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•[Back to School] Unit With Your Favorite Books
What better way to spend the very last school days of the year than with your favorite books! Included in this unit are 7 lesson plans for activities and 10+ printable memory book pages
to go along with lessons. Each lesson begins with a recommended read aloud list of book choices
Hook the students with a stellar read aloud, engage in a class discussion/activity, and then slide right into creating a memory book page related to the book + discussion/activity.
. A teacher’s guide/lesson plan for each lesson is included. Check out the memory book pages:
-Reflecting on memories from the past school year (“When I Was in School”)
-Sharing positive thoughts about classmates (“How Your Class Sees You”)
-Sharing plans for the summer (“Plans for Summer”)
-Sharing student fears/excitement about the upcoming school year (“In the Next Year”)
-Sharing hopes, dreams, and goals for the future (“In the Future”)
-Class Autographs (back cover)
-Reflecting on favorite field trips take ("Fun on Field Trips")
-Reflecting on what was learned throughout the past year (“What I Learned”)
-Sharing favorites from the school year, such as food or color (“My Favorites”)
-Sharing personal opinions for school-related questions (“Would you rather?”)
-Recording a description of the teacher (“Meet My Teacher”)
-Writing a letter with hopes, dreams, and questions for the future (“Letter to the Future Me”)
For each of the above listed topics, there are two or more recommended read alouds
suggested for you to read aloud with your class before working on the activities
in the packet. Take a look at some of the books included:
-Last Day of School Blues
-First Year Letters
-The Keeping Quilt
-When I Was Young in the Mountains
-A Kiss Goodbye
-My Best Friend is as Sharp as a Pencil
-City Dog, Country Frog
-The Important Book
-The Night Before Summer Vacation
-How I Spent My Summer Vacation
-I Can Be Anything
-Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
-No More Pencils, No More Books, No More Teacher’s Dirty Looks!
Additionally, each of the pages in the memory book are included with the following wording options: school, class, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade.
This is all you need to make the final days of the school year a memorable time! Enjoy the end of the school with your favorite books :)
NOTE: No actual books are included in this purchase. The references to book recommendations/read alouds are book lists that accompany the activities and memory book pages.