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Great K-2 stories for the transition back to school – and $100 TpT gift card giveaway!

Tried and true stories for the transition back to school: K-2

 

Looking for some tried, tested and true picture books to help little ones through the back to school transition? There’s no better way than to show them examples of others who have been there, felt the anxiety and learned how to manage it! Here are the the stories I go back to year after year for their familiarity, upbeat rhymes and modeling for kids.

(Be sure to click enter the $100 gift card giveaway! The link is at the bottom of the page!)

 

Stories with well-known characters:

Franklin Goes to School: Franklin is up early preparing for his first day of school, and feels increasingly nervous between breakfast, the school talk on the bus, and arrival.  A great story about how we can be different in many ways, yet the same in others, and therefore not alone.

In Froggy Goes to School, students enjoy experiencing Froggy’s first day of school along with him, as his teacher, Miss Witherspoon, gently guides him through reading his name, paying attention, staying in his seat and taking turns speaking.

The Berenstain Bears Go to School begins with Back-to-School shopping, and an encounter with Too-Tall and his gang leaving Sister Bear fearing the third grade. Momma Bear thinks a trip back through the photo album to when Sister Bear started kindergarten is in order, but she is still skeptical! A great story to encourage trying new things!

 

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Rhyming Books:

These stories boast upbeat language and rhythm along with a humorous look at the preparation and jitters associated with starting school. With colorful pictures to draw kids in and laughter to ease tension, they are great picks for putting everyone at ease.


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Great books for easing anxiety:

These are the encouraging, warm-fuzzy books when subtle just isn’t quite enough.

The Kissing Hand is a sweet story of a mother Raccoon reassuring her child that has comforted millions suffering with separation anxiety over the past twenty years.  Older sibling wisdom gives I Am Too Absolutely Small for School its authenticity while Llama Llama Misses Mama offers the reassurance that parents do return at the end of the day to pick up their children.


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 Here’s a fun playlist for your listening center!

 

Back to School stories playlist free on ThatFunReadingTeacher.com

 

Do you have some favorite stories to recommend? Please share in the comments!

Related:

 

Feelings stories for children - When I feel anxious

 

Here’s where to find the giveaway!Why back to school is such a big deal - manage anxiety by setting priorities

Back to School posts, resources, links and more! | That Fun Reading Teacher.com

Best wishes to those of you who are already back in class, and all who are preparing!

Ida Mae

 


THREE $100 GIVEAWAYS of TpT Gift Certificates!



Follow these directions to enter to win THREE $100 GIVEAWAYS of Teachers Pay Teachers Gift Certificates… 

Directions on how to win the 

FIRST $100 TpT Gift Certificate:

Complete the Rafflecopter Contest Application at the bottom of this post to enter to win the FIRST $100 GIVEAWAY of a TpT Gift Certificate.  Click on the link, A RAFFLECOPTER GIVEAWAY, located under “BETTER ODDS THAN VEGAS!!! ” to earn the raffle ticket entries.  (You may have to wait a minute for it to appear on your computer.)  The FIRST $100 GIVEAWAY of a TpT Gift Certificate will end at 11:00 P.M. on August 24, 2016 Pacific Time.

Earn a chance to have 10 bonus entries by clicking the “Bring your friends!” button and share this giveaway with your friends.

Directions on how to win the 

SECOND $100 TpT Gift Certificate:

All new members and members who have renewed their membership in The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative from June 7, 2016 – September 7, 2016 at 11:00 P.M. Pacific Time will be entered to win the SECOND $100 TpT Gift Certificate.  


Join more than 200 members of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative and work together to market your TpT products.

♦ Get THOUSANDS OF PAGE VIEWS for your TpT products by advertising your free products, priced products, sales, and promotions on our blogs (The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, TBOTE II, or TBOTE III.)  Our premier blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, has more than 31,000 average daily viewers.   Since the LINKS OF ALL OF THE POSTS FROM THE VARIOUS TBOTE BLOGS WILL BE ADVERTISED AGAIN IN ALL OF THE TBOTE BLOGS, your TpT products will be seen by thousands of potential buyers…

♦ Our TpT Sitewide Sale & Holiday Social Media Team and Weekly Social Media Team will help get your TpT products flying all over the Internet.

