Visit site
  • Jennifer Grace

    Class Kindness Cards - We gave our class a little challenge...Pick a friend and keep a silent eye on them all week. Look for specific things they do that show kindness. At the end of the week, they revealed themselves by writing kindness cards to their secret pal!

  • Fluttering Through First Grade

    Class Kindness Cards...We gave them a weeklong challenge to keep a kindness eye on a friend. At the end of the week they were given a very special way to reveal themselves! #charactercounts

Related Pins

I hang the sign from the ceiling. Then, everytime I catch someone doing something kind for another student or teacher, I write it down on a strip and attach it to our chain. As soon as our chain touches the ground, the students will earn a reward.

BTS Activities for FIRST GRADE! Lots of fun ideas for the first few weeks of school-- all about me, get to know you, ice breakers, math and literacy review...this will be everything for the first few weeks!! $

Organize your copies for the week. When I first saw this, I thought it looked like the Harry Potter font. So...I think I want to write the days of the week in that font. Either that or paint the set to look like the TARDIS.

Cute idea - would be cute when talking about careers - have them draw a picture of what they want to be when they grow up - caption, "My future is so bright I have to wear sunglasses!"

This website has a helpful list of must-have procedures to go over with students on the first few days of school. The list is thorough and it's important to teach these procedures for an efficient classroom.

This is good to use on a daily basis to ensure that every student participates at least once a day in classroom discussions. This correspond to the NYS Teaching Standards: Element IV.2 Students are actively engaged in learning and Element IV.3 Teachers facilitate instructional groupings to maximize student participation, cooperation, and learning.

We love this Shutterfly photo book created by Susan. Check out how she got created with the alphabet.

this is my favorite first day activity... find your class picture from whatever grade you teach, scan it and ask the kiddos to decide which one was you when you were their age! this was from when i taught first grade

Daily 5. Work on Writing. Use one of those carts with drawers to hold all of the things they can write! Mr. First Grade

Close reading in a first grade classroom - how it works and a free passage to try out with your class.

This is a magnet for parents to put their child's work up on the fridge. The poem says: I made this special magnet on the very first day so that my first grade work will always be on display