Bethany (comment #6),
The Polar Express idea that I mentioned in my post is an activity that I did when I taught second grade years ago. It was the year that The Polar Express movie (with Tom Hank's voice) was coming to theaters, and our entire school actually went to see the movie. Since the movie was out in theaters, many stores were carrying Polar Express items like the tickets you see in the photos. I purchased the ticket from a Hallmark store and made paper copies for my students. Unfortunately, it is not something I made myself. However, it could probably be easily recreated in Print Shop.
Have fun with your read-in day! The second grade classes at our school still carry on the tradition!
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