♦ TBOTEMC Tailwind Tribe members are able to use the magic of Pinterest on a daily basis.  Members may place ONE pin a day on our TBOTEMC Tailwind Tribe board.  For every pin that is placed on this board, the member will agree to cooperate and repin THREE pins from other members on the board that same day.

♦ Bring more traffic to your personal blog by joining Teacher Talk. Each month, members of this marketing team write a blog post on any educational topic.  The links from all of the blog posts are then displayed on all of the team’s blogs in addition to The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, TBOTE II, TBOTE III, and our WordPress blog.  All of the blog post titles, graphics, “teaser” sentences, and links will be compiled into a free TpT product at the end of each year.  Thus, your blog posts will continually be seen for years to come and bring even more traffic to your personal blog and TpT store…

 

Directions on how to win the 

THIRD $100 TpT Gift Certificate:   

All members of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative will automatically be entered to win the THIRD $100 TpT Gift Certificate on September 7, 2016.  

The three winners will be announced at our blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs – http://www.thebestofteacherentrepreneurs.net.

Feel free to email me at vleon999@yahoo.com if you have any questions.

Wishing you the best,

Vicky

 

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Congratulations to the Winners of the THREE $100 GIVEAWAYS of TpT Gift Certificates!

Congratulations to Meaghan Helberg for winning the FIRST $100 TpT Gift Certificate!

Congratulations to Cassandra Hathaway for winning the SECOND $100 TpT Gift Certificate!

Congratulations to Amy Rannazzisi for winning the THIRD $100 TpT Gift Certificate!

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Gift Yourself- from Brittany Washburn

Cyber Monday Prep

By Brittany Washburn

Grades K-8 Technology Integration

What teacher wants to spend the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas break lesson planning meaningful, engaging activities? We want to sit back and just make it to break without going gray.

This year, I want to help with that goal. These are my favorite low-prep technology-integrated activities that will impress your administrators without causing you one bit of stress.

This complete unit is great for upper elementary students. Each concept has an instructional video and foldable activity for an interactive notebook. The best part is that by the time your students have had all 14 lessons, they will be able to create the most incredible PowerPoint presentations without any of your help. Imagine how impressed their classroom teachers will be if you send them back with the ability to make a professional presentation without asking for help along the way!
Every student needs research skills. This 7 lesson unit provides them with all of the steps for responsible and effective online research and all of the work is done for you (the teacher). Simply load the Microsoft Word files to a password-protected page on your class website and then step back and watch the learning unfold. With right-there questions from the linked learning modules, your students can complete all 7 lessons independently. End the 7 weeks of lessons with a research project and I guarantee it will be the easiest 2 months of classes ever! (This assumes you see your students once a week like me- timeline may vary)
For your youngest students, teach them Microsoft Word skills with these instructional videos and Word templates. It will require your students to be readers so that they can follow simple text directions. I do these lessons with late first grade or beginning 2nd graders (sometimes both, depending on the group of students and their skill retention). Also note that I have similar units for PowerPoint and Excel.
I don’t know about how it is at your school, but this time of year when the technology breaks (projectors, laptops, iPads, etc.) teachers freak out. That is why I developed units that require very little of my input. I am always being pulled out of my classroom to go fix something. When a TA or a teacher has to trade places with me, I can walk away confidently because I know my students won’t need much help. These also make great substitute plans. Last school year I had to be out for a week unexpectedly, and it was so stress-free because I just used a unit like these for each grade level.
How do you stay sane this time of year? Are you organized in your planning? Do you have the required I Can Statements for your classes? Join my stress-free teaching lifestyle. You can thank me later 😉


p.s. Since I want this to be the best holiday season ever, I’m giving you an opportunity to win some money! Enter the giveaway below.
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THREE $100 GIVEAWAYS of Teachers Pay Teachers Gift Certificates!

