Start your school year right!
Teaching is a never-ending endeavor whether you are preparing for a new school year or simply wanting to add a little pizazz to your already challenging curriculum. These great worksheets, printables, games, and other resources can help cut your planning time tremendously leaving more time for curriculum focus on common core!
Designed with a VARIETY of FUN & ENGAGING activities, the beginning of your school year (or anytime you need a fresh activity to break the monotony) is all planned out for you. Get your class(es) through those important first few weeks of school. No more wondering where to begin!
* * Newly Added--> I Spy SCHOOL Dozen w/ student answer sheet
and answer key
* A Back-to-School Scavenger Hunt
* Acrostic Art Worksheets
* A Back-to-School Crossword Puzzle
* A Back-to-School Word Search
* A Back-to-School Pledge (Art Activity)
* A Beginning of the Year Writing Assessment
* Trace and Write Cursive Practice
* A CLOZE Reading Practice
* A "Growing" Back to School art activity
* A Treasure Hunt (Behavior Mod Activity for all year)
* "25 in TWO" vocabulary-building worksheet
* "Sweeten the Bitter" conflict resoultion worksheet (for all year)
* Back to School Bookmarks
* A Reflection Sheet (to teach internalizing learning)
* Synonym Matching worksheets
* An August and September Reading Log
* A Story Strip Race! game (sequencing)
* A 20-Word Order Race! game (alphabetizing)
* T.R.A.P. (my original reading fluency progress monitoring activity)
* School Hall Pass template
* A Friendly Reminder template (to parents for missing supplies, forms, etc.)
* A Student Information Sheet
* Answer Keys and a writing rubric
* Teacher samples
* Lesson descriptions and suggestions
AND there are even "differentiated" versions of the more challenging worksheets available for your ELL/SpEd learners as well!
* * Activities are appropriate for grades 4, 5, & 6 and possibly 3 and 7.
Hands down, this is a definite must-have packet. You will be pleasantly surprised!
Mahalo for your interest in my work and please stop by often for updates and NEW products!
Take care and happy teaching always,
Clip art by Scrappin Doodles
Some fonts by DJ Inkers