Back to School Activities: Story Retell, Paragraph Writing, Sentence Writing, Get to Know Your Teacher Game

Welcome your students back to school with a bang using our Back-to-School Activity Bundle! This bundle is packed with exciting educational resources that target various essential skills, making the first week back a breeze.

Kickstart the year with the Get to Know Your Teacher Game, fostering a strong teacher-student connection right from the start. Encourage creativity and expression with our Back to School Paragraph Writing and Sentence Writing activities, empowering students to articulate their thoughts confidently.

But that’s not all! Our Back to School Story Retell activities will ignite imaginations and improve their story retell and 3 picture-sequencing abilities.

To ensure a seamless and effective learning experience, we’ve included teaching video lessons that perfectly complement the materials. You’ll find it easy to guide your students through each activity, leaving you with more time to focus on what matters most – building meaningful connections.


  • Grades Kindergarden-6
  • General education classrooms
  • Special education classrooms
  • Speech therapy groups
  • and much more!

*PLEASE NOTE: All of these resources open in Google Slides™. You can print the document by downloading it as a PDF from Google Slide™ or use some of the resources digitally.


*This comprehensive bundle combines four distinct resources into one cohesive product, offered at a discounted price.

  • 1. Back-to-School Get to Know Your Teacher Game
    • 18 different questions to help establish rapport
    • Interactive, digital game
    • Editable version:
      • Choose which questions you want students to ask you
    • Charting activity:
      • A Google Sheets™ activity is provided where you can chart the data from the Get to Know Your Teacher Game. The chart updates so that your students can see the responses in real time!
    • Teacher guide provided
    • Check it out HERE
  • 2. Back-to-School Sentence Writing
    • Teaching video on How to Write a Sentence
    • Differentiated activities include:
      • Counting sentences in short paragraphs
      • Identifying the subject & verb in sentences (multiple choice & open response)
      • Identifying the capital & punctuation in sentences (multiple choice & open response)
      • Sorting sentences by missing parts: subject or verb
      • Sorting sentences by missing parts: capital or punctuation
      • Fixing incomplete sentences (multiple choice & open response)
      • Fixing incomplete sentences (multiple choice & open response): Digital task card interactive version.
      • Writing sentences about photos (word bank & open response)
      • Drawing pictures based on a question & writing sentences about the drawings
    • Anchor Charts
    • Review activity
    • Check it out HERE
  • 3. Back-to-School Story Retell
    • Teaching video on How to Retell a Story
    • Leveled activities:
      • Understanding Beginning, Middle, and End
      • Picture Sequencing and Retell
      • Short Story Sequencing and Retell
      • Paragraph Sequencing and Retell
      • Writing a Retell From Pictures
    • Anchor Charts
    • Check it out HERE
  • 4. Back-to-School Paragraph Writing Prompts and Activities:
    • 61 pages black and white + 61 pages color
    • Teaching video on how to write a paragraph
    • Identifying parts of a paragraph
    • Writing a paragraph about a picture, question prompt, or topic with scaffolded activities:
      • Brainstorming
      • Organizing
      • Drafting
      • Publishing
    • Checklists
    • Graphic organizer
    • Review Page
    • Check it out HERE

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