Related Pages: My Book About Me, and This is Me

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Warm-up

Welcome Back to School! - Animated Digital Card - YouTube

Welcome Back to School! – Animated Digital Card – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/dH3Fsx7zEJUShare this Back to School animation with your friends and loved ones! Funny starter welcoming you back to school (yr 1-4)

 

Kid Snippets: "Back to School" (Imagined by Kids) - YouTube

Kid Snippets: “Back to School” (Imagined by Kids) – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/ryeDfr5RnWEAdults act to child voices. Funny if the students know the body parts (yr 3-5)

 

Back to School - The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (PARODY) - YouTube

Back to School – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (PARODY) – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/PynHF1uOq-kThis song is dedicated to all the teachers, parents and students. (yr 4-6)

 

bored of education - YouTube

bored of education – YouTube (5:57)https://youtu.be/t95z3VQC_hsAnything they are motivated to do, they find a way to do it. Show this if you have ice-cream ready to be delivered (yr 5-6)

 

Songs and Rhymes

School song. Learn English with teachkidsenglish.com - YouTube

School song. Learn English with teachkidsenglish.com – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/D1zf1mnFK_4?list=RDLZBcYaxK-wUSimple fun song to learn the English words for school objects, (yr 1-2)

 

This Is The Way We Go To School | School Songs | Songs for Kids | The Kiboomers - YouTube

This Is The Way We Go To School | School Songs | Songs for Kids | The Kiboomers – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/fsIb5L0_pGYThe Kiboomers! This Is The Way We Go To School! School song for kids. (yr 2-4)

 

Whose Child is This?

Whose Child is This?http://www.dltk-kids.com/school/poem-schoolpoem.htmA short poem to learn by heart (yr 2-4)                                         …

 

Children's Song- Back to School - YouTube

Children’s Song- Back to School – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/LZBcYaxK-wUBack to School I’m going back. You’re going back. We’re going back, back to school. (yr 3-5)

 

The Rules of the Classroom (song for kids about the 6 rules of the classroom) - YouTube

The Rules of the Classroom (song for kids about the 6 rules of the classroom) – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/uWXPCP8t00M?list=RDLZBcYaxK-wUTHE RULES OF THE CLASSROOM A song for kids about the 6 rules of the classroom (yr 4-6)

 

School Vocabulary

Classroom objects - English vocabulary lessons - YouTube

Classroom objects – English vocabulary lessons – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/pchHogD_mhE?list=RDLZBcYaxK-wULearn English vocabulary: classroom vocabulary flashcard presentation. (yr 1-2)

 

Busy Teacher's Cafe - A K-6 site for busy teachers like you!

Busy Teacher’s Cafe – A K-6 site for busy teachers like you!http://www.busyteacherscafe.com/index.htmlNeed flashcards, file folder games, themed printables, and more? (yr 2-3)

 

CLASSROOM INSTRUCTIONS AND RULES - YouTube

CLASSROOM INSTRUCTIONS AND RULES – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/MaKGqYs-yhQ?list=RDLZBcYaxK-wUyou will learn classroom instructions and rules; starts a playlist of similar songs (yr 2-3)

 

Learn School Vocabulary: Phrases 1 - School Vocabulary - ELF Kids Videos - YouTube

Learn School Vocabulary: Phrases 1 – School Vocabulary – ELF Kids Videos – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/SIlQid2J7aE?list=RDLZBcYaxK-wUHello! This is elf learning with my school phrases; starts a playlist (yr 2-4)

 

Getting to know

Icebreakers that Rock | Cult of Pedagogy

Icebreakers that Rock | Cult of Pedagogyhttps://www.cultofpedagogy.com/classroom-icebreakers/Too many classroom icebreakers require students to take big social risks with people they barely know. Or they don’t really help students get to know each other. Or they are just plain cheesy.

What's your name? - YouTube

What’s your name? – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/Uv1JkBL5728?list=RDLZBcYaxK-wUA simple song to practice saying your name, starts a playlist with several simple songs (yr 1-2)

 

You, Me, Left, Right - Ultimate Camp Resource

You, Me, Left, Right – Ultimate Camp Resourcehttp://www.ultimatecampresource.com/site/camp-activity/you-me-left-right.htmlA game to learn each other’s names. (yr 3-4) If the students do not know their lefts and rights (yr 1-4), play
Name Line

 

Getting To Know You

Getting To Know Youhttp://www.activityvillage.co.uk/getting-to-know-youThis is an excellent game to play when you have a group of children who don’t know each other well (yr 5-6) You need something to toss; e.g. a ball. If you have nothing to toss play High-5

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION IN ENGLISH: FIRST NAME, LAST NAME, PHONE NUMBER, EMAIL ADDRESS - YouTube

PERSONAL INFORMATION IN ENGLISH: FIRST NAME, LAST NAME, PHONE NUMBER, EMAIL ADDRESS – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/KutS5YYOWycBasic English: What’s your first name? What’s your last name? What’s your phone number? What’s your email address? (yr 4-6)

 

