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Back to School Poems

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Teacher Resources

Updated : August 5, 2004

Teachers Tips/Back to School Links Worksheets from Tooter4Kids
Back to School Rules Gr. 3-5 First Day of School: I'll Get to Know You Gr. 1-4
Ice Breakers K-5 First Year Teacher's Survival Guide
Mr. K's Links 2 Learning Welcome Back To School
A New Teacher's Survival Guide Teaching Portfolio
Beginning Teacher's Tool Box 101 Things for the First 3 Weeks
Back to School Printable Worksheets Back to School
Back to School Sites First Day Checklist
First Week of School Kindergarten Back to School
Really Big classroom Management Resources Pro~Teacher
*Teacher's Weekly Schedule Generator Worksheet Generators
Back To School Teaching Theme Language Arts Teaching Theme
Teaching Ideas and Advice Teachers Corner
Theme Poetry Teaching Poetry to Teach Reading
The Busy Educators Guide Free Lesson Plans
The Teachers Corner Month to Month Activities,
My Parents Page Reading Links
Great Books for the First Day

Beginning Teachers Chat Board


Welcome Back Acrostic Poem:

When you
Enter this
Little room
Consider yourself
One of the special
Members of a group who
Enjoy working and learning


It's almost that time--back-to-school--and in order to create a welcome, cheery environment for your students, your bulletin board should be both creative and inspiring. Find
several resources here for suggestions on how to make dazzling bulletin boards in your own classroom.


No sooner do you open your classroom doors to your new
students, when you must also prepare for Open House as
well. Find several ideas here to help you make your parent night warm and welcoming.


I'm A Star: An activity designed for beginning or intermediate ESL students (but adaptable to others!)

 In this activity, students color in a star glyph according to instructions given by the teacher. The glyphs are posted on a bulletin board (perhaps under the caption "Iím a star!") and the fun begins!



Even veteran teachers can use an infusion now and then of
appropriate and fresh ideas for the first day back in the
classroom. Here are some great get-to-know-you and cooperative learning activities to try out with your class.








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