Welcome Back to School Activities

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Welcome Back to School Activities
             Welcome Back to School Activities

Printables for Classroom Door
            Welcome Back to School Printable

About Me
            Welcome, Welcome

Wild West Welcome Bulletin Board
            "A Wild West Welcome" Bulletin Board

Welcome Back Bulletin Board
            "Quack! Quack! Welcome Back!" Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board
            "Welcome Parents!" Bulletin Board

Welcome Well Wishers Bulletin Board
            "Welcome Well Wishers!" Bulletin Board

Reading Comprehensions
     Welcome to Crescent City
     Welcome to Davis (Grades 1-3)
     Welcome to America (Grades 2-3)
     Welcome to Inuit, Part 1 (Grades 3-5)
     Welcome to Inuit, Part 2 (Grades 3-5)
     Welcome to Inuit, Part 3 (Grades 3-5)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Welcome to Army Ranger School (Grade 4-5)
     Welcome Aboard Air Force One (Grade 5-6)

Read and Color Books
            Symbols of Easter
            A Little Help for Sam (April 8)
            Sandy the Sunflower Reaches the Sky

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 6-8)
     Juliette Gordon Low
     Terry Fox

(no assigned grade level)
     Chinese New Year
     Friendship and Thanksgiving
     Working Cattle on the Lucky Seven Ranch
(Grades 1-2)
     A New Year
     Canada's Prairie Farmers
(Grades 3-5)
     Acceptance - It's A Two-Way Street
     An Ancient New Year
     Baking Cookies Builds Character
     Beating Bird Flu
     Blackfoot Raiders, Part 1
     Carmen the Camarasaurus Gets Her Wish
     Christ Statue, Brazil
     Coming Home
     Dinner with Fred
     Going to a Party
     Grandpa's Hearing Aids
     Hardscrabble Christmas II
     Helicopter Heroes: Heroes of Hurricane Katrina
     Helicopter Heroes: Heroes of Hurricane Katrina
     Ingrid - It's Not Easy Being Different
     It's Not about Me - A Story of Hurricane Katrina, Part 2
     Jake and Jackie Organize a Closet
     Karl's Kitchen
     Keith Interviews Mei, the Giant Panda
     Kim Is Kinesthetic, Part 2
     Labor Unions
     Lewis and Clark - The journey
     Magazines and Cards
     Michael Helps Ben at the Food Bank
     On The Night Before School Starts
     Operation: Destroy the Earth
     Rachel Interviews Baron the Brine Fly
     Rachel Interviews Molly the Mosquito
     Rachel Interviews Sylvia the Stick Bug
     Samoset's Thanksgiving
     Seeing Stars — The Battle of Fort McHenry, Part 3
     Shaun White, Snowboarder
     Sukkot Surprise
     Summer in the City
     Teaching ~NAME0~ How to Play
     The American Colonization Society
     The Aquarium
     The Biathlon
     The Center for Endangered Mythological Creatures
     The Girl in the Wheelchair
     The Golden Fleece
     The Navajo
     The Play-Magic Garden
     The Smile That Traveled Around the World
     Wendat or Huron People
     Wendy's World - A Man With a Dream
     Wendy's World
     Wendy's World- Migration
     Wendy's World- Regions
     Wendy's World- What is a President?
     Youth Unite to Build Houses
     ~NAME0~ and ~NAME1~ Learn About Honesty, Part 1
(Grades 6-8)
     A Revolver and a Showman
     A Short History on Marathon
     A Wall of Honor
     African Praise Poetry
     Air Masses
     Alexander the Great
     Anacaona's Quinceañera
     And the Nobel Peace Prize Goes to...
