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Weight5.8 oz
Dimensions7 × 10 × .175 in




Publication Date

3 Aug 2016




7 x 10 inches


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72 pages

50 Activities for the First Day of School

It’s a little gem for newer teachers who want accessible activities for the first day or week at their fingertips.
Modern English Teacher

A treasure trove of creative and practical icebreakers, warm-ups, and activities for building a cohesive class.
—Dorothy Zemach

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50 Activities for the First Day of School
Burns, Walton

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With 50 Activities for the First Day of School, you can walk into any classroom and start off with great activities with no preparation. This collection of fun and engaging activities will help you take care of important first day business and have fun at the same time: learn students’ names, build rapport, assess their knowledge, introduce language, and establish the class rules. Your students will walk away having had a fun first class. You will walk away with a classroom community that is respectful, work-oriented, and friendly.

All of these back to school activities are classroom-tested, student-loved, and teacher-approved.  Presented with clear and detailed instructions., there are also suggestions for varying or adapting the activities to your classroom. Even an experienced teacher will come to see old favorites and go-to activities in a new light. Go back to school with confidence!

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