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Back to School Activities Pack | Grades 5-6 [Paper]


Electronic download

File Type: PDF

Number of pages: 32

File size: 52 MB

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This NO PREP Aussie back to school package has a set of over 20 activities to assist in engaging your class during the first couple of weeks of school while you are getting to know your students.

Available in American and British Spelling


Looking for another Grade?

Find the Grade 1-2 resource here

Find the Grade 3-4 resource here


We have created a variety of activities which cover language, math, goal setting and creative tasks perfect for the beginning of the school year or term.

Activities are designed not only for student enjoyment but are also PERFECT for you as a teacher to gain information about your new students, their abilities and areas for development. Use the activities together to create a series of sequenced lessons to suit your students.

Resource List:

  • Icebreaker: Can you find someone who…
  • Icebreaker: Classroom detectives
  • Holiday/Vacation Bingo
  • My Learning Goals BLM
  • ‘SMART’ Goals
  • ‘How I like to Learn’ student survey
  • Back to School survival kit
  • Classroom Job Application
  • Holiday/Vacation Headlines recount task
  • A good friend Y chart
  • New friend interview task
  • Respect at school – brainstorming activity
  • Reduce, Reuse and Recycling at school
  • Persuasive Letter Writing – Reduce, Reuse and Recycling
  • B2S Selfie – creative task
  • B2S Survival Pack
  • My Numbers Task BLM
  • Number Crunching (comparing My Numbers Task)
  • B2S Survey (Data gathering task)
  • B2S Data Graphing BLM
  • B2S Pie Chart
  • Back to School Maths (Code breaker)
  • Australia Day Reflection & Write up (Not included in American Spelling Pack)
  • B2S Word Search + answers
  • BONUS Sample Exit ticket
  • BONUS B2S themed Student Tags

Lessons cater for a range of learners in the classroom.

No further teacher prep needed, simply print and use!

You might also be interested in a digital version of this package.


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❤️What people are saying about this resource ❤️

“Were perfect for transition day! Thank you!” Miss Conte

“All useful activities. Thank you” Melissa


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Additional information

Grade Level

Year 5 – 6

Resource Types

Worksheets / Printables


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