The first month of each school year is the critical time for helping your students develop the habits of successful learners. These comprehensive guides each include 30 grade appropriate mini-lessons, one for each of the first 30 days of school. Focused on literacy, teachers will find lessons for: shared reading and writing, class meetings, conferences, accountable talk, responding to literature, and independent reading. Tips for classroom organization, reproducible calendars, reading logs, book lists, assessments, and more round out these essential references that every teacher, new or experienced, will turn to again and again. 80 pages.