Need an idea to end the day? The End of the Day Jar has 24 questions to ask students to get them talking about their school day. This helps build community in the classroom. You can call on students to answer the questions or have them talk with a buddy.

Community Builder: The End of the Day Jar has 24 questions to ask students to get them talking about their school day. This helps build community in the classroom. You can call on students to answer the questions or have them talk with a buddy.

Good beginning of the year activity for students. Use books "No David!" and "David at School" to discuss what is a good student?

Who doesn't like, the NO DAVID books? Pinner said:Beginning of school. This would even work in middle school. My kids love the David books (yes, I take them from my to share with my graders!

Your Job -vs- My Job: This is a great back to school activity.  We met up at the small group table and discussed jobs that students might have, and the jobs a teacher has to do. We discussed what would happen if we didn't do these things? Once we created our anchor chart we all signed it as a contract reminding ourselves of the importance of being responsible and doing our jobs in the classroom.

First Day of School activity - Students' Job & Teacher's Job--I do this similar activity each year except I do 4 squares. Teacher job is/teacher job is not, student job is/student job is not

...Use with Socratic Seminars... Higher Order questioning for students to ask each other...I wasn't able to find it on the blog, but it's easy to read here. This would be great to copy for reading notebooks!

As pinned: Accountable Talk Anchor Chart - Higher Order questioning for students to ask each other

First Day of School activity: Questions and "sticky" answers: What will you need to do to be successful this year? What will you [the teacher] need to do to help you be successful this year? What do you expect to learn this year in X grade? What should students be doing to make sure our class runs as smoothly as possible? School is important because...

First week of school, this can be used for beginning of the year discussions of expectations. What's Skow-ing on in Grade?: Into the Second Week

Growth Mindset: What Can I Say to Myself?

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Great chart for developing self-esteem in the classroom. A damaged self-esteem can wreck your career and harm your relationships. You can turn your life around by working on your self-esteem, and this guide will give you all the resources you need.

A great idea for the beginning of the school year from: Inside My Head | Milk and Cookies

Inside My Head

Inside My Head: an activity for kids.for teaching schema/beginning of the year activity. Maybe hide student names on finished ones and make guessing game for parents on bAck to school night?

Get your students thinking on the first day of school! Fun critical and creative thinking activities for grades 3-5. Team Tasks, Truth or Dare, Measurement Time Capsule and MORE! From More Than a Worksheet $

Back to School Creative Thinking--Happy School Year

We make these the first week of school and display them all year, then revisit our goals during the last days of school! | Around the Kampfire

Back to School Goal Setting Craft

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