First Day Jitters Activities

Do you need a great story to read for back to school? First Day Jitters will show your students that going back to school can be just as scary for a teacher! This product offers activities that link to First Day Jitters written by Julie Dannenberg. There are comprehension activities, writing activities, a jitter jar craft, posters, and more. It is perfect for the first day of school. Also included are digital Boom cards. These Frist Day Jitters activities can be used with Google Classroom too.


First Day Jitters activities included:

  • Letter to send home before school starts
  • Predicting 2 options
  • Special object worksheet 2 options
  • Yes or no did it happen?
  • Problem
  • Solution
  • Text to self
  • Character senses-Sarah
  • Text evidence
  • Main idea and details
  • Same/different
  • Recall 2 things
  • Character sort
  • 1st day certificate
  • Jitters look like this…
  • First day of school fill in the blank
  • My jitters mini book
  • Retell writing
  • Snack baggy labels 2 options
  • Jitter glitter ideas
  • Jitter glitter tags 3 options
  • Jitter glitter poem 3 options
  • Anchor posters 3 options
  • Jitter jar craft 2 options
  • Jitter jar craft posters 2 options

©Megan Mitchell