A fun graphic organizer for students to share lots of information about themselves. A great start of school year activity to be displayed in your classroom. Or simply have students create it so you can collect it and learn about them.
"Me Bag" The students' "homework" for the first day of school is to fill up a brown paper bag with 5 or 6 things that are important to them. Over the next several days, they take turns sharing their bags with the class and talking a bit about themselves.
Excellent teacher website with an entire list of procedures for the first days of school. Worth checking out! also attach a highlighter and pen to the box for students to add name to paper when turning in just in case they have not already.
On the first day of school I write my kids a letter telling about myself, and then their task is to write a letter back to me. It gives the kids something simple to do while I deal with parents, school supplies and any other first day hiccups. The letters
CHAMPS Morning Procedures anchor chart: could also use Come into room quietly Homework turned in All class materials on desk Meeting classroom expectations Paying attention to speaker Sharing our thoughts and opinions respectfully!
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