*Updated June This First Day Jitters book companion packet for the book First Day Jitters by Julie Dannenberg is perfect to use on the first day and the first weeks of school. It is common core aligned, includes primary lined & solid lined copies fo
One Black Dot - The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds - creating art with dots - coffee filter art, circle painting, The Day the Crayons Quit and more. https://firstieland.blogspot.com/2017/05/what-can-you-make-with-dot.html
This is a simple little sheet that I like for my students to complete on the first day of school. It has a place for them to -write their name -draw what they wore on the first day -draw who their new teacher is (love looking at those portraits of myself!
This First Day Jitters activity is included in my First Day Jitters packet. The packet includes differentiated activities to help you teach most of the Common Core Literature standards from day one. B/W copy included also.
Getting to Know You! Could do it the first week of school and then make it in to a book to read to the students and for them to read. Could also do it again at the end of the year as a "second" grader to see how much has changed