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Back to School Lessons for the Middle Level Classroom - Previous Revision

TheĀ ReadWriteThink website has been providing quality lesson plans, interactive student materials, web resources, and ELA standards to classroom teachers since October of 2002. Highlighted here are examples of some elementary lesson plans with a focus on back to school and creating classroom community.
Check out the ReadWriteThink lesson plan Introducing Each Other: Interviews, Memoirs, Photos, and Internet Research (M) for a get-acquainted activity that invites pairs of students to learn about each other and share their findings with the rest of the class.
For a similar activity for older students, try the ReadWriteThink lesson The Feature Story -- Fifteen Minutes (and 500 Words) of Fame! (S), which asks students to write a newspaper profile of a classmate, with a particular focus on a talent, interest, or passion of that classmate.

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