Front Folders! To prevent papers from getting shoved into the black hole, I mean desk, never to be seen again! Accordion files fastened to the front of desks to file incomplete work so student can always find it and work on it when there is time.
put an absent folder on my absent student's desk. The students at their table will make sure they get all of the work we do that day put in their folder. I do check their folder at the end of the day and make sure there are not tests or activities that can only be done whole class. Then, when that student returns the next day, they put their folder in their backpack. The instructions to the parents are on the folder.
Eat lunch in the classroom Extra PE time Extra recess time No homework for the night A day with no desks or chairs Mrs. Glasmann shows us her 6th grade picture (Where do they come up with this stuff?) Play a class game Rearrange desks however students want (This came with the stipulation that I can move them back any time I'd like.) Bring a drink and snack to school Movie morning with popcorn