Post student friendly We Can Statements for your ELA classroom to document the Common Core State Standards skills you teach each day. These are available for grades 6 to 9 and coordinate with my Academic Vocabulary word wall and standards checklists for student data folders. -- from Mixed-Up Files
A "Quotation Station" for a middle school Language Arts classroom. Each week I place a new quote on the hanging chalkboard and have the kids copy the quote down in a section of their binder. Whenever there is "free time" I have the students refer to the quotes and practice their explanatory/connection making skills.
From seating charts to decorating, from homework to bathroom trips, get the skinny on managing your middle school classroom! Whether it's your first year teaching or you're moving up from a lower grade, this article is packed with just the info you need!