First Day Jitters. This book is a fiction book. It is also a picture story book. It is a wonderful book to read to students on the first day of school! It lets the children know that everyone gets the first day jitters no matter how young or old.
Chyrsanthemum by Kevin Henkes Chrysanthemum loves her name until she goes to school and gets teased. Despite her parents encouragement, it takes Chrysanthemum's teacher Mrs. Twinkle to show everyone that Chrysanthemum is a great name.
Have students fill this out in the beginning of the year. Then when it is time to choose authors for read-aloud books, prizes for Students of the Month, colors for student awards or folders, etc., Look at students' favorites list!
Seconds Into Second Grade: A First Week of School, First Day of School, Back to School Bundle- easy, simple, no prep and fun! Hands on baseline assessment for grade or Grade 2 newbie teachers or veteran teachers alike! Beginning of the year!