First Day of School activity: Questions and "sticky" answers: What will you need to do to be successful this year? What will you [the teacher] need to do to help you be successful this year? What do you expect to learn this year in X grade? What should students be doing to make sure our class runs as smoothly as possible? School is important because...
Blog post says: This year I put out items that parents could donate to our classroom if they would like. The sign read: "Please pick an apple (or two), if you are able to donate supplies to our classroom!” The apples had the item listed on it that could be donated and where it could be found. I had many parents leaving with an apple this year!
Remind your students to use their good manners by displaying these cute posters in Spanish. The posters included are in white and black background versions: 1. Pido las cosas por favor y doy las gracias. 2. Soy amable con mis amigos y animales. 3. No distraigo ni molesto a los demás con mis manos. 4. Comparto mis materiales. 5. Espero mi turno para jugar. 6. Levanto la mano antes de hablar. 7. Me cubro la boca al estornudar o toser. 8. Escucho con atención y respeto.
This is a great activity to get to know your students. This is a one page Spanish pennant banner perfect for first week of school. Once your students have completed the banners, string them together and hang them in the classroom or hallway. Great for: First day of school All about me activity Writing activity Open house Parent night, and so much more!
My students in Spanish 1 are confusing their verbs. None of my usual techniques are working so, I am trying something different. List the verbs (in the infinitive), transfer to card stock, cut to size and put in plastic box. Add meanings, subject pronouns, and endings for -AR, -ER, and-IR verbs plus irregular conjugations. Put it all on card stock and cut to size. Students each get a box to practice, work in pairs, quiz each other, and begin creating sentences. I think this will work great!
This 36 page set of worksheets, task cards, games, a writing activity, math activities and more will keep your kids busy learning the first week. These activities are great not only for student learning, but to provide you as a teacher, a simple way to get to know the kids, while allowing them to get to know one another, and helping them make the transition to a new classroom. Love this for Back to School! $
This website has a helpful list of must-have procedures to go over with students on the first few days of school. The list is thorough and it's important to teach these procedures for an efficient classroom.