Back to School Time is a wonderful time of the school year. New boxes of crayons, sparkling clean desktops, and a perfectly arranged classroom. . . We all love those images. The reality is, though, that that first week back to school can be exhausting. Between the last minute rush of decorating, trying to write lesson plans, attending teacher meetings, and everything else related to starting a new school year, it is difficult to be totally prepared.
That is why I created my “Back to School: A First Week Survival Packet.” I wanted something that I could easily print off for quick use during those first few days in the classroom. It was an absolute lifesaver during those spare moments here and there and also when I wanted to get to know my students as individuals!