     Beijing's Preparation for the 2008 Olympics
     Benedict Arnold
     Benjamin Franklin, Ambassador to France
     Brain Power
     Breed's Hill - Bunker Hill
     Celebrating Independence
     Challenges Immigrants Face
     Chinese Immigrants and the California Gold Rush
     Clara Barton
     Court Jester
     Cults - Religion Gone Wrong
     Dia de la Raza - Day of the Race
     Diego and His Parents Learn to Deal
     Digging into the Past, Part 2
     Discovering America I: 1804 (St. Louis-Fort Mandan)
     Doughboys and Diggers
     E. L. Konigsburg
     Easter - Historical and Religious Perspective
     Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady of the World
     Encouragement - Break a Leg!
     Father's Day Fishing, Part 2
     Feel Full on Fewer Calories
     Feel Full on Fewer Calories
     Grandma Tetrazzini's Noodle Heaven
     Greg Mortenson: International Peacemaker and Humanitarian, Part 1
     Halloween in Other Countries
     Harriet Robinson - Mill Girl
     Hernando Cortes
     Hugs For Heroes: The Story of Bailey Reese
     Inca 101
     Jean Learns About National Symbols and Holidays
     John Manjiro- Accidental Visitor
     Jonathan Swift
     King Henry VII
     Lewis and Clark: Meeting the First Settlers (Native Americans)
     Living in Mexico
     Lords and Ladies
     Lunar Apples
     Marquis de Lafayette
     Mexican Immigration
     Monks and Nuns
     Mrs. Wesley: Learning about Immigration
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part One
     Napoleon's Wars
     Ohio's Most Unique Music Festival
     Pearl S. Buck
     Pompey the Great
     Race for a Dream - The Oklahoma Land Run
     Road Trip
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Scientists Get Their Ducks in a Row about Bird Flu
     Simon Fraser: Canadian Adventurer
     Simon Fraser: Canadian Adventurer
     Social Customs
     Sweets for the Sweet
     Tavern Keeper
     Tecumseh and the Native American Alliance
     The Aztecs, Part 1
     The Beatles
     The Bone Fires, Part 3
     The Coliseum -- Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?
     The Colonial Navy
     The Dust Bowl
     The Easter Lily
     The Epic of Gilgamesh
     The Land of the Dead
     The Northwest Ordinance
     The Space Needle: A Washington Landmark
     The Ute People
     Through the Golden Door — Immigration in the 1890s, Part 2
     Through the Golden Door-Immigration in the 1890s, Pt. 2
     United States Border Patrol
     Warrior's Heart, Part 1 - Ira Hayes
     What is a Visa?
     What Is Unitarian-Universalism?
     What Is Wicca?
     Why Did Russians Come to America?
     Yearning to Breathe Free — Immigration in the 1890s, Part 1
     Yearning to Breathe Free-Immigration in the 1890s, Pt. 1
     Young Immigrants and Crime in Germany - What Is the Connection?
     Yuri Gagarin - First Man in Space
(Grades 9-12)
     A Time to Shine - The 1936 Olympics
     Cleopatra, Part 1
     Crime and Young Immigrants in Germany - What is the Connection?
     FDR's New Deal - Organized Labor
     From Immigrant to Citizen
     Journey's End- Life after the Expedition I
     Powhatan Confederacy
     Pull Factors in Immigration
     Stephen Crane
     The Merci Train
     The Nez Perce War
     The Statue of Christ in Rio de Janeiro
     The Ute Wars
     The Vietnam Women's Memorial
     Why Did the Cubans Come to America?

