It’s a new school year, let’s start it off right with a few of our favorite books! Help your students begin a love for literature with these 10 Back-to-School themed Mentor Texts and Class Books! Each book was selected to help students ease into the first weeks of school, then make connections and record their reflections in each class book. You will also find Teacher Notes to help guide you in discussing each Mentor Text and completing each Class Book. Choose a few of your favorites or do all 10!
Mentor Texts and Class Books Included:
The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
Class Book: Our First Day!
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten by Joseph Slate
Class Book: We Love School!
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Eric Carle and Bill Martin, Jr.
Class Book: We Love Books!
Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
Class Book: What’s Your Name?
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr.
Class Book: Now We Know Our ABC’s…
Chicka Chicka 123 by Bill Martin, Jr.
Class Book: We Can Count!
Pete the Cat: Rockin’ in My School Shoes by James Dean
and Eric Litwin
Class Book: School is Cool!
David Goes to School by David Shannon
Class Book: We Can Follow Directions!
How Do Dinosaurs Play With Their Friends? By Jane Yolen
Class Book: Let’s Be Friends!
I Like Myself! By Karen Beaumont
Class Book: I Like Me!
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All About Me Book
Back-to-School Student Gift Tags
The Crayon Box That Talked Class Book
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