School's First Day of School by Adam Rex is a great story to read while welcoming your students to a new school year. This picture book companion contains comprehension questions, vocabulary cards, graphic organizers, and a school craft that can be paired with a writing activity. These activities can be used in a small group setting or with your entire class.
When you download this .zip file, you will find three resources:
- Original File - this is a printable packet for students with teacher answer keys
- Google Slides Link - copy and assign the student pages in Google Classroom
- Student PDF - this is a fillable PDF that students can type directly onto
School's First Day of School File Contents:
Pg. 1 Cover
Pg. 2 Table of Contents
Pg. 3 Book Summary
Pg. 4 Reading Journal Cover
Pg. 5-8 Comprehension Question Cards (color, B/W)
Pg. 9-10 Comprehension Questions (written responses)
Pg. 11 Spin-a-Story (B/W only)
Pg. 12-14 Graphic Organizers for Summary and Story Retell
Pg. 15-16 Sequencing Activity
Pg. 17-24 Vocabulary Cards and Definitions (color, B/W)
Pg. 25 Vocabulary Match-Up
Pg. 26 Vocabulary Fill-in-the-Blanks
Pg. 27-29 School Craft Directions & Writing Ideas
Pg. 30-36 School Craft Templates
Pg. 37-39 School Craft Writing Templates
Pg. 40 Character Changes Graphic Organizer
Pg. 41 Fun Facts About My School
Pg. 42 Fun Facts All About Me
Pg. 43-47 Answer Keys
Pg. 48 Credits
Please Note: You will need access to the book School's First Day of School to use this resource. This book is not included with this download. I suggest you see if this book is available to check out in your school or public library.
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