Caitlin Conway pin due Feb 24 I love this first day of school activity. It's a good way for me to get to know my students and it will help me to have some insight to my student's lives. It will also help me to plan future lessons for my students.
Parent Communication Log allows parent teacher communication through out the school year. It gives parents an opportunity to be more involved with there children's learning and behavior in the classroom.
5 Speaking Activities for English Language Learners
Students (and the teacher) need a mental break sometimes from daily work. All of these brain break activities are tested and approved by high school students but can be used by middle school students too.
I could use this activity as an ice breaker for the first week of school or as a classroom community builder. I could have the students sit in a circle or break them up into small groups and work on the ice breaker together.
Have students fill this out in the beginning of the year. Then when it is time to choose authors for read-aloud books, prizes for Students of the Month, colors for student awards or folders, etc., Look at students' favorites list!