Back to School Identifying Letters - FREE! Your students will enjoy this activity! Help the students get to school on time by coloring all vowels yellow and all consonants red to reveal the path to school. Perfect any time of year!
Need an idea to end the day? The End of the Day Jar has 24 questions to ask students to get them talking about their school day. This helps build community in the classroom. You can call on students to answer the questions or have them talk with a buddy.
"Twitter Door" -Have a laminated strip for every child and they get time to update status about something they learned, liked or happened during school that day! Gets them writing and ties in something they're probably already interested in! "What would the main character post on Facebook?"
The Night Before First Grade on We Give Books. I'm going to read this to my class on the first day of school on the Smartboard. Bonus: every time you read books on the website, books get donated to children who need them.
This is a link to print out warning Cards. I like these cards because it says to bring the card back in five minutes and tell what you did wrong and how you will fix it. This gives students time to reflect on their behavior and cool down before discussing it with the teacher. I like this idea too @Emmeretta Russey