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Returning to School Planning for the Elementary Classroom

Elementary teachers returning to school have so much to plan and organize. Remove the stress, anxiety, and overwhelm by preparing the right materials and make returning to school smooth and stress-free.

Returning to school and beginning a new school year sparks quite a range of feelings for teachers (quite different feelings for parents!!)

Back to School Bundle for Teachers

I always feel so, so much better when I have a plan. Because I am both a teacher and a designer of teaching posters and materials, I can develop educational materials that I need and will use in my own classroom. My Back to School planning is fairly smooth and easy.

Here is a Back to School Planning Bundle that I’ve designed to make sure that your back to school planning is also fairly smooth and easy!

Quick and Easy Back to School Prep for Busy Teachers

Teacher and Student Materials

Calendar Set (Includes Behavior Calendar)- Editable

This calendar set is the LAST calendar set you’ll ever have to buy! YAY! It’s also editable! Even Bigger YAY!

Back to School planning bundle with an editable calendar set!

The ONLY calendar set you need!

Student Data Binder

This set of COMPLETELY EDITABLE Progress Monitoring forms can be used and personalized to meet your needs for Leader Programs, Leadership Notebooks, Student Data Binders, Response to Intervention, and data collection forms. They’re editable!!!

data binder for progress monitoring

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Student Dictionary

This Student Spelling Dictionary is full of quick, easy to assemble pages and plenty of options for use! This No-Prep Spelling Dictionary is perfect for your students to record vocabulary, high-frequency words or spelling words. Great for writing, spelling, and vocabulary!

student spelling dictionary is perfect for helping students with writing

Students write spelling words, sight words, or any word they struggle to spell

Back to School Booklet

This Back to School Booklet is a quick and fun activity that is perfect for the first day or week back to school. You can edit the page to personalize it for your students.

Show your students how you feel about them with this Welcome Back to School booklet

Editable Back to School Welcome booklet

Back to School Flipbook

This Back to School Flip Book is a quick and fun activity that is perfect for the first day or week back to school. You will find two different cover page options to choose from.

First week of school flip book activity

Pages to Meet the Teacher, Meet the Class, Personal Goals, About Me Page

Classroom Materials

Levels of Understanding Posters

Check students’ levels of understanding quickly and easily – before, during, and/or after lessons and assignments with these bright, happy posters. There’s no wrong time to use these posters. Student feedback guides your lesson, and these make it a breeze!

Decorate your classroom for Back to School with these useful posters!

Levels of Understanding Posters provide the teacher with INSTANT feedback!

CUBES/CUBED Word Problem Solving Strategy Poster Set

Need a word problem strategy? Try the CUBES or CUBED Strategy for solving math story problems. Students feel comfortable using this strategy.

CUBES math word problem strategy poster set

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Classroom Pledge Posters

Simple, bright, and cheerful classroom Pledge Posters to encourage students to care about themselves, their work, and their classmates! Great to reinforce positive character traits and promote good morals!

Leadership Pledge Posters for classroom bulletin boards

For leadership classrooms



classroom pledge posters for bulletin boards

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All of these educational materials make Back to School planning simple for busy teachers. They’re combined in one Money-Saving BUNDLE – at a HUGE Discount! Click on the picture below to check it out!

Quick and Easy Back to School Prep for Busy Teachers


Looking for more tips? Click on the picture below for MORE!

Back To School Teacher Tips to Jump Start Your School year!

7 Tips for Teachers!

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