Elementary School; Autumn Themes; Back to School; First Day of School
Try some of these getting-to-know-you activities, from new school year resolutions to welcome bags and more.
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A mini-lesson, video, and four fun reproducible practice pages for teaching adjectives from Marvin Terban's Guide to Grammar: Parts of Speech Teaching Guide for third grade through sixth grade
Help middle school students develop and understand the craft of writing by teaching them how to write their own autobiographies.
Students will read biographies and identify their attributes, then write an autobiographical piece and create a poster.
Students study economics and economic principles by maintaining a class bank and store.
Use these lesson plans to provide students with a strong foundation for reading, writing, and using nonfiction.
Students reflect on their values as a class and community to build a classroom constitution.
Engage your new students in sharing about themselves, their families, and their summer vacations through a variety of learning activities.
Utilize this lesson plan to teach students about literary terms and help them perform an indepth character analysis. Students will learn about direct and indirect characterization as well as internal and external conflict.
By completing teamwork activities and writing a classroom constitution, students will learn why we have rules at home, at school, and in the broader community.