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First week of 1st grade
1st day of school activity - a great way to hear what students did over the summer and to get ideas on what they are looking forward to for the school year.♥
Beginning of school activity - Goodbye Summer - Hello School Turn into a class book? Poem to go with activity: Goodbye vacation! Hello to school! Hello new classmates, Goodbye old pool. Vacation time's over, School time is here, Once more we welcome Another school year.
1st Day of School - good way to hear what they did over the summer and to get ideas on what they are looking forward to that school year (@ First Grade Honey Bunch)
I call this anchor chart-- "How to Make Kids Hate Coming Back to School"-- Seriously?? this is sheer torture for kids...how could you do such an exercise like this in the first week of school!? Sorry, teachers, just my honest opinion!
Laminate these two page back to back and you have one useful resource card for your students. It includes letters and pictures clues for the sounds...
first grade helper. This was hard to find on her blog but I googled 'my first grade helper and easily found a PDF file of one similar to this
Songs for your first grade classroom - A day in first grade
more "getting to know you" activities for the first weeks
Bucket Fillers - help kids treat each other kindly and with respect- great idea!
Lisa Martin - Common core standards for first grade all typed up to put in a notebook. Rachel made all the kindergarten teachers and STs this last year- its super useful!
Love this visual writing rubric ... great for the beginning of the year to give them a starting point!
First Grade Wow: Writer's Tool Box printable - has some GREAT ideas for writing folders
I am so making this to put on my students desks for the first day of school.
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In First Grade I Want to... (writing)
First Grade Wow: Me and My School Cute anchor chart for beginning of school year for what kids should do in school.