When you say fist to five check students rate their understanding by holding up the appropriate number of fingers. The goal is for everyone to be in the green. Great way for students to self-assess their understanding and help you to gauge student understanding.
Classroom organization is important! My teacher binder helps me stay organized all year. Here are some of my favorite tips and ideas for putting together the best teacher binder. See my lesson plan templates, teacher binder covers, and more!