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Beginning of the school year

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Beginning of the school year. Get inspired and try out new things.
Get to Know Your Students Ideas and Freebies - A Grace-Filled Classroom

Fun and engaging ideas to get to know your students at the beginning of the school year. Build a strong classroom community with these free resources.

Year End Writing - Important Piece of the Classroom by Robynne Jennae

Description I used this template for students to write about why they are an important piece of our classroom and draw a picture of themselves in the puzzle piece. I read them the book "Pezzetino" by Leo Lionni and then we did the activity. For a cute year end memory folder, take a look at "What Popped" here!

What Should You Teach during the First Week of School? (Carly and Adam Blog) The lessons you teach at the beginning of the year are crucial for laying the foundation and setting the tone for the rest of the school year. #firstweekofschool #backtoschool #firstdayofschool

What Should You Teach during the First Week of School? (Carly and Adam Blog) The lessons you teach at the beginning of the year are crucial for laying the foundation and setting the tone for the rest of the school year. #firstweekofschool #backtoschool #firstdayofschool

Students setting goals can be powerful, whether it be for a New Year's resolution activity, back-to-school activity, or anytime during the school year. But goal-setting can also be challenging for students, so let's make the process meaningful and memorable, with built-in ways to help them follow through and reach those goals.

Students setting goals can be powerful, whether it be for a New Year's resolution activity, back-to-school activity, or anytime during the school year. But goal-setting can also be challenging for students, so let's make the process meaningful and memorable, with built-in ways to help them follow through and reach those goals.

My favorite Back To School Activity! It's the perfect whole class activity to help build community in your classroom at the beginning of the school year. Students share what they are looking for in a new friend, and how they can be a good friend to others. Perfect for first, second, third and fourth grade!

My favorite Back To School Activity! It's the perfect whole class activity to help build community in your classroom at the beginning of the school year. Students share what they are looking for in a new friend, and how they can be a good friend to others. Perfect for first, second, third and fourth grade!

Teachers, if you are tired and feeling burnt out? You MUST READ these 10 Time Saving Tips for Teachers. They will help you save time and get organized! FREE resources included.

Teachers, if you are tired and feeling burnt out? You MUST READ these 10 Time Saving Tips for Teachers. They will help you save time and get organized! FREE resources included.

Back to School pennant and glyph. A perfect all about me activity for the beginning of the school year or whenever you get a new class f students, this pennant even loops in art and Fibonacci! It's great for a math classroom or as a way to introduce art history. All 7 of the pennant choices can be used to free color. Recently added directions to turn some of them into fun glyphs!

"A glyph?" I asked myself. "What is a GLYPH?" I asked some friends and one of them knew. "It's like one of those things where kids color based on things they like, like they'd color the stars yellow if their favorite class is Art." "Oh I see!" Glyphs are COOL! After a teacher left feedback stating that she wished my Back to School Math Pennant was also a glyph, I decided to add student directions to turn 2 of the pennant choices into glyphs. I also added a digital drag-and-drop version in…