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116 resources with the concept getting to know you

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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Self-Awareness

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Instill the importance of self-awareness with a collection designed to meet the needs of scholars in kindergarten through fifth grade. Seventeen resources include activities, lesson plans, units, worksheets, printables, and graphic...
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Social & Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Relationship Skills

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
A collection emphasizes the importance of relationship skills including communication, social engagement, relationship-building, and teamwork. Sixteen resources are geared towards scholars in kindergarten through fifth grade. Resource...
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Look at Us!: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers K Standards
Start off your young English language learners with this packet of materials, which covers three weeks of instructions. After completing the unit, kids will have practiced the letters K through Z, read several story books, talked with...
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Mapping Your Identity: A Back-To-School Ice Breaker

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Identify the unique personal attributes of your class members. Begin by viewing the Visual Thesaurus and discussing displayed attributes associated with famous American leaders. Using these identity maps as models, pupils generate nouns...
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First Day of School

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
New ReviewOn the first day of school, get to know your class members, and encourage friendship with a poetry lesson that uses adjectives. Scholars brainstorm personality traits, draft an "I Am" poem composed of words that describe them, then share...
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How to Write a “Favorite Things” List Poem

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
If your students made a list of their favorite things, would writing poetry be on it? After this poetry writing lesson, it might! Young writers make a list of what they like—or what they don't like—before crafting the list into a rhyming...
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Find Someone Who

For Students 4th - 6th
Learners practice using can for ability in a conversational skills worksheet. As students move around the classroom and practice the grammar exercise, they become more familiar with the peers in their class.
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Meet the Teacher Night

For Students K
Use a packet of colorful chalkboard-themed Meet the Teacher Night sign-in and information sheets as part of your back-to-school activities. The packet is complete with welcome signs, classroom labels, methods of transportation labels,...
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The Best Me I Can Be!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Encourage individuals to be the best version of themselves they can be with a activity that examines character traits and personal growth. Starting with an assessment, learners identify their personal and work habits—both strengths and...
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Our Classroom Birthdays

For Students K - 6th Standards
Combine getting to know one another and math with a worksheet that focuses on graphing birthdays. Scholars collect data to discover how many peers share birthday months and fill in a bar graph for visual representation.    
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Ice Breaker Activity - Name Reflections

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Get to you know your new class members with an ice breaker activity that uses their name and creativity. Scholars write their first name in cursive on a folded sheet of paper, cut around the curved lines, open the paper to view its new...
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Writing An Acrostic

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Invite learners to introduce themselves through poetry. After brainstorming and choosing details, pupils draft two acrostic poems using their names as the base. They then evaluate and revise their poems.
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Getting Started with Write & Read Books

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Welcome your class back to school with a mini-book. Learners fill in information about the school year and themselves and then illustrate each sentence. When they are complete, pupils can share their books and get to know their classmates.
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My Favorite Subject

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Reflect on your favorite subject in school with a straightforward writing prompt. Kids think about what subject they enjoy the most, why they enjoy it, and if everyone should study the subject in the space provided on the page.
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101 Ways to Teach Children Social Skills

For Students K - 6th Standards
Increasing pressure to improve student achievement has made it easy to overlook the social skills they also need to develop. With this collection of worksheets and activities, you'll be able to improve children's communication, teamwork,...
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100 Ice-Breaker Questions

For Students 6th - 12th
What if you could ease your English language learners into class with engaging questions? You can do just that with these questions. The questions, designed to prepare learners for working with English, are grouped by topics, such as...
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Back-to-School Survey

For Teachers 1st - 8th
From their strengths and challenges in the classroom, to favorite television shows and genres of books, discover more about your class members in order to enhance your instruction and build stronger relationships throughout the school year.
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All About Me

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Get your youngsters to open up about themselves with a quick activity. Class members fill in six colorful and patterned boxes with information such as name, birthday, favorite food, and more. 
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Who am I Mobile: Ceramics

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
A getting-to-know-you activity that is perfect for the beginning of the year! Kids craft their portrait out of clay, then make a mobile by dangling ceramic representations of things they love. This project builds self-awareness, motor...
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Segmenting Syllables Name Game

For Teachers K - 1st
Clapping out syllables gets more engaging when you're using learners' names. Model some names first, then have the class join you in chanting names with each syllable clapped out. Bring up the difference between multiple-syllable and...
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Blending Syllables Name Game

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
What a fun way to practice segmenting words into syllables! Engage learners by using their own names, spoken by Mico the puppet (or one of your favorites). Mico announces names slowly, syllable by syllable. If scholars have a...
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About Me

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Send this "About Me" PowerPoint template home with your students to bring and present to class during the first week of school. Step-by-step instructions to create a simple autobiography is laid out withing six slides. Tip: If you would...
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Getting-to-Know-You Bingo Game

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Add some variety to your traditional getting-to-know-you activity with a game of bingo! Learners meet and greet with their classmates, filling in squares on a bingo card with students who fit the appropriate description (i.e. "My...
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Classroom Treasure Hunt

For Students K - 6th Standards
What better way to learn or reinforce words than by going on a treasure hunt? Scholars explore their classroom to discover words that are hidden and can only be found by the clues given on a worksheet. When every word has been found,...