5th Grade NYS Learning Standard CITIZENSHIP AND CIVIC LIFE: Constitutions, rules, and laws are developed in democratic societies in order to maintain order, provide security, and protect individual rights. This is an example of a "classroom constitution" made together as a class. It allows your students to become more comfortable as a learning community. Also students are more inclined to follow and not break their own rules rather than rules that the teacher sets.

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FREE About Me Banner - This Back to School About Me Banner is the perfect way for students to get to know each other better. Attach the banners to a ribbon or string and you will have an instant display piece for a hallway or classroom wall. This banner was designed with upper elementary grade students in mind. Students will want to decorate the many design elements included on this attractive banner.

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Student survey for beginning of year!

Crazy for First Grade

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What kind of teacher do you want? 1st day activity

What kind of teacher do you want?

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Get to know you Jenga. Add a get to know you question to a Jenga peice.

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TAG: Tell something you like. Ask a question. Give a suggestion. Free posters.

Do Your Students Know How to Give Feedback? - Surfing to Success

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StudentSavvy: 50 Beginning of the Year Activities, Ideas & Freebies!

50 Beginning of the Year Activities, Ideas & Freebies!

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We Do Listen Logo

Books and Lessons

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ALL ABOUT ME FREEBIE! - this is great for FIRST week of school - so fun!!

All About ME FREEBIE by Science Doodles

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Monitor Classroom Noise Level with Virtual Bouncy Things

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Conversation Starters

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Place Value, Phonemic Awareness, Text to Self Connections & a Freebie!

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first week of school activity to create classroom norms

freebie friday and good character bingo

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Multiple Intelligences, MI survey, Intelligence survey, gwhizteacher

gwhizteacher: MI Magnet Man & Smarts Survey

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Ginger Snaps: Reading Interest Survey to use at the beginning of the year

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Ginger Snaps: Long Range Plans and a Reading Interest Survey

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Learning About Your Students - Reading Interest Surveys Worksheet Wednesday

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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.

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FREE Parent-Teacher Conference Forms and parent-teacher conference tips

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These Buddy Binders are a must have for every classroom! Once assembled, the activities are endless and run themselves. Perfect for early finishers or two students who need to practice working together! New teachers this is a great solution to teamwork problems and finding meaningful activities for early finishers! $

Creekside Teacher Tales: Buddy Binders

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Love the idea of having a visual of what their desk should look like inside.

Mrs. Wills Kindergarten: Anchor Charts Galore!

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This has all you'll need to create an awesome back to school lapbook with your students. Get to know your kids and have them get to know each other. $

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Third Grade Thinkers cute back to school idea

Third Grade Thinkers

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Teachers—Love this one: Have parents write their address on an envelope at Open House. Then, send a positive note home for each student

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First Week of School Activities

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Ginger Snaps: First Week of School Activities

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Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits Rise and Shine Binder- An interactive way to do morning work!

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How we go home.

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