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Important Piece of the Puzzle- 6th grade welcome to Carpe Diem

This is a big puzzle piece for students to fill in as a get to know you activity for the first day of school. Maybe for a musical master"piece" board!

Use this activity as an ice breaker for the first week of school or as a classroom community builder. I have my students sit in a circle around our carpet, and I project the "Roll a topic" sheet up on the SmartBoard. Each student takes a turn rolling the dice and answering the corresponding question.

Use this activity as an ice breaker for the first week of school or as a classroom community builder. I have my students sit in a circle around our carpet, and

Save Sam! Lesson on how to work with a partner (scientific method too) - did this with my kids on the first day last year then related it to the scientific method all year. They loved it!

Great for teaching cooperation and group communication. 'Saving Sam' scientific method lesson- students have to figure out how to get the lifesaver onto the gummy worm using only paperclips.

Teaching With a Mountain View: First Day of School Activities for Big Kids

Use 100 cups for Day of School. Corkboard Connections: Creating the Tallest Cup Tower: A STEM Challenge

Anchor Charts for Classroom Management | Scholastic.com

Am I Really Done? Anchor Charts These anchor charts from real classrooms will help inspire you to create charts with your students that give them a voice in classroom management this school year.

Imagine a string of these around your classroom in September! If you still have some time left in school, they'd make a great transition/move up day activity too. They'd also work well for your 'Ou...

Teacher's Pet – Ideas & Inspiration for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 All About Me Bunting!

Find Someone Who... A great resource to use as an ice breaker; ideal for a new tutor group. This encourages students to get up and about communicating with others to extract information and find things in common, breaking the ice and begin bonding with one another! TES Teaching Resources

A great resource to use as an ice breaker; ideal for a new tutor group. This encourages students to get up and about communicating with others to extract information and find things in common, breaking the ice and begin bonding with one another!