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The King of Kindergarten read by Terry Crews

The King of Kindergarten is written by Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton, and read by Terry Crews. Starting kindergarten is a big milestone–and the hero of this story is ready to make his mark! He’s dressed himself, eaten a pile of pancakes, and can’t wait to be part of a whole new kingdom of kids. The day will be jam-packed, but he’s up to the challenge, taking new experiences in stride with his infectious enthusiasm! And afterward, he can’t wait to tell his proud parents all about his achievements–and then wake up to start another day.


Welcome to Storyline online brought to you by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation. I’m Terry Crews and today I’m going to read the King of kindergarten, written by Derek barns and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley. Knew the morning sun Blair’s to your window like a million brass trumpets. It sits in, shines behind your head like a crown. Mommy says that today, you are going to be the king of kindergarten. You will use a golden brush to clean. While chocolates. Your wash your own face with a claw bearing the family crest. You dress yourself neatly and handpick garments from the bar off villages of us and cause buy gas. You will be ready to write. My baby is heading to school. Mommy will say during breakfast. But you’re not a baby, a baby wolf down a tower Pang case the way you can. I don’t think so. You’re growing up so fast. He will say, and you’ll be right, I guess day the things that forever Can I say one day, I’ll be taller than you daddy, and you’ll be my main. Daddy will laugh, but you won’t be joke. Then of big yellow carriage will deliver you to a grand portraits. As you walk up to the towering doors, you remember mommy saying, hold your head high and greet everyone with a brilliant, beaming, majestic smile. For you. Are the king of kindergarten. Your teacher will welcome you with a warm smile and friendly. Good morning. She’ll be delighted by how you recite your name with pride. When you head to your royal seat, the kids at your roundtable will wave and say, hi, like they’d been waiting on you all summer. So you smile back, return away and give them a cheerful Hi everybody. The truth is, you couldn’t wait to meet your kindergarten kingdom either. Your teacher will go over classroom rules and you’re all discuss important matters such as shapes, we alphabet, the never ending mystery of numbers. Show even read a book about trucks, trains, and tractors. Well, it sounds like a lot, but you are the king of kindergarten. Piece of cake. You will show your bravery a recess when you go up to one of your classmates and ask Marie, do you want to play with me? Not only was she say yes, but she’ll lead the way in helping you save the kingdom, but battling fire-breathing dragon. In the cafeteria. The boy sitting next to you will be missing desert. You have packed your favorite chocolate pudding with an extra cup just in case. So you will say to him, want to putting how we heal, say thanks, and you won’t mind at all, because what could be cooler than sharing with new brands. After a royal rest. Uri, to sing and dance and talk to a rhythmic be. The day will be one you’ll never forget. At the end of it, your teacher will wish you all a magnificent evening and bid you farewell until dawn. On your way back home. You’ll think of all the things you can’t wait to tell your parents. I made a bunch of new friends. My teacher is nice. Nri says is the best thing. And tomorrow it will begin again. Another day as the charming, the wonderful and the chi, chain of kindergarten. The thing I love about this book is that it shows that sometimes new experiences can be very scary. But with the right mindset, you can go in and you can conquer and make this a wonderful, wonderful thing. Thank you for watching Storyline online. Make sure you check out all of our stories. Keep watching and keep reading. (Provided by SchoolTube transcription.)

Standards Alignment

Suggested Grade Level: Pre K and K

Common Core Standards listed are for Kindergarten.


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