First day of school in kindergarten learning about writing workshop. Great board, very catching and big so that all the students can see by karla
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karla First day of school in kindergarten learning about writing workshop. Great board, very catching and big so that all the students can see
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Are you teaching writing or Writers Workshop in grade one or grade two? Class books are such a meaningful way to help! Read about more ways to organize writers workshop, tons of writing prompts and inspiration, and no prep writing centres for Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade! Teaching writing in primary grades can be so much easier with the right resources! by olive
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olive Are you teaching writing or Writers Workshop in grade one or grade two? Class books are such a meaningful way to help! Read about more ways to organize writers workshop, tons of writing prompts and inspiration, and no prep writing centres for Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade! Teaching writing in primary grades can be so much easier with the right resources!
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Back to School Ice Breaker All About Me Activity for the Secondary ClassroomThis activity is great for the first day of school. It can be done in one class period and incorporates a get-to-know-you activity that allows students to share about themselves. by nichole
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nichole Back to School Ice Breaker All About Me Activity for the Secondary ClassroomThis activity is great for the first day of school. It can be done in one class period and incorporates a get-to-know-you activity that allows students to share about themselves.
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something to keep in your classroom all year! great for open house, first day of school, and something the students can read in their free time! by marta
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marta something to keep in your classroom all year! great for open house, first day of school, and something the students can read in their free time!
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Engage your class in an exciting hands-on experience learning all about groundhogs! This Groundhog: An Animal Study is perfect for science in Preschool, Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade classrooms and packed full of inviting science activities. Students will learn about the difference between groundhogs and beavers, mammals, parts of a groundhog, and a groundhog can, have, are craftivity. When students are done they can complete a groundhog research project. This pack is great by janelle
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janelle Engage your class in an exciting hands-on experience learning all about groundhogs! This Groundhog: An Animal Study is perfect for science in Preschool, Pre-K, Kindergarten, First Grade, and Second Grade classrooms and packed full of inviting science activities. Students will learn about the difference between groundhogs and beavers, mammals, parts of a groundhog, and a groundhog can, have, are craftivity. When students are done they can complete a groundhog research project. This pack is great
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All About Me Index Card Towers! Make these with your students the first week of school so that everyone can get to know each other. These will be great to display for Back to School Night on the student's desk!!! by nichole
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nichole All About Me Index Card Towers! Make these with your students the first week of school so that everyone can get to know each other. These will be great to display for Back to School Night on the student's desk!!!
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S.A.L.T. will enable students to write more expressively in narrative writing. I will put this on the writing board so that every student can see it any time and think of S.A.L.T. whenever they write narrative stories. by Becknboys
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Becknboys S.A.L.T. will enable students to write more expressively in narrative writing. I will put this on the writing board so that every student can see it any time and think of S.A.L.T. whenever they write narrative stories.
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First day of school!  Students receive play dough and a writing paper.  They make something from the play dough and write about it while the teacher is managing the details of the first day.  Great idea! by karla
karla
karla First day of school! Students receive play dough and a writing paper. They make something from the play dough and write about it while the teacher is managing the details of the first day. Great idea!
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Great back to school writing activity for the first day! After reading the book, "First Day Jitters", students write about how they felt on the first day of school using emojis! by fannie
fannie
fannie Great back to school writing activity for the first day! After reading the book, "First Day Jitters", students write about how they felt on the first day of school using emojis!
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Using stations on the first day of school sets the tone for the year. Show students that they will be out of their seats, engaged in learning, and collaborating with classmates in your classroom. These six stations, some group tasks and some independent tasks, are intended for completion within a 45-minute period. These stations can be used in any subject or grade level, and all of the station directions and activities can be edited to fit the needs of your classroom. by joyce
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joyce Using stations on the first day of school sets the tone for the year. Show students that they will be out of their seats, engaged in learning, and collaborating with classmates in your classroom. These six stations, some group tasks and some independent tasks, are intended for completion within a 45-minute period. These stations can be used in any subject or grade level, and all of the station directions and activities can be edited to fit the needs of your classroom.
