These are survival kits for middle school, cute for 5th grade departures or for the first day of 6th grade. Meets Teaching Standard Element 1.4: Teachers acquire knowledge of individual students from students, families, guardians, and/or caregivers to enhance student learning.
5th grade graduation hall of fame. This was very fun for the kids. You could also have the kids instead of tracing their hands and decorating them they could use paint and have them do their hand prints.
Transitioning from the primary grades to middle school is a challenging thing to do for many students. This secondary teacher gives five tips on ways to prepare students for middle school. Teaching them these skills and habits makes them that much more prepared!