(Grades 3-5)
     Breakfast at Tiffany's
     Medieval Banquet
     Piano Man
     Rolando's Daring Adventure
(Grades 6-8)
     Back to School Shopping

(no assigned grade level)
     Camping in Acadia National Park
     Zack's Community Service Project
(Grades 3-5)
     Arizona's Natural Wonder-The Grand Canyon
     Cote d'Ivoire - Geography
     Hawaii: The Island State
(Grades 6-8)
     "Oglethorpe's Dream"
     Croatia - Traditions and Culture
     Jordan - Culture
     Lebanon - Culture
     Peru - History
     The Auroral Lights
     Ukraine - History
     Vietnam - Culture
(Grades 9-12)
     Lebanon - History
     Paraguay - History
     Uruguay - History

Finish the Story
     Better than Video (Grade 2-3)
     St. Pat's Parade (Grade 2-3)
     Hop In or Hold Tight? (Grade 2-4)
     Cynta of Underhill (Grade 3-4)
     Nature's Changes (Grade 3-4)
     Living in the Wild, Wild West (Grade 3-5)
     Under the Sea (Grade 3-5)
     Zorro the Zookeeper's Surprise (Grade 3-6)
     Springtime! (Grade 4)
     Crossing the Ocean to America (Grade 4-6)
     A Different Christmas (Grade 5-6)

What Would You Do?
     Favorite Friend, Not So Favorite Food (Grade 2-4)
     Mind Your Manners (Grade 3-6)
     New Neighbor Blues (Grade 3-6)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Birds of a Feather (Grades 1-3)
     Cleaning the Utility Room (Grades 1-3)
     Dinosaur Survival School (Grades 1-3)
     Hats for Everyone (Grades 1-3)
     Oink! Neigh! Moo! Cluck! (Grades 1-3)
     Shopping at the Supermarket (Grades 1-3)
     Sneaky Smoke (Grades 1-3)
     What Not To Do (Grades 1-3)
     Four Seasons Potluck (Grades 2-3)
     Out to Dinner (Grades 2-3)
     Why Tortoise's Shell Is Not Smooth (Grades 2-3)
     How Mr. Snail Lost His Eyes (Grades 2-4)
     Imagine Hispanic Heritage! (Grades 2-4)
     America's Best Explorer (Grades 2-5)
     The Gecko and the Gray Wolf (Grades 3-4)
     The Uninvited Guest (Grades 3-4)
     Why the Carabao Moves So Slowly: A Filipino Tale (Grades 3-4)
     First-Time Flyer (Grades 3-5)
     Zac the Bat Makes a Mistake (Grades 3-6)
     Discover the Truth: The Legend of El Dorado (Grade 4)
     Gold for the Clever Man: A Tale from India (Grades 4-5)
     Game Manners (Grades 4-6)
     The Eagle, the Snake, and the Hiker (Grades 4-6)
     The Gift of Gold (Grades 4-6)
     Sister to Sister [Gangs Theme] (Grades 9-12)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Earth Hour Sleepover (Grade 2-3)
     Please, Louise! (Grade 2-3)
     The Beyoncè Contest (Grade 2-3)
     Brave Ruby Bridges (Grade 3-4)
     Chang's Chinese New Year (Grade 3-4)
     Hooray for Halloween! (Grade 3-4)
     Room 127: Alex's X-Ray Vision (Grade 3-4)
     Room 127: Jack Jumps (Story #3) (Grade 3-4)
     What Do Animals Do During the Winter? (Grade 3-4)
     The Big Prize (Grade 3-6)
     Back to School All Around the World (Grade 4-5)
     How to Have a Green New Year's Eve (Grade 4-5)
     Stop the Car! Wild and Wacky Road Trip Sites (Grade 4-5)
     The Day the Seagulls Attacked (Grade 4-5)
     Gooaalllll! (Grade 4-6)
     KY is for Kentucky (Grade 4-6)
     Landmarks of the United States (Grade 4-6)
     May Day (Grade 4-6)
     Oh, the Stories He Wrote! The Life of Dr. Seuss (Grade 4-6)
     Pirate Ships and Pirate Crews (Grade 4-8)
     A Mythic Order Adventure (Grade 5)
     Bringing in the New Year (Grade 5-8)
     Let's Go Riding: Snowmobile Fun! (Grade 5-8)
     Lighthouses (Grade 5-8)

Welcome Back to School Activities
             Welcome Back to School Activities

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