Back-to-School Worksheets

Welcome your students back to school with the classroom scavenger hunt, an "all about me" printable, a friendship game, word puzzles and even homework agenda planners.

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All About Me
Students design a poster with a picture of themselves and their families. They tell what they want to be when they grow up, their age, and where they live. They also list their favorite color, favorite book, and favorite food. Great activity for the beginning of the year.
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Cut, glue, color, and write to make a large "All About Me" poster to hang in the classroom for the beginning of the school year. This project makes large posters that are approximately 18 inches tall by 14 inches wide.
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Students fill in the blanks and write about their favorite things, their best subjects, and their feelings towards school.
3rd and 4th Grades
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Back-to-School Activities
Here is fun way for kids to make new friends on the first days of school.  Try to find someone who is left-handed.  Find someone who has been on an airplane.  Find someone who can count to ten in Spanish.  This is a fun game for students of all ages.
3rd and 4th Grades
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Explore your new classroom to discover the answers to these questions.
3rd and 4th Grades
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Plot the ordered pairs on the coordinate grid and connect the points to reveal a school bus mystery  picture.
4th through 6th Grades
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Here's another coordinate grid mystery picture.  Students plot the points and connect the lines to make a picture of a school house.
4th through 6th Grades
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Try this fun direction-following activity with your students.  They must find the secret room in the castle.  This activity teaches direction-following and basic map skills.
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This two player addition game is great for the beginning of the school year. Students take turns finding pairs of adjacent numbers on the game board that add up to ten.
1st Grade
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if your school starts back in August, use this printable August calendar.  All students have to do is add the numbers and color it in.
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Here's a printable calendar for the month of September.  Students add the numbers and color it in.
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Back-to-School Reading
Liam enjoyed school last year, but this year he has Mrs. Chomsky - the meanest, strictest teacher in the whole school.
3rd Grade
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A  student nervously walks into her new classroom to meet her teacher.
2nd Grade
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Discover your students' reading interests and abilities with this survey.
1st through 5th Grades
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Valerie has to bring a personal item to the class on the first day of school.  She'll have to present it to the class so they get to know her.  Everything in her room seems too personal or doesn't say much about her. When a special package from her Aunt Heather arrives, Valerie knows what she'll bring to class.
4th Grade
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Writing
This picture shows nervous young girl and her mother in a doorway. The girl is holding a rainbow lunch box.
Kindergarten to 5th Grades
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In this picture a boy is handing an apple to his teacher. Write a fun story to explain what's happening.
Kindergarten to 5th Grades
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Back-to-School Puzzles
Decode the secret back-to-school message from the teacher!  It reads, "Welcome back!  You will have a great year and learn lots of new things."
1st Grade
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There are no diagonal or backwards words hidden in this word search.  Created for grades 1 and 2.
1st Grade
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Find the back-to-school words hidden in the puzzle.  Includes diagonal words, but no backwards words.  Specially made for grades 3 and up.
3rd and 4th Grades
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Fill in the blank lines with words from the back-to-school word search puzzle.  This puzzle was designed for grades 3 and up.
3rd and 4th Grades
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Fill in the puzzle with twenty school-related words and phrases.  There's a word box that can be copied to the back, if needed.
3rd and 4th Grades
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Desk Tags
This student desk tag features a 0-20 number line, printed letters, and left-right hand prints.
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This student desk tag has cursive letters, a map of the world, a multiplication chart, and fraction strips.
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This set of three desk tags feature fish illustrations.
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This desk tag features robot pictures.
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Homework Agendas
Super heroes decorate this homework agenda page.
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Robots are running all around this homework agenda page.
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There are fish pictures on this half-sized agenda page.
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This dinosaur agenda is half-sized, so students have two weeks' worth of assignments on one page.
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See Also:
Mystery Picture Worksheets

Review basic math skills during the first weeks of school.  Solve the simple adding, multiplying, subtracting, and division problems and color the secret mystery picture.

Teaching Tools

Printable lesson plan book pages, attendance record sheets, agenda pages for students, notes for absent students, birthday charts, and other teaching tools for the beginning of the school year.

Autumn Worksheets

Autumn crafts, reading comprehension passages, puzzles, and calendars.

Classroom Newsletter (Generator)

Make your own custom classroom newsletters. Choose a theme, and a layout. Then enter your own class news.

Custom Calendars (Generator)

Make your own custom calendars. Choose your desired month and year. Then enter your own choice of holidays, birthdays, and other important dates.

Reminder Wristbands

These printable reminder wristbands can help students remember homework assignments, lunch money, field trips, and overdue library books. You'll also find reward wristbands too!