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This freebie gives a cute little hat students can make at the end of their first day of school :)(Pre-K, Kindergarten, and First Grade included) by lorene
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lorene This freebie gives a cute little hat students can make at the end of their first day of school :)(Pre-K, Kindergarten, and First Grade included)
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Using stations on the first day of school sets the tone for the year. Show students that they will be out of their seats, engaged in learning, and collaborating with classmates in your classroom. These six stations, some group tasks and some independent tasks, are intended for completion within a 45-minute period. These stations can be used in any subject or grade level, and all of the station directions and activities can be edited to fit the needs of your classroom. by joyce
joyce
joyce Using stations on the first day of school sets the tone for the year. Show students that they will be out of their seats, engaged in learning, and collaborating with classmates in your classroom. These six stations, some group tasks and some independent tasks, are intended for completion within a 45-minute period. These stations can be used in any subject or grade level, and all of the station directions and activities can be edited to fit the needs of your classroom.
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Mrs. O Knows: M&M's and 7up on the First Day: Consequences, Writing, and Learning About Your Students by queen
queen
queen Mrs. O Knows: M&M's and 7up on the First Day: Consequences, Writing, and Learning About Your Students
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Are you looking for ways to supercharge your students' writing? Read all about mentor text journals. Click the image to see examples of student mentor text journals and learn strategies that you can use in your classroom. by mona
mona
mona Are you looking for ways to supercharge your students' writing? Read all about mentor text journals. Click the image to see examples of student mentor text journals and learn strategies that you can use in your classroom.
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M&M's and 7up on the First Day: Consequences, Writing, and Learning About Your Students! WHAT FUN this would be! by queen
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queen M&M's and 7up on the First Day: Consequences, Writing, and Learning About Your Students! WHAT FUN this would be!
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Teaching writing? Read about a memorable and meaningful kinesthetic activity that will help your students understand the stages of the writing process on a deeper level. Works great in middle and high school English / ELA classes. #writing process #ELAles by nettie
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nettie Teaching writing? Read about a memorable and meaningful kinesthetic activity that will help your students understand the stages of the writing process on a deeper level. Works great in middle and high school English / ELA classes. #writing process #ELAles
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Do your kindergarten and first graders know all about their new school? These awesome school shaped books for the first week of school will have students excited learning about their school, classrooms, teachers, principals, and school staff with these differentiated color, cut, trace, and write shape books. Check out all the possibilities this set offers you for back to school! #kindergartenbacktoschool #firstgradebacktoschool #backtoschool #firstweekofschool #newschoolyearactivities #TpT by tonya
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tonya Do your kindergarten and first graders know all about their new school? These awesome school shaped books for the first week of school will have students excited learning about their school, classrooms, teachers, principals, and school staff with these differentiated color, cut, trace, and write shape books. Check out all the possibilities this set offers you for back to school! #kindergartenbacktoschool #firstgradebacktoschool #backtoschool #firstweekofschool #newschoolyearactivities #TpT
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These fun back to school writing activities are full of writing prompts for the first day and first week of school! Perfect for learning about your new students and keeping them busy while you sort supplies or test students. These writing prompts are printable and no prep - you could even have them out at open house! These are perfect for first grade, second grade, and third grade. by bernadette
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bernadette These fun back to school writing activities are full of writing prompts for the first day and first week of school! Perfect for learning about your new students and keeping them busy while you sort supplies or test students. These writing prompts are printable and no prep - you could even have them out at open house! These are perfect for first grade, second grade, and third grade.
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Stole this student profile idea from the internet, but tweaked it so that it's much more informative for me, plus it's an icebreaker for students the first day (they have to get 5 comments on their "status updates.") Might be helpful for the fish to make new friends. I'll keep it in each student's file all year and refer back to it as needed. I'll add writing samples and return them to students the last day of school along with a personalized by estela
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estela Stole this student profile idea from the internet, but tweaked it so that it's much more informative for me, plus it's an icebreaker for students the first day (they have to get 5 comments on their "status updates.") Might be helpful for the fish to make new friends. I'll keep it in each student's file all year and refer back to it as needed. I'll add writing samples and return them to students the last day of school along with a personalized
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Do you teach 5th grade and need some first day of school ideas? By 5th grade, students are familiar with the first day of school activities that involve learning the names of classmates and general class rules. How about surprise your students with new, a by evelyn
evelyn
evelyn Do you teach 5th grade and need some first day of school ideas? By 5th grade, students are familiar with the first day of school activities that involve learning the names of classmates and general class rules. How about surprise your students with new, a
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Great back to school activity from Mrs. O Knows: M&M's and 7up on the First Day: Teach your students about consequences and writing more elaborate sentences in one fun lesson! by queen
queen
queen Great back to school activity from Mrs. O Knows: M&M's and 7up on the First Day: Teach your students about consequences and writing more elaborate sentences in one fun lesson!
