Bren Gray
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A Summer Book Study-- The Daily 5 (the second edition) PLUS FREEBIES!

Tomorrow is our big day! The new students arrive for “meet the teacher” and then Monday we start a brand new school year. I am always excited for the first day. Excited… and nervo…

What Kind of Teacher Do You Want? First Day Activity Anchor Chart - Great way of getting to know a little bit more on the Students wishes.

What Kind of Teacher Do You Want? anchor chart to begin year I think this would piggy back nicely with a What Kind of Student Do I Want? anchor chart (They give me what they think I want and I add so in if needed.

back to school:  This is set up for 4th grade but can be used for beginning of the year discussions of expectations.

back to school: This is set up for grade but can be used for beginning of the year discussions of expectations. I did this with very similar questions for my third graders (and added a few) and it was a great start to the year with clear expectations

It's the First Day! Now What? Back to School Ideas for Day One!

It's the First Day! Back to School Ideas for Day One! Also can be used as a game with my family, sort of like table topics.

Good for a daily reminder for students

In my teaching placement the kids had to read this every morning after o canada. Good for a daily reminder for students

Birthday_Cheer.pdf - Google Drive

The Birthday Cheer!…Also, have students work on a page to create a “Happy Birthday” book for the birthday student for morning work instead of the traditional assignment that morning. Since the birthday kid doesn’t need to create a page, he/she gets to