These five activities are kid-tested over the last ten years and students love these activities.Common Core and Language Arts Florida Assessment Standards aligned, these writing assignments will get kids writing about themselves and their classmates within the first week of school.
Included in this product:
Teacher Instructions for all activities, letter writing rubric and all worksheets needed for students to do these print-ready* activities.
Activity 1: 5 Silly Rules
Activity 2: My Syllabus Notes
Activity 3: Letter from Teacher, Letter to Teacher (This activity requires you to write a letter, but everything else is print-ready)
Activity 4: How I Learn (survey of student needs and interests)
Activity 5: Hands of Friendship (partner interview art project that can become your first student-centered bulletin board).
*Activity 3 requires you to write a letter to your students, however I have provided an example for you as well.)
Common Core Literacy ELA Writing and LAFS Writing W.6.10, W.7.10, W.8.10.