Three years into teaching and I still find things like this helpful! Checklist of procedures for the beginning of school. When you look at this list, it's no wonder it seems like it takes forever to get around to teaching content!
FIRST GRADE JITTERS by Robert Quackenbush, with illustrations by Yan Nascimbene. Aidan had fun in kindergarten, but he's nervous about starting the first grade. Maybe a visit with his friends will make him feel better.