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Have the best first week of school ever with the book, You’re Finally Here!, by Melanie Watt. See all the fun ways we used this back to school book companion on the blog. My students loved the getting to know you games, first day writing, goal setting, and the first day of school photo booth! by cornelia
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cornelia Have the best first week of school ever with the book, You’re Finally Here!, by Melanie Watt. See all the fun ways we used this back to school book companion on the blog. My students loved the getting to know you games, first day writing, goal setting, and the first day of school photo booth!
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Teachers, using a Mystery Box will help you teach your students about inferencing and will lay the groundwork so that students can infer while reading! This fun and engaging activity will support your teaching of inferences in the kindergarten, first grad by jaclyn
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jaclyn Teachers, using a Mystery Box will help you teach your students about inferencing and will lay the groundwork so that students can infer while reading! This fun and engaging activity will support your teaching of inferences in the kindergarten, first grad
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Come see how I do my estimation station and find lots more ideas for the 100th day of school in a kindergarten or first grade classroom. This post includes both math and literacy activities for this fun day. You can grab a FREEBIE too! (Mrs. Byrd's Learning Tree) by dana
dana
dana Come see how I do my estimation station and find lots more ideas for the 100th day of school in a kindergarten or first grade classroom. This post includes both math and literacy activities for this fun day. You can grab a FREEBIE too! (Mrs. Byrd's Learning Tree)
Crafting with Kids
Preschool is one of my favorite ages. I love that we do our best work by playing all day! But I also want to do my best to prepare my kids for the big beyond: KINDERGARTEN. That means learning to do seat work (in small doses), hold a writing utensil, and recognize our names. So my solution is this awesome free preschool morning work worksheet! by kathie
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kathie Preschool is one of my favorite ages. I love that we do our best work by playing all day! But I also want to do my best to prepare my kids for the big beyond: KINDERGARTEN. That means learning to do seat work (in small doses), hold a writing utensil, and recognize our names. So my solution is this awesome free preschool morning work worksheet!
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Portable Writing Offices: This set of materials includes resources to help primary writers gain greater independence during writing workshop. The printables are ideal for creating tri-fold writing offices that can be used at students' desks, but also work great in writing centers and in writing notebooks. #writingworkshop $ by tamika
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tamika Portable Writing Offices: This set of materials includes resources to help primary writers gain greater independence during writing workshop. The printables are ideal for creating tri-fold writing offices that can be used at students' desks, but also work great in writing centers and in writing notebooks. #writingworkshop $
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Back to school questions of the day for preschool, kindergarten and first grade. Easy-to-read questions all about school life. by beverley
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beverley Back to school questions of the day for preschool, kindergarten and first grade. Easy-to-read questions all about school life.
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This is truly a unique collection of activities and resources that are designed to be used in either a 4th, 5th, or 6th grade classroom during the first day and throughout the first week of school. If a teacher can inspire students in those first few moments of school then, the atmosphere for a productive, engaged learning environment is set for the rest of the year. This package includes: by carlani
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carlani This is truly a unique collection of activities and resources that are designed to be used in either a 4th, 5th, or 6th grade classroom during the first day and throughout the first week of school. If a teacher can inspire students in those first few moments of school then, the atmosphere for a productive, engaged learning environment is set for the rest of the year. This package includes:
For the Classroom
Preschool is one of my favorite ages. I love that we do our best work by playing all day! But I also want to do my best to prepare my kids for the big beyond: KINDERGARTEN. That means learning to do seat work (in small doses), hold a writing utensil, and recognize our names. So my solution is this awesome free preschool morning work worksheet! by kathie
kathie
kathie Preschool is one of my favorite ages. I love that we do our best work by playing all day! But I also want to do my best to prepare my kids for the big beyond: KINDERGARTEN. That means learning to do seat work (in small doses), hold a writing utensil, and recognize our names. So my solution is this awesome free preschool morning work worksheet!
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very first day of kindergarten and very last day of high school. by elba
elba
elba very first day of kindergarten and very last day of high school.
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Books About the First Day of School from Fantastic Fun and Learning by minnie
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minnie Books About the First Day of School from Fantastic Fun and Learning
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