Find Someone Who

Find Someone Whohttps://webenglish.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Find-someone-in-our-class.pdfHave the students walk around talking English and then discuss each question: “Who found somebody who…?” You may want to take the idea and compile your own questions (yr 5-6) Opens up a downloadable pdf

 

About Me

About Mehttps://americanenglish.state.gov/files/ae/resource_files/about_me_0.pdfA board game to print out, laminate and play with dice

 

Self-Esteem Activities

All About Me Printable Book | A to Z Teacher Stuff Printable Pages and Worksheetshttp://printables.atozteacherstuff.com/420/all-about-me-printable-book/is a 12-page material you can plan the first weeks with (yr 2-3) from AtoZTeacherStuff.com

 

This is Me 3-4

This is Me 3-4https://webenglish.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/This-is-Me-3-4.pdfA worksheet to fill in and talk about. (yr 3-4) Opens up a downloadable pdf    

 

I Am Special - Song - YouTube

I Am Special – Song – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/eH0zIh-vJSAA great song for building self-esteem. This clip is only for the teacher to learn how to teach the song.

 

I Am Special Book

I Am Special Bookhttp://alphabet-soup.net/me/specialbook.htmlAccess to Alphabet Soup is free to all who come and enjoy! A copiable booklet for the students to write and draw in  (yr 3-4)

 

Back to School: 3 Question Activities to Connect Students | Edutopia

Back to School: 3 Question Activities to Connect Students | Edutopiahttp://www.edutopia.org/blog/back-to-school-question-activities-students-maurice-elias?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=blog-back-to-school-question-activites-linkEdutopia blogger Maurice Elias describes three classroom activities for team and trust building with students. (yr 5-6)

 

This is Me

This is Me 5-6https://webenglish.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/This-is-Me-5-6.pdfA worksheet to fill in and talk about (yr 5-6). Opens up a downloadable pdf    

 

Sesame Street: "I Am Special" with Grover - YouTube

Sesame Street: “I Am Special” with Grover – YouTube (3:02)https://youtu.be/Gms-Yk7mzv4Grover is excited to realize he’s one of a kind. Spoken Word with Grover from Sesame Street  (yr 5-6)

 

I Am Me! (A Poem for Preschoolers) - YouTube

I Am Me! (A Poem) – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/KZsEr1fhgWYInspire your children to celebrate their differences and appreciate what makes them unique. (yr 5-6)

 

Fun Back-to-School Lesson: Invite Students to Show Their Expertise - WeAreTeachers

Fun Back-to-School Lesson: Invite Students to Show Their Expertise – WeAreTeachershttp://www.weareteachers.com/community/blogs/weareteachersblog/blog-wat/2014/08/05/fun-back-to-school-lesson-invite-students-to-show-their-expertiseIf you’re planning your back-to-school lessons, consider inviting students to share how they are experts on a chosen topic. (yr 5-6) 

 

Learning to Learn 5-6

You Can Learn Anything - YouTube

You Can Learn Anything – YouTube ( 1.5 min)https://youtu.be/JC82Il2cjqAKhan Academy is on a mission to unlock the world’s potential. Most people think their intelligence is fixed. The science says it’s not.

 

Why Do I Study English

Why Do I Study Englishhttps://webenglish.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Why-do-I-study-English-5-7.pdfA questionnaire for students to reflect and have a discussion on. Opens up a downloadable pdf

 

Willie and Wilma

Willie and Wilmahttps://webenglish.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Willie-Wilma.pdfLet the students first fill in their preferences. Have them move in the classroom between two points; Willie and Wilma, according to their preferences as the teacher reads aloud one pair of characteristics at a time. Opens up a downloadable pdf

 

English Syllabus

English Syllabushttps://webenglish.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/hand_syllabus.pdfDiscuss the goals with this simple and concrete picture. Opens up a downloadable pdf

 

Classroom Rules - YouTube (4:26)

Classroom Rules – YouTube (4:26)https://youtu.be/ddvTFgzkS5MA fun animation about classroom rules.

 

Writing

(New Students) Write a story about yourself and how do you like to study English. What do you want the teacher to know? Title: My Story.

More Materials

8 Ways to Make the First Days of School Extra Special for Your Students - WeAreTeachers

8 Ways to Make the First Days of School Extra Special for Your Students – WeAreTeachershttp://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2015/08/20/8-ways-to-make-the-first-days-of-school-extra-special-for-your-students?utm_content=1471557332&utm_medium=social&utm_source=multipleThe first days of school are often filled with jitters. Here are some ways to have a little fun in your classroom, and make your new students a little more at ease.

 

Quote Coloring Pages - Doodle Art Alley

Quote Coloring Pages – Doodle Art Alleyhttp://www.doodle-art-alley.com/all-quotes-coloring-pages.htmlInspiring citations for the students to choose, colour, discuss, write about and hang on the wall. Thank you for the tip, #mellanstadiebloggen

 

Digital Materials

wizer.me

wizer.mehttps://app.wizer.me/preview/W2E95Pwizer.me free interactive blended worksheet – Back to school by teacher Hadas Ashkenazi

 

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