What Kind of Teacher Do You Want? anchor chart to begin year I think this would piggy back nicely with a What Kind of Student Do I Want? anchor chart (They give me what they think I want and I add so in if needed.
pickles and ketchups--Anyone who has turned in all of their assignments is a "pickle". Anyone who is missing an assignment goes under ketchup bottle. Pickles can "pick" a fun game or activity, while "ketchups" catch up on missing work.
Holding Students Accountable: Using REDO slips to keep students accountable for problems that they need to rethink and REDO! -- This is from a math teacher, but I want something similar for common grammar and writing errors to use for revising papers.
This list is for Erin so she won't forget to teach rules and proceedures the first day of school. :) List of 30 procedures to remember to teach at the start of the year. Good list even for veteran teachers.