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Ugh. What to do with those last few days of school when the material is covered, the tests are graded, and your students are jumping off the walls? This packet will help you end the year on the high note by providing fun, thought-provoking activities for your students to reflect upon their year, what they have learned in your class, and how they have grown as students and individuals.

How to Limp through the Last Month (And How Not to)

How to Limp through the Last Month of School (And How Not to). Ideas to help you make it to the end with energy! (The Thinker Builder)

End of the Year Reflection Activity for Secondary Students

Back to School Ice Breaker All About Me Activity for the Secondary Classroom This activity is great for the first day of school. It can be done in one class

The Teacher Report: Fun End-of-Year Assignments

Creative Ways to Celebrate the End of the School Year with Your Students

50 Shades of Grades

I've updated the descriptors on my Grading Chart this school year!

Like the idea of specific classes being posted on the board and something for students to physically do when they walk into the room... Something that is NOT "bellwork"

End of Year Writing Craft - This is the perfect activity to wrap up the year for students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade. This fun project lets them share advice or a memory about the year with next year's students without being just another worksheet.

End of Year Craftivity: Advice to Help You Shine {No Prep}

End of Year Writing Craft - This is the perfect activity to wrap up the year for students in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade. This fun project lets them share advice or a memory about the year with next year's students without being just another worksheet.

Icebreakers and other activities are important to implement during the first days of a new school year. It is important for all students to feel welcome and a part of their small community which actually a part of an even bigger one. Feeling comfortable will help create resilient learners that have confidence in sharing their ideas without fear of being judged.

This month’s Education Update feature, “Six Strategies for Challenging Gifted Learners,” reminds us that high-ability students have unique needs, too.

As the calendar year draws to a close, engage your students with this fun and creative Personal Reflection and Infographic Activity. First, students will complete a personal reflection about their year - including lessons they have learned, significant events, memorable moments, accomplishments, favorites, and even set goals for the next year. Then, students will complete an infographic template to present their reflection information quickly and clearly. Super fun and meaningful!