This is a great way to greet the students on the first day. The teacher gives each student a Meet the Teacher page and a goodie bag. There is also a student info sheet on each desk. This could be a great first assignment for students to begin working on as soon as they enter the room.

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Get organized at back to school using Google Forms. This step by step tutorial will help you organize all of that back to school information & paperwork!

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Name Posters for the beginning of the year! Students color on the first day of school, then you can hang them up in your classroom for the rest of the year!

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Love it....going to change mine to this tomorrow.

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BE! LOVE this!

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Morning Work Folders. I really like this idea and would love to be organized enough to do it. I don't know that we could plan out a full quarter in advance but I think a week or two is feasible for sure.

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A RECIPE FOR: A GREAT YEAR:) My back to school bulletin board. My friend, Michelle, gave me the idea. Turned out so cute!

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we made faces this year but I love the sign for the middle! beginning of the year classroom decor.

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Back To School Scrabble Bulletin Board

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What's On Your Mind icebreaker. Completed projects make an awesome bulletin board. FREE templates.

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Back to School Bulletin Board Ideas

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My back to school bulletin board! Going to write their names on the puzzle pieces!

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Angry Verbs: linking verbs vs. action verbs

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We all dread it, but what a fun way to get the rest of the school involved and build up the kids! Great idea to surprise students with on those dreaded standardized testing days! Would also be SOOO cool to have for first day of school, last day, etc!!!!!!!

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I wish I were a teacher so I could use all these great Pinterest ideas!!

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Cute story to teach kids who are learning to put the 13 colonies in order

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Scrabble Recording Sheet With Tiles- Daily 5 Word Work

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These would be excellent icebreakers for a children's / YA group / meeting. Clever.

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4 Sentence Types

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Each student picks a stick and places the word in the right cup. Then, students choose one stick from each cup and create a sentence using all three words. A great informal assessment!

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Great measurement freebie. Need to print for build tubs this week. Crazy for First Grade: Measurement Fun!!!

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