Checklist of procedures for the beginning of school. When you look at this list, it's no wonder it seems like it takes forever to get around to teaching content!
*LOVE* this for the beginning of the year! (OK, I really just love this whole stinkin' site...)
Ice Breaker Activity - Game - Task Cards for students! Start the year of right with 30 fun ice breaker task cards to engage students while they get to know
Beginning of Year: First Day of School Activity
Back to School
Beginning of school. This would even work in middle school. My kids love the David books (yes, I take them from my 6-year-old to share with my 8th graders!).
Star of the Week Beginning of School Freebie change it up for music favorite song, artist, instrument etc.
This All About Me beginning of the year activity can be adapted to any grade. Love it!
Seasonal Teaching Resources
10 Classroom Jobs for Middle School and High School - good to set up at the beginning of the year if you're going to
back to school: This is set up for 4th grade but can be used for beginning of the year discussions of expectations.
Beginning / End of School
teaching good listening skills @ beginning of school year: will make my own on poster board
Let's Learn English!