Outstanding tips on classroom management for middle and high school students!!! Love the ticket system (will be easy to modify from my 4th and 5th grade system), bathroom and LMA passes. Also, calling students Mr./Miss and last name.
10 Ways to Sabotage Your Classroom Managment: If you are having classroom management problems, take a look at this article, which explains what NOT to do, and the more effective practices you should try instead.
Punch Card-Good Choices Make Me Happy - punch as students make positive choices and allow them to redeem the card when it's full for a pre-determined prize. Be sure that you award immediately upon completion of card. You may need to begin with rewarding for every 4 stars or so and build it higher as the student has more success.
Parts of Speech Mini-Book (foldable, printable, fun-filled resource!) from The Classroom Sparrow on TeachersNotebook.com - (7 pages) - This mini-book is a great addition to any English Language Arts classroom, and suitable for a variety of levels. Students no longer have an excuse for misplacing their notes.