We could do this with out Frida Kahlo self-portraits--make them "selfies"! Fun, contemporary back-to-school lesson! Have your students draw "selfies" and describe their summer via text message prompts. Makes for a great bulletin board display!
Community Builder: The End of the Day Jar has 24 questions to ask students to get them talking about their school day. This helps build community in the classroom. You can call on students to answer the questions or have them talk with a buddy.
in a Nutshell" bag. Consider using it as the student of the week sharing bag, Challenges students to find items to place in the bag that will tells things that others may/do not already know about them! Could be a fun icebreaker activity.
Day of School Activity. School is important because____. What kind of teacher do you want___. Our class should ___ everyday. What are you looking forward to learning___. Great questions to start the year with.
All About Me Drawing & Writing - Great Back to School Activity