Then I have my class write letters to the characters in any of the fairy tales and make an envelop with an appropriate address. I also have received many letters from parents; they appreciate the assignment because, in many cases, the questions prove to be a jumping off point for substantive discussion with their children.
You can also laminate the cover for durability. Then they illustrate their books. We do allow cheating for x, but the kids are good at the other letters. I try to spread this out over a whole day, gradually building up to the larger items such as our birthday chair, my hand painted stool, my own personal items, and finally, our class art project.
Students address the envelopes and seal them. Create a portfolio or profile for each student. Every teacher has skills or content they want students to practice — reading, writing, learning the Periodic Table, or memorizing the Pythagorean Theorem. You can either mail these letters to your students just before the start of the next school year, or make arrangements with their next teachers to distribute the letters at the start of school.
Work together with your students to develop an individual profile that highlights their work from this year. On each scoop they write something they learned from the school year. Noreene noreene email-removed This is another great idea for a personal touch at the end of the school year.
I steer them away from friends, asking them to save their sentiments for yearbook signatures. Put a new twist on skill drills. It always makes for a fun first day activity. Practice is easier than learning new material, but still a valid way to spend class time.
I use the letters on the first day of school in the fall, when my new students get to read them. For example, they might want to talk about how to handle difficult assignments or how to get involved in eighth-grade activities. Beansville, NY Submitted by: Give those kids who want to share their reactions with their classmates an opportunity to do so.
Usually, I assigned a project that included most of the computer skills they had learned throughout the year.End of the Year Activities and Lesson Plans The End of the Year seasonal pages will provide you with great resources to help wrap up your school year in style.
Ideas within this section include: poems, projects, craft ideas, lesson plans, writing activities, and Internet resources.
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Most of the worksheets on this page align with the Common Core Standards. To see CCSS labels and attach them to Pop Rocks candy for each of your students. This makes an awesome end-of-the-year gift! See also: Summer Worksheets. Print.
End of Year School Activities for 8th Graders By Peggy Epstein The end of every school year is filled with excitement and a certain amount of anxiety, but the end of the eighth-grade year is a particularly meaningful time because the next step is high school.
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Grade Shenanigans: End of year pick me up: writing edition! Tons of creative writing ideas perfect for those last few weeks of school!
Favorite End-of-Year Activities Students write about math class, what they like and don't like, insights about having me for a teacher, what 7th grade is like overall, and so on. Students write serious advice like 'make sure you get your homework done on time' and 'read the board in the hall to know what to bring to class.' They also write.Download