5 Back to School Videos – Watch and Listen Video Read Alouds

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Why use these awesome Back to School videos? Back to school can be stressful but exciting. Do you remember the excitement and anticipation of heading back to school each fall? The smell of freshly sharpened pencils, the crisp new notebooks waiting to be filled, and the promise of new adventures and learning ahead. Teachers always want to be ready with fun activities to have students engaged and interacting to make it less stressful for the students and fun. And what better first-day activity to have than to use this WATCH & LISTEN resource of wonderful Back to School video read-alouds.

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Teachers sometimes don’t have the extra time to sit on the reading rug to read books out loud, so instead we WATCH & LISTEN. Great for transitioning between lessons, at the end of the school day, or the week of Back to School. Your kiddos will love them.


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If You Take a Mouse to School
by Laura Numeroff

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The mouse is back, and this time he is going to his first day of school. If he goes
to school, he’ll want a lunchbox. Learn what else happens at school in this wonderful book. Click on the link below to find out.


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Clark Shark Goes to School- 

by Bruce Hale and Guy Francis

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Clark zooms into school, crashes through the classroom, and is rowdy at recess.  Clark loves life—but when his enthusiasm is too much for his friends just see what happens. Will he make friends and like school? Click the link below to find out.


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How to Get Your Teacher Ready
by Jean Reagan zzz Teaching Times 2

In this Back to School video, a class of adorable students gives tips and tricks for getting a teacher ready—for the first day of school and all the events and milestones that will follow. How do you get a teacher ready for school?  Get ready to add this title to your reading list and start the school year off on the right foot! 


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Jitter Juice

by Julie Danneberg 

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Everyone knows that sinking feeling in the pit of the stomach just before diving into a new situation. Sarah Jane Hartwell is scared and doesn’t want to start over at a new school. She doesn’t know anybody, and nobody knows her. It will be awful. She just knows it. With much prodding from Mr. Hartwell, Sarah Jane reluctantly pulls herself together and goes to school.

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The Night Before First Grade
by Natasha Wing

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It’s the night before the big day- First Grade. Penny is nervous and scared. Read to find out what happens when she gets to school! Watch this back-to-school video to find out what happens.


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Related Back to School Must Haves:

>> Star Student of the Week

>> Back to School- Hundreds Charts

>> Back to School- Color by Number 

>> Back to School- Find a Partner- Partner Cards

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