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First Day Jitters, Jitter Critter Back to School Poem, Beginning of School

First Day Jitters, Jitter Critter Back to School Poem, Beginning of School
First Day Jitters, Jitter Critter Back to School Poem, Beginning of School
First Day Jitters, Jitter Critter Back to School Poem, Beginning of School
First Day Jitters, Jitter Critter Back to School Poem, Beginning of School
First Day Jitters, Jitter Critter Back to School Poem, Beginning of School
First Day Jitters, Jitter Critter Back to School Poem, Beginning of School
First Day Jitters, Jitter Critter Back to School Poem, Beginning of School
First Day Jitters, Jitter Critter Back to School Poem, Beginning of School
Product Description
The Jitter Critter is the perfect poem to help your students forget about their first day jitters. I tell my students that a critter is a living creature. What’s the living creature that most kids adore? Dogs! My firsties loved this poem and the play dough helped them calm their nerves on the first day of school!

I use this along with my First Day Jitters Activities Common Core Aligned packet.

Packet includes:
1. The Jitter Critter poem (2 color versions and 1 black & white).
2. The Jitter Critter poem version 2 (2 color versions and 1 B&W).
3 Baggie Topper for Play-Doh (color & black and white).
4. Baggie Topper for other suggested items (color & B&W).
5. Paper bag puppet craftivity (color & black and white).
6. Stick puppet craftivity (color & black and white).

10 things to do with The Jitter Critter poem:
1. Welcome your students to a new year with fun, appealing poetry!
2. Do shared reading from day one!
3. Use the poem to begin your poem journal, folder, book, etc.
4. Begin your poetry center!
5. Put the poem in a poetry folder for your students to enjoy!
6. Practice fluency!
7. Practice intonation!
8. Practice expression!
9. Practice, review, & teach rhyming, sight words, vowels, etc.
10. Help your students forget about their jitters!

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Enjoy,

Sally Avalos
Total Pages
20 pages
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