More to explore:
Fun in First Grade: What's Your Favorite Back to School Activity?
great idea to illustrate routines. take photos of children doing routine correctly.. eg the girls line uup, we listen to the teacher etc. lots of examples on the blog
Crazy for First Grade: Back to School- The First Day in First Grade!!!
First Grade Stinks! (Fun book for the first day of first grade.)
Beginning of the Year Assessments (this is for 1st grade, but some ideas can be adjusted for younger grades)
Not a fan of the sad face...but could easily swap the faces for something more like our report card descriptors.
Fun in First Grade: 1st and 2nd Day of School-activity for "the night before first grade"
i love being a teacher
those kide just drive you nuts
RF.1.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. c.)Know final -e and common vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds. What a fun and attractive way to introduce silent e.
Graph, "What's Your Favorite Way to Eat/Drink An Apple?" (from The First Grade Parade)
Fun in First Grade: Blog Lovin' and Five for Friday
What Happens in First Grade: back to school
First Day Of School