 

Follow these directions to enter to win THREE $100 GIVEAWAYS of Teachers Pay Teachers Gift Certificates… 

 

Directions on how to win the 

FIRST $100 TpT Gift Certificate:

Complete the Rafflecopter Contest Application at the bottom of this post to enter to win the FIRST $100 GIVEAWAY of a TpT Gift Certificate.  Click on the link, A RAFFLECOPTER GIVEAWAY, located under “BETTER ODDS THAN VEGAS!!! ” to earn the raffle ticket entries.  (You may have to wait a minute for it to appear on your computer.)  The FIRST $100 GIVEAWAY of a TpT Gift Certificate will end at 11:00 P.M. on December 21, 2015 Pacific Time.

Directions on how to win the 

SECOND $100 TpT Gift Certificate:

All new members and members who have renewed their membership in The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative from August 8, 2015 – December 28, 2015 at 11:00 P.M. Pacific Time will be entered to win the SECOND $100 TpT Gift Certificate.  


Join more than 200 members of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative and work together to market your TpT products.

♦ Our TpT Sitewide Sale & Holiday Social Media Team and Weekly Social Media Team will help get your TpT products flying all over the Internet.

♦ Bring more traffic to your personal blog by joining Teacher Talk. Each month, members of this marketing team write a blog post on any educational topic.  The links from all of the blog posts are then displayed on all of the team’s blogs in addition to The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, TBOTE II, TBOTE III, and our WordPress blog.  All of the blog post titles, graphics, “teaser” sentences, and links will be compiled into a free TpT product at the end of each year.  Thus, your blog posts will continually be seen for years to come and bring even more traffic to your personal blog and TpT store…

♦ Get THOUSANDS OF PAGE VIEWS for your TpT products by advertising your free products, priced products, sales, and promotions on our blogs (The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, TBOTE II, or TBOTE III.)  Our premier blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, has more than 31,000 average daily viewers.   Since the LINKS OF ALL OF THE POSTS FROM THE VARIOUS TBOTE BLOGS WILL BE ADVERTISED AGAIN IN ALL OF THE TBOTE BLOGS, your TpT products will be seen by thousands of potential buyers…

Directions on how to win the 

THIRD $100 TpT Gift Certificate:   

All members of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative will automatically be entered to win the THIRD $100 TpT Gift Certificate on December 28, 2015.  

The three winners will be announced at our blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs – http://www.thebestofteacherentrepreneurs.net.

Feel free to email me at vleon999@yahoo.com if you have any questions.

Wishing you the best,

Vicky

BETTER ODDS THAN VEGAS!!!

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Congratulations to the Winners of the THREE $100 GIVEAWAYS of TpT Gift Certificates!

 

Congratulations to Tami Steele for winning the 

FIRST $100 TpT Gift Certificate!

Congratulations to Elyse Jahnke for winning the

SECOND $100 TpT Gift Certificate!

 

Congratulations to Daniel Ackland for winning the THIRD $100 TpT Gift Certificate!

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SECOND and THIRD $100 GIVEAWAYS of TpT Gift Certificates End on August 8 2015

Follow these directions to enter to win the SECOND and THIRD $100 GIVEAWAYS of Teachers Pay Teachers Gift Certificates.  

 

 

Congratulations to Tami Steele for winning the 

FIRST $100 TpT Gift Certificate!

Directions on how to win the

SECOND $100 TpT Gift Certificate:

All new members and members who have renewed their membership in The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative from June 2, 2015 – August 8, 2015 at 11:00 P.M. Pacific Time will be entered to win the SECOND $100 TpT Gift Certificate.

Get THOUSANDS of PAGE VIEWS for your TpT products by advertising your free products, priced products, sales, and promotions on our blogs.  Our premier blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, currently has more than 31,000 average daily viewers.

 



TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE!  The time and date you become a TBOTEMC member determines if you will be posting on The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs II, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs III, etc.  THE LINKS OF ALL OF THE POSTS FROM THE VARIOUS BLOGS WILL BE ADVERTISED AGAIN IN ALL OF THE TBOTE BLOGS…so your TpT products will still be advertised on our premier blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, which is currently ranked #34 in the May 2015 Top Referral URLs which brings in traffic to TpT.

Directions on how to win the

THIRD $100 TpT Gift Certificate:

All members of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative will automatically be entered to win the THIRD $100 TpT Gift Certificate on August 8, 2015.

