First Week of School Team Building (for grades 1–6) Choose from four different interactive games (primary and intermediate grades) that help your students practice classroom expectations while getting to know one another. All About Me: Center Activity (for grades Pre K–K) Review the 5 senses with your students, then have them work with a partner on this matching center activity. Pocket Book: One of a Kind (for grades 1–3) Delight your parents on back-to-school night with a booklet about each student!This hands-on activity is a simple and fun way for students to introduce themselves to you and ease the stress on the first day of school. Logical Thinking Activity (for grades 3–4) This activity is perfect for those 10 minutes you have to fill after an assembly or before lunch break.She enjoys creating lessons that are meaningful and creative for students.
Students work together to record their answers. and Think Dots My number has nine digits It is evenly divisible by 100The value of one of the digits is 700,000The digit in the millions place is both even and prime The digit in the hundreds place is the temperature at which water freezes The digit in the ten millions place is triple the number in the millions place The digit in the thousands place is the number of fluid ounces in a cup The digit in the hundred millions place is a special number because it is a factor of every number.
Students roll die to determine which 3 activities to complete.3.
The fun pictures make the activity entertaining while students practice their writing. Beach Ball Ice Breaker Using a blow-up beach ball and a permanent marker, write down questions for students to answer.
Practice throwing the ball around and having students answer the question that their right thumb lands on. Creative Writing Cartoons (for grades 2–4) Get samples of your students’ writing with these fun cartoon characters!
Instructor will count, "1-2-3" ..slam your answer down in the middle of the table6. Instructor clarifies/verifies Students work from a 2x2 or 3x3 grid in a tic-tac-toe format Activities in each box represent Bloom's type activities, such as:- create a drawing that shows...- write 3 sentences that correctly use the terms _________, ___________, and _______________.- create a comic strip that includes...- make a game in which players .... Teacher creates a numbered 6 box graphic with varied activities on a student expectation.2.
Simple STEM topics and brain teasers can minimize challenging behavior during transitions.
Have students work together to try and guess the animal they are wearing using yes or no questions. (For non-readers, post an image with the word written underneath.
This game shouldn’t take longer than 20 minutes.) 2.
Give students practice with this imaginative invention activity. Logical Thinking Activity (for grades 5–6) Put students into groups and solve this fun bug trivia puzzle to exercise their critical and creative thinking. Whale Writing Prompt and Whale Bulletin Board (for grades 1–3) Match your writing paper to your bulletin board with this whale-themed writing paper and bulletin board.
Have students write about what they did over the summer for your first writing sample. Draw Then Write Whale Theme (for grades 1–3) This quiet activity is the perfect way to get students writing again without stressing them out.