Back to School Gift Bag and Book:
We Are the Best Bunch!
An Original Back to School Story with Survival Kit for Students and Teachers
This packet represents Apple A Day’s unique way of welcoming students to a new school year. Curbing “start of school year” jitters can be a struggle for even the most veteran teacher. Apple A Day’s book: “We Are the Best Bunch!” and corresponding packet materials makes this adjustment easier for everyone, including the teacher! This book puts a positive spin on beginning a new school year while also tying in the components of a back to school survival kit that has become a great way of welcoming students back to school in a positive and productive way. This packet contains the book, lesson plans, all the materials needed to put the survival kits together (minus items that need to be purchased separately), and a welcome letter to families. This packet is a terrific tool for teachers; new and veteran. Extinguish those back to school anxieties by purchasing this book packet today. Don’t delay!!
To reduce the back to school anxieties in students while providing them with items and activities that will assist them in becoming familiar with their new teacher, classroom expectations and fellow classmates.
Book Packet Components:
Overview, Purpose and Book Packet Components-page 2
Lesson Plan Procedures-page 3
“We Are the Best Bunch!” Book-pages 4-15
Survival Kit Materials, including Printables and Templates that Correspond to the “We Are the Best Bunch!” Book-pages 16-23
“I Can’t Wait to Be My Best!” Student Story Templates-pages 24-26
“We Are the Best Bunch!” in Poem Format-pages 27-30
Welcome Back Letter to Families that Introduces “We Are the Best Bunch!” Concept-page 31
Apple A Day Contact and Copyright Information-page 32
Sample Pages from “We Are the Apples of Our Teacher’s Eye!” Behavior Management System for September-pages 33-34
This book packet compliments our behavior management system with a September theme titled: We Are the Apples of Our Teacher’s Eye!
34, including cover, contact page and sample pages from September's behavior management system