Poetry Activity for Back to School! Goes with A Remarkable Adventure by Jack Prelutsky. At the beginning of the year, read a poem about excuses for not doing homework! A fun back to school poem to read with your students. They can also do the poetry activity sheet (useful for the beginning of the year) which provides a scaffolded guide for them to analyze a poem, looking for rhyme, alliteration, figurative language, imagery, and so forth.

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Back to School - Superhero Writing Center This set includes: - 10 writing samples to choose from. - 9 reference sheets (six of them are editable). - Templates for: letter, poem, recipe, list, story, card, postcard. - Bulletin board border - 6 Superhero characters to decorate your bulletin board!

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The Starfish Story is a great product for back to school. This poem adapted from Loren Eiseley’s work, is a perfect way to spread inspiration and motivation to your colleagues, staff or students in your class. #backtoschool #inspiration #free

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FREE. Going back to school isn't easy for everyone (especially new kids). This poem may help start a dialogue about how to be inclusive.

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This is a fun back to school library orientation activity for your younger elementary students and is based on the fabulous book The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School by Laura Murray! This scavenger hunt aligns with the following Common Core Standards: Kindergarten: SL.K.1, SL.K.2, SL.K.6 First Grade: SL.1.1, SL.1.2, SL.1.3 Second Grade: SL.2.1, SL.2.2, SL.2.3 Third Grade: SL.3.1, SL.3.3, SL.3.6 $

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This is a great first week of school activity. Students will read a short poem, either from the excerpt provided in your download, or from the book itself. It will open the window for a class discussion on why it is important to be different and how our differences contribute to our daily environment.

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Teaching Manners is important, too. Display this cute poem by Gelett Burgess as a reminder for good table manners in the cafeteria. I add motion...

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