First Week and Beyond: Community Building

First Week and Beyond: Community Building

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First Week and Beyond: Community Building
This seasonal worksheet, called 'First Week and Beyond: Community Building', was first introduced by Scholastic and is also available at their website. The comprehensive eight-page printout offers multiple activities that will help new classmates get to know each other, remember each other's names, as well as to have some fun in the process. Helpful tips and game variations are also provided. The worksheet not only contains ideas, but also the actual questionnaires for the activities. The whole list is divided into the following sections:
Learning Names:
 - Class List Spelling Bee;
 - Word Search Puzzle;
 - Linking-Name Game;
 - What's in a Name? Game.
Learning Faces:
 - Guess Who? Game;
 - Mystery Photo Game;
 - Baby Pictures;
 - Classmate Concentration.
Getting-to-Know-You Interest Inventories:
 - Scavenger Hunts;
 - Classmates Interviews.
Make your first lessons interesting and engaging - and the students will be looking forward to the new school year with you and with each other!
This seasonal worksheet, called 'First Week and Beyond: Community Building', was first introduced by Scholastic and is also available at their website. The comprehensive eight-page printout offers multiple activities that will help new classmates get to know each other, remember each other's names, as well as to have some fun in the process. Helpful tips and game variations are also provided. The worksheet not only contains ideas, but also the actual questionnaires for the activities. The whole list is divided into the following sections:
Learning Names:
 - Class List Spelling Bee;
 - Word Search Puzzle;
 - Linking-Name Game;
 - What's in a Name? Game.
Learning Faces:
 - Guess Who? Game;
 - Mystery Photo Game;
 - Baby Pictures;
 - Classmate Concentration.
Getting-to-Know-You Interest Inventories:
 - Scavenger Hunts;
 - Classmates Interviews.
Make your first lessons interesting and engaging - and the students will be looking forward to the new school year with you and with each other!