Make sure to introduce yourself and give a friendly smile. Find out their name and interests so you can start a conversation. Be open minded and welcoming to help them feel comfortable.
Meeting New Students in Your Class
Friendship: A close, supportive relationship between two people who enjoy each other’s company. Respect: A feeling of admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements. Fitting In: To become accepted or acceptable by adapting to the customs, attitudes, and interests of a group or environment.
What do you think is the best way to get to know your new classmates?
- Playing a game together
- Having lunch together
- Having a conversation
- Exchanging gifts
In the 5th grade, students have the chance to meet new friends from different cultures and backgrounds. Meeting new students in your class can help you learn more about different topics and ways of thinking. 5th grade is a great time to practice social skills like introducing yourself, having conversations, and making new friends.
Did you know?
What is something you think will be fun about getting to know new students in your class?
What do you think will be challenging about getting to know new students in your class?
What are some ways you can make a new student feel welcome and included in your classroom?
How can you make sure you are being respectful to the new students?
What are some things that you can do to make the new students feel welcome?