Help students overcome first day fears with First Day Jitters activities. They’re fun, educational, and meet the needs for diverse learning styles.
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First Day Jitters activities go beyond academics. As well as fostering social skills, they foster a sense of community in the classroom. Learners will complete word searches, practice parts of speech, and sharpen their language skills. There’s also a focus on reading comprehension. The students identify story elements, develop critical thinking, and engage in analytical thinking.
You’ll find everything you need to make the first day of school a memorable and successful one with the First Day Jitters activities.
As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:
These activities can be used by the whole group, at stations or centers, or provide student choice. They’re perfect for differentiation and focusing on specific learning goals and skills.
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About the Book
Turn up engagement with a first day of school favorite! There's a sinking feeling in Sarah Jane's stomach. She's nervous about starting a new school year. She says it's going to be the worst day ever. Despite her reluctance, she goes to school. In spite of her shyness at first, she quickly learns that everyone gets the jitters from time to time.
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