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    Beginning of School Year - Ideas

    Beginning of School Year - Ideas

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    "Under the Sea - All about Me!" Brighten up your classroom with these under the sea themed 'All about Me!' displays. Choose from two designs and from color or black and white.

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    Help! I Need Family Involvement

    Great anchor chart for math - I might have kids make this one on the first page of their math journal during the first week of class.

    Monday Made It: July 8th

    Read about five things I do to make my Back to School Night run smoothly.

    Back to School Night Tips

    Fourth and Ten: My Back to School Lesson Plans and a TpT Sale

    Reformat your teacher language to motivate students & encourage a growth mindset during the school year.

    Schoolhouse Divas

    1st 7 days of school recap (part 1)

    Ideas for encouraging positive behavior in your class. I like the is, does, says, does not. #backtoschool #anchorcharts

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    ABC's of School Information Handout

    ABC's of School Information Handout

    Why we have rules. Short video to intro rules lesson

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    This lady is awesome! She has a table of procedures that you should go through the first days of school.


    Icebreakers for school.

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    SMARTboard (ease into first day of school) "First Day of School! First Day of School!" Even high schoolers would love this!

    Finding Nemo: First Day of school

    6 Lessons You Don

    6 Lessons You Don’t Want to Skip

    Kids lose so much over summer break. Here is an awesome post on ways to reverse the summer slide.

    Reversing the Summer Slide

    Nice touch for Parent Night or Open House!

    Open House (Meet the Teacher Night)

    Mrs. Wheeler's First Grade Tidbits: Parent Contact Log

    Mrs. Wheeler's First Grade Tidbits: Parent Contact Log

    First day stuff! Scoot/charts etc

    Teaching With a Mountain View: First Day of School Activities for Big Kids

    accountable talk in the elementary classroom - Google Search

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    WeAreTeachers: 13 Strategies to Improve Student Classroom Discussions

    Nothing can distroy a teacher's school year as much as problems with parents. Read about 7 simple ways to get every parent on your side!

    How Can I Get Parents on My Side?

    Figurative language anchor charts/posters/cards. alliteration • hyperbole • idioms • metaphors personification • onomatopoeia • similes

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