First Day of School Worksheets To Print:
Making New Friends! - Always much easier than it sounds. Find someone you don't know and talk to them. What do you have
in common? What is different about you? Complete the Venn
diagram below to compare and contrast you and your new friend.
Descriptive Writing - What do you expect your experience to be like? Write a brief descriptive paragraph for each prompt.
Murphy's Law - Murphy's Law means anything that can go wrong, will.
What if you showed up on the first day of school and
everything went wrong? What if there were no numbers
on the rooms and you couldn’t figure out where you
The First Day of School - Tell us about your day. What was your favorite part of the day? Who are your new buddies? What worries you the most?
Welcome Back! - Were you welcomed back? Do you enjoy your school days? Choose one of the writing prompts below. On the back of this page, write an essay that answers the
Good to Meet You! - First impressions tend to stick with people. This is a great exercise where we have you interview a new (to you) classmate.
Guess Who? - This is not a knock-knock joke, in case you were wondering. Have each student in the class fill out a sheet and turn it in. Shuffle the sheets
and pass them out. Students try to find out which student's sheet they have.
How Do you Get to School? - Do you use a car, a bus, or just your feet? Talk to your classmates to find out how they get to school. Color one space in the bar graph below for each
student. Use a different color for each column.
School Day Planner - Students are usually guided to do this at middle school and hopefully they continue with this habit.
Put Your Best Foot Forward! - A new school year is a good time to
make positive changes. Always give it your best shot, you can't lose if you do.
Meeting New People - Not all people are good at this. That's why it is good to get a lot of experience with this.