Back to Articles Home →

11 Back to School Communication Resources

11 Back to School Communication Resources

The start of every school year includes not only new students, but new parents as well. t’s a time when expectations, goals, and schedules are communicated early on. Providers on HMH Marketplace have a variety of back to school resources to help you relay important information to your students and their families.

Meet The Teacher Presentation

Presto Plans says to wow your students’ parents with this editable, 14-slide presentation. Slide titles include Schedule, Expectations, Homework, Grading, Communication, Supplies and more. Grades 5-12. By Presto Plans.
Download for $2.00

A to Z Greeting Cards

Teacher Peach says that these colorful, alphabetical and alliterative greeting card templates contain motivating messages for students and families. Just print, fold and send them home with students. This download includes Set 1 with letters A, B, C, D and E. Also check out Sets 2 through 5. Grades PreK-8. By Teacher Peach.
Download for $3.99

Autism Strategies Parent Packet

This packet includes 15 informational flyers for parents of children with autism. The Autism Helpers says that if you are a teacher looking to share information with parents this resource will help to explain strategies and information in an understandable way. Grades PreK-12. By The Autism Helper.
Download for $10.50

Guided Reading Strategy Packet

The Teacher's Post says to use this packet to help you, your students, and their families focus on reading strategies this school year. Parents can use the Early Writing Strategies Bookmark and Writing Activities Bookmark with students when they practice writing at home. Grades K-1. By The Teacher's Post.
Download for $3.50

Substitute Teacher Binder

This resource comes complete with forms, notes, schedules, procedures and more for your substitute teacher. Some sections include Student Anecdotal Notes, Parent Contact Information, Password Logins, Lesson Plans, Fire Drill Procedure and Daily Schedules. Grades 6-12. By Presto Plans.
Download for $4.50

Anti-Bullying App: BRIM School Pilot

This free app for iPad and iPhone can be used by students and parents to report bullying online 24/7 from their devices. BRIM Software says that schools and districts can uncover unreported bullying and threats sooner. With the admin panel, administrators can also view school statistics and reports. Grades 1-12. By BRIM Software.
Free Download

Parent Reminder Notes

This resource includes 40 pages of editable notes for different occasions throughout the year. Such topics include Special Events, Days Off, Help from Parents, Reminders, and more. Create-abilities says that this time-saving pack is a must for every classroom. Grades K-6. By Create-abilities.
Download for $5.00

People Bingo

History Made Fresh says to welcome your new students to the school year with this fun getting-to-know you activity that is customizable for different grades. Students will move around the room to meet each other, strategize their game and communicate information about themselves. Grades 3-12. By History Made Fresh.
Download for $3.00

Parent Teacher Conference Pack

Create-abilities says that this 90-page pack has everything you need to help your parent-teacher conferences run smoothly. Included in this resource are forms, letters, goal sheets, and many printables and editable pages. Grades K-6. By Create-abilities.
Download for $5.50

Words of Wisdom Handout

This handout can be given to your students on the first day of school or to parents at an Open House event. This resource is full of 21 lessons and quotes. HappyEdugator says that it is a good character building tool to help foster respect and responsibility. This handout can also be used as a writing activity. Grades 4-12. By HappyEdugator.
Download for $1.00

Science Safety Packet

The Teacher Teams says that this resource emphasizes to students the need for safety in a science classroom. Included in this packet is a list of safety rules, a safety contract, and a safety test with an answer key. All the materials are editable to suit your needs and student level. Grades 7-12. By The Teacher Team.
Download for $3.00