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  • Kimberly Jill

    Responsive Classroom ideas for the first week of school

  • Beth Hendrickson

    Beginning of the School Year Activity (Could be up all week, students invited to add their stickies at any point throughout the week)

  • Missy F.

    back to school ideas - Mrs. Robinson's Classroom Blog: Meaningful First Week Activities

  • Susan Marie

    Meaningful First Week Activities: questions about the upcoming school year that students answer on post it notes in small groups and then stick them under the question. class discussion afterward. What makes something worth reading (mention content, not ease)? What makes writing something difficult? What is the purpose of living? What is going on right now that is worth noticing? What is your goal this year? What topic do you wish was taught in school and why?

  • Lindsay Patterson

    Six Classroom Questions to start off the school year! Great first day activity!

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Six Classroom Questions to start off the school year. Need to revamp them to suit high school but love this idea for Day 1!