This School Year Will Be The Best - Back To School Read Aloud and Class Book

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This lesson plan outlines an interactive read aloud and writing activity for the book This School Year Will Be The Best! by Kay Winters.

Interactive Read Aloud:
Students will observe and discuss how Renee Andriani’s illustrations add more meaning to Kay Winter’s story This School Year Will Be The Best!

Class Book Writing Activity:
Students write their own page of a class book in which their words and illustrations work together to tell a detailed story about what will make this their best school year ever.

Class Book Printables:
Printables include a title page and book pages with room for an illustration. Portrait and landscape format are included. Both primary and intermediate lined masters are included.

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Total Pages
7 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).


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