The three winners will be announced at our blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs – http://www.thebestofteacherentrepreneurs.net.

Feel free to email me at vleon999@yahoo.com if you have any questions.

Wishing you the best,

Vicky

BETTER ODDS THAN VEGAS!!!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


THREE $100 GIVEAWAYS of TpT Gift Certificates!

Follow these directions to enter to win THREE $100 GIVEAWAYS of Teachers Pay Teachers Gift Certificates.  

Directions on how to win the 

FIRST $100 TpT Gift Certificate:

Go to The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs to enter to win the FIRST $100 TpT Gift Certificate by 11:00 P.M. on July 27, 2015 Pacific Time – http://www.thebestofteacherentrepreneurs.net/2015/07/three-100-giveaways-of-tpt-gift.html. Complete the Rafflecopter Contest Application which is located at the bottom of the post under “BETTER ODDS THAN VEGAS!!! ”  (You may have to wait a minute for it to appear on your computer.)

Directions on how to win the

SECOND $100 TpT Gift Certificate:

All new members and members who have renewed their membership in The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative from June 2, 2015 – August 3, 2015 at 11:00 P.M. Pacific Time will be entered to win the SECOND $100 TpT Gift Certificate.  (The ending date has been changed to August 8, 2015 to coincide with the TpT Back to School Sitewide Sale.)

Get THOUSANDS of PAGE VIEWS for your TpT products by advertising your free products, priced products, sales, and promotions on our blogs.  Our premier blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, currently has more than 31,000 average daily viewers.

 



TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE!  The time and date you become a TBOTEMC member determines if you will be posting on The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs II, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs III, etc.  THE LINKS OF ALL OF THE POSTS FROM THE VARIOUS BLOGS WILL BE ADVERTISED AGAIN IN ALL OF THE TBOTE BLOGS…so your TpT products will still be advertised on our premier blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs, which is currently ranked #34 in the May 2015 Top Referral URLs which brings in traffic to TpT.

Directions on how to win the

THIRD $100 TpT Gift Certificate:

All members of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative will automatically be entered to win the THIRD $100 TpT Gift Certificate on August 3, 2015.  (The ending date has been changed to August 8, 2015 to coincide with the TpT Back to School Sitewide Sale.)

The three winners will be announced at our blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs – http://www.thebestofteacherentrepreneurs.net.

Feel free to email me at vleon999@yahoo.com if you have any questions.

Wishing you the best,

Vicky

BETTER ODDS THAN VEGAS!!!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


THREE $100 GIVEAWAYS of TpT Gift Certificates!

Follow these directions to enter to win SECOND and THIRD $100 GIVEAWAYS of Teachers Pay Teachers Gift Certificates… 

 

 

 

Congratulations to Rebecca for winning the FIRST $100 TpT Gift Certificate!

Directions on how to win the

SECOND $100 TpT Gift Certificate:

All new members and members who have renewed their membership in The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative from March 24, 2015 – June 1, 2015 at 11:00 P.M. Pacific Time will be entered to win the SECOND $100 TpT Gift Certificate.

“Since joining  TBOTEMC in January 2015, in just four short months, I have seen my TPT earnings increase by 350%! Besides learning how to best market my products, I have also joined a blog collaborative, a weekly Pinterest cooperative, and have met many teacherprenuers who share the same vision as me. Joining TBOTEMC was one of the best business decisions I have made for my TPT store!”

-Juliette Roman

The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative may no longer be sold at TeachersPayTeachers.com because it is more of a “marketing service and not an educational resource.”  You may purchase the $50 annual membership to TBOTEMC at http://www.thebestofteacherentrepreneursmarketingcooperative.com/2014/01/the-best-of-teacher-entrepreneurs.html.

Directions on how to win the

THIRD $100 TpT Gift Certificate:

All members of The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs Marketing Cooperative will automatically be entered to win the THIRD $100 TpT Gift Certificate on June 1, 2015.

The three winners will be announced at my blog, The Best of Teacher Entrepreneurs – http://www.thebestofteacherentrepreneurs.net.

Feel free to email me at vleon999@yahoo.com if you have any questions.

Wishing you the best,

Vicky