Have parents write their address on an envelope at Open House. Then, send a positive note home randomly for each student
Use a cover slip when collecting assignments. Grade the assignment, record the grade on the cover slip, then pass the papers back to students. No alphabetizing papers for the grade book.--I also like that I would be able to see at a glance who didn't turn work in...
Fifth in the Middle: Optimum Organization Linky - I'm in Heaven!
Found this FREE download on Teacherspayteache... to have students keep track of their AR goals. :)
AR Goals Student Data Binder
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31 Incredible Bulletin Boards For Back To School
Hide questions under their seat and announce 'hot seat' sometime during the day. Whoever has a question under their seat has to answer it. Perfect way to review/have fun! This is an idea from kindergarten that could be used in ANY grade!!
Kindergarten Smiles: Common Core
This is AWESOME...It's been on my list of TO DOs for my planbook for a while now...Comprehension domains with depth & complexity icons(GATE) and thinking maps.
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SNOT Poster. Self, Neighbor, Other, Teacher. Classroom management strategy.
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Tips to help students who have trouble finishing their work. I can think of so many kids this would help!
This is a creative activity to help students recognize multiple meaning words. Follow up with my task cards and games! Pictures support learning at Looks-Like-Language!
MrsRuss.com--Multiple Meaning Words
'I've been bubbling with excitement to meet you' - Back to school gift for students
Schooled in Love: Anchor Chart - Sequencing with Minions!
anchor chart | schooled in love
SET CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS using this "How are we learning?" chart. Use these headings: independent, partners, teams, whole class, and AIH (Academic Intervention Hour), or create your own!
Classroom library book check-out made easy.
susangaylord.com: Bookmaking Projects. Fun idea for a research project, biography, book report, etc.
susangaylord.com: Bookmaking Projects
4th grade Summer reading list. Books for kids 8 to 12 years old.