Part of being a teacher is being able to handle the other tasks as well, such as signing passes, taking attendance, sending students to the nurse, sharing grades, in addition to dozens of other responsibilities your college education teacher never told you about. This is where classroom bell ringer activities come in handy. With one of these activities on the board or projected on the screen, students understand it is time to work without a lot of guidance. Here are several suggestions for classroom bell ringer activities:
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Math and Language Arts Pack — A first grade set of activities featuring matching time to the hour, greater than, less than or equal to, addition and abc order.
Writing Booklet — A back to school in January booklet of writing prompts with fun graphics. Writing Paper — A simple first grade template with room for illustrations.
Add party blowers for a 3d effect. Goal Paper Strip Firecrackers — With a paper tube and goals written on strips, students can create a firecracker writing display. New Year Hats — A cute little cut and paste hat with the year, a star on top. Happy New Year Activities Party Blower Syllables — Instead of clapping or tapping syllables, have your students sounding out the number of syllables in a word using party blowers.
Flap Books Resolutions — Lift the flap on the numbers in to write down goals for the new year. Photo Booth Props — Set up a fun an silly photo booth for students to take photos.
Add printed photos to your resolutions writing for a grand display. Find Somebody Who — Here is a fun way to get students discussing what they did over winter break by asking questions of their classmates. Poems to Ring in the New Year Think Think Think Poem — A way to help describe resolutions to kids.
Classroom Gifts for Students Hi-lite of the New Year — Replenish your hi-lighter stash with these cute gift tags. Great for all grade levels. Chinese New Year Ideas Paper Chinese Dragons Art Project — With black paper, string and scrap paper — each dragon is unique!
Paper Plate Dragon Scales — This collaborative project would be great for an entire grade level to work on to create a master display for the Chinese New Year. Roll Dice Activities — These ready to go activities will have students rolling a die to draw, race and cover Chinese New Year-inspired images.
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New Year's Writing prompt. I think this would be a great prewriting activity to get my kids to write in paragraphs! Find this Pin and more on New Year's Teaching Ideas by Rachel Friedrich.
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Ring in the new year! The Chinese New Year spans fifteen days. Make the most of this extended holiday with the printables, lessons, quizzes, and references below for kindergarten through twelfth grade.
Use the many language arts and literature resources to learn about the . New Year's Writing Prompt / Martin Luther King Jr.
Find this Pin and more on English by Gigi. “My Dreams for the New Year” writing prompt is a fun activity to do any time during the month of January. New Year Worksheets and Printables New Year's Eve is an exciting time of year for students to look back at what they've learned. While your kids wait for the clock to strike midnight, keep them learning with these New Year's Eve worksheets.