First Week of School: Read-Aloud Activities and Other Fun Stuff

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3rd, 4th, 5th
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This packet contains over 30 back-to-school, community building activities to get you started this school year. Most of the things included can be repeated throughout the year, not just during the first week of school.

Activities include:
-Goal setting
-Self-portraits
-Friend Finder Scavenger Hunt
-Verb Charades
-True or False?
-Stringing Together Conversation
-Personality Puzzle
-Who Am I? Riddle Book
-Student Interviews
-and more!

For the read-alouds, discussion, and follow-up activities, the books featured are:
Ish by Peter H. Reynolds (Focus Skill: Cause and Effect)
One by Kathryn Otoshi (Focus Skill: Character Traits)
This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen (Focus Skill: Making Inferences)
Swimmy by Leo Lionni (Focus Skill: Theme)
Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend by Melanie Watts (Focus Skill: Making Connections)
Zero by Kathryn Otoshi (Focus Skill: Author's Message)
The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown (Focus Skill: Author's Message)

(The book discussions and activities align with Common Core Reading Standards for grades 3-5.)

Happy back to school!

You may also be interested in these related products:

Launching the Reading and Writing Workshop BUNDLE

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Interactive Reading Notebook for ALL Reading Standards


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First Week of School: Read-Aloud Activities and Other Fun Stuff
First Week of School: Read-Aloud Activities and Other Fun Stuff
First Week of School: Read-Aloud Activities and Other Fun Stuff
First Week of School: Read-Aloud Activities and Other Fun Stuff