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First Grade Back to School Activity Pack - Start the year right!

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Updated 8/3/13
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This packet is jam-packed with activities to help you start the school year out right! The activities and printables included will help you create a positive classroom community, get to know your students and encourage students to accept and appreciate differences from day 1.

Snapshot:
3 traditional read alouds. (The Kissing Hand, Chrysanthemum and First Day Jitters)
4 “new” read alouds (Rene Has 2 Last Names, Marisol McDonald Doesn’t Match, Wild About Reading and Square Cat)
Create 7 classroom books based on these read alouds – covers included!
Graphing Activities and more!

Activities Include:
*All About Me
*My Summer Vacation
*What I look like on my first day of school
*First Day of School Survey
*Acrostic Poem
*Family Tree Study
*Reading Survey
*List Poem
*How many letters/syllables/vowels in my name?
*I can write my name…
*I feel loved when…
*Compare and Contrast teacher/student
*I know my shapes, colors and numbers…
*When I get nervous…things happen!
*Square Cat- it’s good to be different!
*5 Different graphing activities!

Student printables to be printed in black and white, although some activities have also been provided in color.

For a comprehensive preview of this item click download preview on the right!

Feedback is very much appreciated!
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Great for first week of school. Hard thing was not having all the books. However, graphing activities and books I did had, kids enjoyed the activities!
On  October 1, 2012Mrs Castro answered:
I'm sorry you weren't able to find all the books. They were listed in the description, and I was able to find all of them at the library. Hope you can get them for next year!
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I have moat of these books and am excited to use this unit to begin the school year! Thanks!
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First Grade Back to School Activity Pack - Start the year right!
First Grade Back to School Activity Pack - Start the year right!
First Grade Back to School Activity Pack - Start the year right!
First Grade Back to School Activity Pack - Start the year right!