Daily 5 & classroom management
behavior management idea
anchor chart listing rules when there is a substitute teacher :) Step into 2nd Grade with Mrs. Lemons: My Emergency Sub Plans and a Fun Giveaway!
Give each student colored index cards/post-its for their work space. During independent work time or group work, the students use the cards. A teacher I used to work with put red cards on popsicle sticks at the student work centers & prompted them to hold it up when they needed help, rather than calling out. Her classroom was always so quiet!
first week of school activity to do as a class
Oooh. I wanna tape off my white board like this instead of the homework poster on my wall.
This list is a good start.... Best Beginning Chapter Books for 1st and 2nd Grade
I'm thinking change "sit" to "stand," hands folded to hands at your sides, and "speaker" to forward. Perfect for when we leave the classroom.
Free online keyboarding tools to teach your students how to type.
what to do with kids that aren't paying attention
Daily 5 Weekly Reflection Log for Students FREE
Anchor Chart ~ What's in your book box (or collection of reading materials)
FREE book critic printable
markers inside "eraser" - when passing out, the students don't know what color they'll get = no arguing
Free Listening Response Sheet from www.dilly-dabbles... and post about Daily 5 chapter 5, Listening and Read to Someone
Using visual cues to check understanding of students who don't like to appear needy in the classroom surrounded by their peers. As an entire class, this is a strategy that you can use to see if retracting is necessary.
Clipboard! This is good because it stays private and can be passed to the music teacher, gym teacher, etc. to keep track of their behavior during specials.