Students/Classmates Knew

Resource Type
Formats Included
  • PDF
  • Compatible with 
Share this resource
Compatible with Easel Activities
This resource is compatible with Easel by TpT, a suite of digital tools you can use to make any lesson interactive and device-ready. Customize this activity and assign it to students, all from Easel. Easel is free to use! Learn more.


I put my own spin on the activity I Wish My Teacher Knew by modeling it first by giving each student a card with one thing I wanted them to know about me, I Wish My Students Knew. It was easier than I thought coming up with 23 facts about myself than I thought. ;) After each student received a card from me with a personal fact their eyes lit up. They loved receiving a fun fact about their teacher and eagerly began writing a fun fact about themselves for me. I was completely blown away by some of the responses too. Some were very general like, "I love animals." "I have 3 cats." "My favorite color is sky blue." But then some of them were more personal like, "My mom and dad just got divorced." "I cannot buy my school supplies yet." "I have no pencils at home." "My mom works late." This activity tells me so much about my students and how they were feeling on the first day of school. Some were feeling happy and excited and some were feeling a little bit anxious and scared. This is an activity that I NEVER skip especially when we go back to school because I know it helps me and my students connect and I get to hear all of their voices.

You can leave these cards out all year for students to fill out if they want to share something with you at any time. They can drop them into a little mailbox. We also did this as a share activity during morning meeting, I Wish My Classmates Knew.

This resource includes 3 pages with 4 cards on each:

  • I Wish My Students Knew
  • I Wish My Teacher Knew
  • I Wish My Classmates Knew

Just print onto your favorite Astrobrights and cut!

Related Products

100 Reasons Why We LOVE School

All About Me "I"

All About Me Book Project

All About Me Newspaper

Autobiography Book

Autobiography Book With Non Fiction Text & Graphic Features

Follow Me and be notified when new products are uploaded.

Visit For The Love of Teachers for teacher collaboration, professional growth and for tips and tricks from the blog.

Purchasing this product grants permission for use by one teacher in his or her own classroom. If you intend to share with others, please purchase an additional license for the desired product.

Product created by For The Love of Teachers Shop Copyright © 2019

Total Pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.


Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up