Are you teaching summer school? This unit will make life easier for you and add some spunk and fun to your summer class. The unit includes:
1. Classroom Rules and Procedures
2. Parent Letter with contact information to send back to you
3. FIVE ice breakers - fun activities to have students get to know each other and introduce each other to the class
a) I survived my first day of summer school
b) I survived by first day of summer camp
c) for the end of the summer: "most improved", "best all around", "certificate of participation"
d) blank ones for you to write in your own categories
a) summer word search
b)summer unscramble words with a message (My Summer School Teacher Rocks!) and key
6. Fun activities to do at any time:
a) 10 ways to spot a "summer schooler" where students draw a boy or girl and the 10 things that make them look like a summer school student
b) Mr. and Mrs. Right where students pass a beach ball around to each other as the teacher reads the story; every time the word Right is said, they pass the ball to the right, every time the word Left is said, they pass the ball to the left
c) Writing Prompt #1: If you were stranded on a deserted island for a week, who’s the ONE person you’d like to be stranded with? Give a minimum of 5 reasons why you chose this person.
d) Writing Prompt #2: If you were stranded on a deserted island for a month, what are the top 10 items you’d need for survival. Then write one or two paragraphs describing how you'd use these items.