Back to School Tips and Activities
Back to School Tips
How to Start School
Good advice for beginning teachers and
a reminder to seasoned teachers.
Instant Ideas for Busy
By Barbara and Sue Gruber
to School Checklist
This checklist will help beginning
teachers and is a reminder to veteran teachers
Back to School Activities
Several first day activities here.
Some ideas here for learning student's names. Of course now you
would use a phone or digital camera for taking the photos.
Some "Getting to Know You" activities from
Parent Involvement and Open House
Open House Invitation
Just print and write
in the date and time.
to School Night Invitation
Just print and write in the date and time.
how to overcome obstacles to get parents involved.
Resources for Parents
Many of the following can be made available to parents at Open
House or conferences.
Top Ten Ways to Improve
Reading Skills A list of ways parents can help
their child improve reading skills, This is from
What Are Your Childs Special
An evaluation to help find a childs
special gifts and unique learning style.
Listed by Grade Level
Information about and
activities by grade level.
What should elementary students be
able to do and when?
Printable Resources for Parents
Handout About the Importance of Regular Attendance
This handout from attendanceworks.org stresses the importance of
regular school attendance.
Pre-K: Getting Ready to Read and Write
This free printout is from from Reading Rockets.
Tips for Parents of Second Graders
This free printout is
from from Reading Rockets.