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10 books to use for back to school

Ameila Bedelia First Day Of School. All children love the Amelia Bedelia's series. Its a great first day of school to read to your children how to be excited and know that everything will be okay. Starting school is going to be fun and new experience

34 great book ideas for the first day of school. I love not only the book choices, but her great lesson plan ideas for the first week as well!

34 great book ideas for the first day of school. I love the book Chrysanthemum. I read it during my field one experience and it just such a nice book for kindergarten students.

{Back to School Books for 1st - 6th Grades} - great reads for kids as they enter a new grade!

24 Great Back-to-School Books for Preschool thru Middle School

Want to encourage kids to expand their reading to chapter books? Choose a book about the grade they'll be entering in the Fall!

Amazing website... it gives specific books for whatever strategy you are teaching!

These books are good for reading comprehension. These books should be in the classroom library and could be read aloud to the class. These books will help with the connecting process of reading comprehension.


30 Beginning of the Year Activities, Team Building, Ice Breakers, Get to Know you. This website is where teachers sell their ideas.

lap books and foldables

The Chronicle of the Earth: lapbook - lovely multi-sensory lap book. Lots of shape, color, folding,etc.

50+ Awesome ebooks that are read aloud to kids -- free on these websites!

50+ Read Aloud Books Online

Great Websites for Read Aloud Books & Read to Me Stories ~ Listening to a book helps kids to develop better concentration and listening skills, engages their imagination and so much more! Find more than FREE kids read-alouds on these amazing websites!

If you haven't read these, check out these new funny picture books. I think you'll like them!

Hilarious New Picture Books Your Kids Will Love

We do love a funny book - check out this list of Hilarious Picture Books for kids

Books About the First Day of School from Fantastic Fun and Learning

First Day of School Books

First Day of School Idea #6: create a class dictionary- every student gives themself a definition and a pronunciation guide for their names. Even the teacher participates! Turn in to class bulletin board

I like the class dictionary idea! Top Tips for the First Days of School. Some of these are really good, even for secondary. Loved these activities! For teachers.

Monster books! Make your summer reading list now !

monster books for kids: Books about monsters can be useful tools for parents while delighting children. These aren’t just books about silly and sometimes scary monsters they are about fear and conquering it.

Marty McGuire - Awesome read aloud for second graders!  Marty would rather spend recess catching frogs than playing dress-up with the other girls.  After given the part of a princess in her class play, Marty learns how to improvise and makes the play a crowd pleaser!  - My 2nd graders love to play the Statue Garden game the characters play in this book.

Marty McGuire by Kate Messner. Marty is not excited about being asked to be the princess in her class play. Marty doesn't like to dress up, dance.she likes to play in the dirt, go on adventures.-Sounds like Gabbie

A great list of picture books to help teachers teach appropriate classroom behaviors  ... from Little Miss Kindergarten (blog)--although several titles are applicable to many grades

Tattlin' Madeline - Great book to teach the difference between "reporting" and "tattling.

Great list of books for kids.

Picture Books About Reading

22 Books about reading. Looks some some great read alouds for librarians and the classroom! From no time for flashcards.

No, David! by David Shannon (The original story with sound effects) - YouTube

No, David! by David Shannon (The original story with sound effects). My girls LOVE David books!