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First Day Jitters

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th
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First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg is a wonderfully touching and surprising story that is often read on the first day of school. This packet includes 10 fun and engaging pages that are Common Core aligned - the perfect way to kick off the school year and put your new students' jitters at ease.

Packet includes:

Prediction Page

Interactive Foldable: Story Elements

Jitter: Synonyms

First Day Jitters: Vocabulary Chart

Beginning-Middle-End Graphic Organizer

Filling in my Jitterbugs

First Day Jitters: Story Elements

Venn-Diagram: Sarah vs. Me

Venn-Diagram: Teachers vs. Students

Text Connections Graphic Organizer

Getting Rid of the Jitters Chart

Thought Bubbles: Sarah, Mr. Hartwell, Me (2)

Dear Sarah…letter

Dear Classmate…letter

Missing Teacher Poster

Morning Schedule Chart

Reflections Chart: Last Year

Expectations Chart: This Year

FIRST DAY Acrostic Poem

Resources created by: Jessica Lawler

Joy in the Journey

Total Pages
13 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
45 minutes
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