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Back to School Today! Poem

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Years: R - 6

A poem which explores the feelings students may experience when heading back to school after an extended break.

This poem follows the emotional journey of a young child who is returning to school after a prolonged absence.

The child is feeling excited and nervous at the same time. They have many questions about what the return to the classroom might be like.

Share this poem with your class to stimulate a discussion about how they might be feeling about returning to school.


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  • Claire Harrison

    A brilliant poem to start the year off. Thank you !

    • Royce (Teach Starter)

      Hey Claire, thank you for taking the time to share your appreciation for this poem.