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Back to School Back Pack

After the students have arrived, we sit together on the floor to get to know each other.

Get ready to go back to school!

By sharing information on their lives and dreams, students and teachers can build community in the classroom that will support literacy instruction throughout the school year.

Fabulous First-Day Ideas

Primary- and intermediate-level teachers offer suggestions for first-day-of-school lesson planning

Dear ME

The first day of school is tough and this gets the students talking, sharing and writing.

Beginning of the year activity using The Rainbow Fish

This is a great getting to know you activity for the beginning of the year!