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This would be a very fun activity the first week of school! Teacher says a statement (ex. Switch sides if you like hot dogs more than pizza.) and the students either stay or move. The kids could also talk about why they did/didn't move. Fun back to school ice breaker!

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Icebreakers that Rock

Perfect for back to school: Three fantastic icebreakers that get kids talking and start building relationships from the first day of school.

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Back To School Activities & Printables

Back To School Activities & Printables at TPT for 1.00. Change to reading related prompts - genre, fav. character, summer reading, goal for year, etc.

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Free Back to School Ice Breaker

Free Back to School Ice Breaker! | Minds in Bloom ... I use a similar BINGO game as an ice breaker for the first day

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8 Effective Ways To Get To Know Your Students. Great for back-to-school activities.
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Building a classroom community is very important and is an indicator of success. Icebreakers and other activities are important to implement during the first days of a new school year. It is important for all students to feel welcome and a part of their small community which actually a part of an even bigger one. Feeling comfortable will help create resilient learners that have confidence in sharing their ideas without fear of being judged.

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Switch sides if.. Cool get to know you game Would be a great way to practice gustar verbs, too.

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