Classroom movie day ideas for first, second, and third grade kids that are both fun and educational. Your students will love the FREE movie day math and reading menus in this post as they use the movie they are watching to review important skills. The movie related activities are ideal for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade teachers to keep students engaged and still learning after the movie!
This could be adapted to suit my class! (via Team V’s First Grade Fun: “I’m Done” Cups) Students pick a stick from the “I’m Done” cup and work on an activity when they are finished with their work. Teachers can range the activities depending on the grade.
Early Finisher activities - Put this in a ziplog bag and make one for each student as an early finish go to assignment. Have them keep the assignments in the ziplog bag for safe keeping. When they complete a row, column, or diagonal REWARD!
The way it works is that when I need the class to quiet down, I start counting backwards from five: If I get to and there is even one student talking, I get the tally point. If the entire class is quiet, they get the point.