Common Core Packet For First Day Jitters


10 pages. Common Core State State Standards: RI.K.5, RI.K.6, RI.K.9, RI.K.10, RL.K.2, RL.K.3, RL.K.6, RL.K.9, L.K.1d, RI.1.9, RL.1.2, RL.1.3

A variety of fun reading and writing activities to go along with the book, First Day Jitters, that will help reinforce the above Common Core State Standards.

Packet includes:

    • A beginning-middle-end story map that will help students retell First Day Jitters
    • A "favorite part" retelling "writing prompt" bookmark
    • A compare and contrast Venn diagram with The Kissing Hand
    • Character, Setting and Event cards. (Laminate, put magnets on the back and put them up on your white board. Write down students' answers under the cards.)
    • Question Words activity sheet, reinforcing the who, what, why, when, where, how words.
    • Cover of book to label book parts + review author and illustrator
    • Feelings Worksheet and writing prompt
    • Feelings graphing extension
    • Jitters synonym discussion-worksheet


Additional Info

  • SKU: TWM1193

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