Use this Growth Mindset Graphic Organizer to get your students reflecting and embracing a growth mindset this year. Make a copy then edit this template (on TeacherSherpa) to duplicate the page and edit the sections to meet your own student needs.
These are some ideas that could go into a Writer's Notebook. OMG! Why didn't my teacher's do something like this. This is fun and entertaining for the students. It make me excited to try something like this. I think students would enjoy it because they are writing about themselves while inputting what they learned about punctuation, grammar etc.
Introduce a different culture and help strengthen writing skills, all at the same time! Direct link to printable version: http://printables.scholastic.com/content/collateral_resources/pdf/85/0439323185_e.pdf Free printable from Scholastic. Perfect for quick RESEARCH projects.
Make a circle graph of your perfect day! Great get-to-know-you activity for the beginning of the school year. Practice fractions, circle graphs, and other math skills while getting to know each other with this and 12 other back to school math activities!