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Start the year off strong with these mini-lessons and ice breaker activities. You'll also demonstrate to your students that your class with be a mixture of standards-based learning, collaborative, and FUN! This set of activities for the first couple of weeks of school will provide the opportunity for your students to get to know each other with ice-breakers!
1. Summer Memories and Music
2. Me Charades
3. “Top 3” Pennants
4. Teachers to Teachers: A Grammar Game (based on the popular game "Apples to Apples."
5. Conversation & Consensus aligned specifically to the CCSS speaking and listening standards).
You and your students will enjoy these activities and find them meaningful. Common Core based. Secondary and junior high.