Ideas for Elementary Classrooms
There are so many ideas for teachers on Pinterest! Here are some we thought you might want to try.
Open House before first day of school: Parents follow the signs and do everything you need them to before the first day of school. Ends with a little gift for the student and parent to welcome them into the class.
Need another Closing Circle idea? The End of the Day Jar has 24 questions to ask students to get them talking about their school day. This helps build community in the classroom. You can call on students to answer the questions or have them talk with a buddy.
12 Ways to Play with ABC sticky notes--great ideas for practicing letters, sounds, and more
Spin and Read a Fry Phrase! Such a fun and interactive way to practice fluency!
Musical chairs writing. When the music stops you pick up writing where the last person left off. Time intervals based on the grade level.