This is a packet full of fun activities for the beginning of the school year! Visit my blog at TeachItToday
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This Is Me On the First Day of School – Students draw a self portrait and complete sentence frames. Display for Back to School Night.
It’s the First Day of School – Older students may prefer to use this instead of the This Is Me… page
Find a Friend Who… Scavenger Hunt – Students get to know each other on the first day of school with this whole group interactive activity.
All About ___! Poster – Each student decorates a poster about himself/herself.
SCHOOL acrostic poem
First Day of School Homework Assignment
Journal Covers in color and black/white – July, August, September
Time Capsule – Have students fold paper in half along the center line and complete one side on the first day of school and save until the last day of school. Then have them complete the other side and compare their answers.
My Summer paragraph writing frame
School Is Super Fun! Doubles and Doubles Plus One Facts board game
School supply ABC order center activity – Use 8 or 16 word cards at a center with the recording sheet
What Is a Sentence? – Students unscramble sentence parts and glue them in order onto a recording sheet.
Birthday cakes and cupcakes – Students decorate cakes to be displayed
Heather at TeachItToday