Allow parents and students the opportunity to get to know their teacher better by giving them this Editable Meet The Teacher Night Handout at Open House, or send home on the first day of school with your welcome packet.
Welcome students back from winter break and the holidays with these meaningful activities! Students talk about their winter vacations using a fun "Find Someone Who" game and then buddy write a comparison & contrast essay. These winter ELA activities let students talk about their holidays while completing academic tasks. Relaxing and fun way to get back into the school routine after Christmas break!
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8 Ways to Make the First Day Special
Welcome students back to school with personalized gift bags! Create little kits that will help get students excited for the school year ahead in just a few quick steps. This project is also great for parents looking to help make going back to school special for their children. See the steps and other cool craft ideas at Fiskars.com.
Poems are the best way to welcome students to a brand new year! Includes 7 poems in color & b/w and the Golden Rule! Also included are 3 writing activities/responses with 4 different kinds of paper to differentiate for your students and two contracts (for two poems) for the students to sign. I use every single one of these poems at the beginning of the school year!
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Build classroom community at the beginning of the year (or encourage your students during testing season!) with We're Ready To Shine! Motivational gift tags to celebrate and motivate from Mrs. Beattie's Classroom. They are a perfect welcome gift for Back to School!
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It is just about time to welcome students back to school! First day jitters are a real thing for many students, and a small gift from the teacher may be just the fun thing to put your students at ease!