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Middle [6th-8th] Handout

First Day Of School

Created on August 22, 2013 by paintpeace

A medley of signs and documents to start the year off in the middle school art room. Includes Inspiring Quotes, Parent Letter, Student Interview and more.

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1 session; 35 minutes per session

Welcome: Stand by the door and welcome each student individually. Send them to an assigned seat, alphabetically.
DO NOW: Tell me About You "worksheet"
ICEBREAKER: Interview your neighbor
CLASSROOM SIGNS:Inspirations and Expectations

Before taking their seat, students fill in 1 page worksheet, "Getting to Know You". After teacher welcomes class, there is an icebreaker where the students interview the student seated next to them using the questions from the "Getting to Know You" worksheet, and then introduces the student to their table group. Teacher passes out "Welcome Letter" for students to review in class, and at home with parents. Teacher reviews 4 simple expectations for a successful year in the art room. Students brainstorm and develop classroom rules.


Visual Arts Standard 2:
Using knowledge of structures and functions

[5-8] Students employ organizational structures and analyze what makes them effective or not effective in the communication of ideas

  • Artsy1 12/27/2013 at 06:59am
    I cannot seem to find the handouts?!