Need an idea to end the day? 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.
“Discipline must come through liberty. . . . We do not consider an individual disciplined only when he has been rendered as artificially silent as a mute and as immovable as a paralytic. He is an individual annihilated, not disciplined.” - Maria Montessori
FREE printable. Encouraging students to use all of their senses + adjectives, when they write, makes for better results. Completed projects make a cute b. board, or look wonderful hung back-to-back from the ceiling. "A crop/bushel of great writing." or "Getting to the core of writing."
Make a QR code to post outside room for open house night. Parents can scan and get your teacher contact info! Whoa... fancy! . . . . Just did this and it was sooo easy! Showing this to my teachers for back to school.
Pencils, Paper and Pixie Dust: Finally...My Home Away From Home!
Want to give this out at the open house this year!!! Goes well with The Night Before First Grade. There is a poem on the inside with a tiny bag of confetti for kids to sprinkle on their pillow to help them fall asleep.