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.
This is the Adjective Song to the tune of The Itsy Bitsy Spider. Using the tune of prominent songs allows students to understand the material much better. Kids learn these songs in Pre-K, and the songs are then associated with certain words, phrases, etc., as they get older. Popular nursery rhymes could be used when teaching parts of speech (as shown here), writing techniques, and countless other vital academic knowledge.