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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!

use a tension rod, command hooks, and binder rings to hang your anchor charts

Even though Daily 5 is not station rotations I will definitely use this list of ideas for prompts for the students.

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.

Look towards the light, it's your beacon

27 more things to do with students who are not paying attention

New Years Resolutions for the whole class! Love it! A good way to relaunch your learning community after break.

markers inside "eraser" - when passing out, the students don't know what color they'll get = no arguing

What stuck with you today with the DIRT poster

Nice lesson and freebie to help with the problem of kids interrupting

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.

The Center Based Classroom - A great list of FREE websites to use for your listening center! Perfect for the Daily 5!

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.