Here is a word wall your students will think is "Out of This World"! This space themed word wall contains: 158 high frequency words (Fry's First Hundred Words plus 58 additional words) one set of alphabet cards 6 blank word cards This packet is for
I called this a "Gem Jar" and the class earned gems for compliments they received when we were out and about in the school. For whole group management, add stars to the jar when the class is on task. When the jar is full, the class gets a reward.
Reading activities: Cute BOOK TASTING ACTIVITY: This could be fun for the beginning of the year. Have the kids "taste" different books and fill in their reading notebook with what books they want to read that year.
Back to school idea - "We're looking back on summer, this is what we see!" Have students draw pictures of things they have done over summer break in sunglasses. You could also do it for things students are looking forward to this year.