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Starting off the school year stuff to remember

Starting off the school year stuff to remember

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The kids high five and say one of the new words as they go out. Simple, easy, and effective.

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Dry Erase Board Erasers- dollar store facial cleansers

Hanging Out In First!!

Pencil Challenge! I wrote each students magic number on the pencils. The last person who doesn't lose their pencil will win!

Write names on black paper with white crayon. Have kids cover it with squares of paper. Great first week activity!

Management Tools for Teachers: Surviving the First Week of School and Beyond www.amodernteache...

Jitter Juice! {a great first day activity}

From The Teacher's Treasure Chest: Flipping for Place Value. Make about 6 and use them during small group to work on place value. Easy to make.

Pick a student every Friday and write them a special note on their desk for them to find Monday morning. Keep a list and start again when everyone in the class has been done.

Open House- lots of great ideas, all in one place

OPEN many amazing ideas! Open house Stations, how wonderful.

LOVE THIS!!! This teacher holds a "reading raffle" and students enter their tickets in the bins with the book they most want to win. :} Tickets earned through behavior and responsibility... Hold the raffle once a month...

Must read. Seriously. Classroom management ideas galore.

What a great idea! A bike water bottle holder is attached to the legs of the desks! Desktops are clear and students are hydrated.

Every teacher should do this.

Back To School Good Morning Work - common core aligned for 1st grade!

Printable fingerprint tree template to put whole class' finger prints on during first week of school.

Back To School Packet: I used to do a trifold brochure, but I think I like this flipbook even better!


Classrooms Procedures to Teach!! This is a MUST to start the year off smoothly$!

I Need... (cute letter to send home when your students need more supplies) Just circle what they need and send it home!

Tori's Teacher Tips: Freebies

sounds like the leader in me!

It's Back to School First Graders. $ Filled with fun literacy activities for the first weeks back to school.

ADORABLE...Editable Meet the Teacher Book

Take pictures of your students doing what you expect of them and hang for reference in classroom at beginning of year