Start of Term Activities

Grade Levels
2nd - 6th
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12 pages
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Get set for the new school year with these ready-to-go printable activities! Here's a little bit about each of the worksheets included:

  • Goal setting template

Oh the dreaded start of term goal setting! Forget the fancy wall displays that go untouched for the rest of the year! Keep this goal setting chart in an easy-to-access place and get your students to track each time they take an action towards achieving their goals.

  • 22 Takes for 2022 - Getting to Know You Worksheet

Sick of the same old 'All About Me' worksheets that you do EVERY year? Well, here's a fresh one! It's the same but different. No more "Choose 3 adjectives to describe yourself" ...hooray! Just "3 must-have items for surviving lockdown". Oh. Such fun.

  • Recipe for Me - Getting to Know You Activity

Get your students thinking abstractly - what makes them special? A cup of love, a splash of the giggles, a can of worms and a tinkle of trouble? Flour, eggs and milk are fine too.

  • Summer Highlights Template - Surfboard

Surf's up! Time may be up for the holidays but don't let that stop you riding the wave of summer into your start of term activities! Students can write about or draw the highlight of their holiday. PDF comes with a blank version for colouring in.

  • Summer Recount Writing Frame - Ice Creams

Your #1 go-to start of term writing topic: Summer holiday recounts! What screams summer more than ice cream? PDF includes wide and narrow-lined versions.

  • Summer Recount Writing Frame - Jandals

Your #1 go-to start of term writing topic: Summer holiday recounts! That footwear you see lining the borders is 100% "jandals". "Sandals", "flip-flops" and "thongs"? Ahhh yeah nah mate. PDF includes wide and narrow-lined versions.

  • Summer-Themed Senses Recording Chart

Get students generating vocab beyond 'yellow sun' for their summer recounts. Give students this recording chart to brainstorm what they saw, heard, smelt, felt and tasted. Challenge them to add a range of interesting adjectives and verbs.

  • What Fills My Bucket

Create a colourful classroom display with buckets of possibilities. Use this as a one-off activity or make a weekly time to show gratitude and get students to write a post-it message for a peer to 'fill their bucket'.

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