TABLE OF CONTENTS
Resource 1. PowerPoint with 29 slides
• Welcome to students
• 4 x interactive guessing games for students
• Learning success kit list
• Teacher information pages to fill in with your own details
• Growth mindset
• Class rules – two versions
• Homework page to fill with your own requirements
• Curriculum information page
Resource 2. Someone the Same as Me
Students answer the questions and then circulate around the class find another student who has the same answers as they do.
Resource 3. Successful Learners Kit
This a list of items that you can give your students as a present on the first day. There are two different versions – one on the PowerPoint and one in word document form.
Resource 4. Star Students
The star student blackline master can be used for individual students. These stars may need to be enlarged on the photocopier and or/ mounted on coloured card. Take a picture of each student and make a “star class” display.
Resource 5. Friend Venn Diagrams Lesson Outline
Resources 5,6 and 7 are used in a class get to” know you” activity. See resource 4 for instructions
Resource 6. Friend Questions
Resource 7. Friend Venn Diagram Template
Students go on a hunting the classroom with a friend. They find the items and write the answers on the sheet. Early finisher can make up their own clues.
Resources 9. - 13.
A variety of Avery label masters to use in your classroom. These can be used for student’s names, labelling classroom items, your own personal belongings, sight words and many more uses
Resource 14. Silly Chain Reaction
This activity often provides opportunities to discuss what students can do to work together as a team, such making encouraging comments and paying attention to their personal learning as well as listening and watching other classmates
Resource 15. Who Is the Real Me?
A first day writing activity which the students share with their classmates.
Resource 16. Student Sticker Chart