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An Ethical Islandfrom An Ethical Island

Pay attention, please…

Pay attention, please... 27 things to do with students who are not paying attention.

Great idea for end-of-the-year student gifts! Have each student (and yourself!) write one positive attribute for every student in the class. Then use those words to create a Wordle for every child. Print them out.

Teachers Pay Teachersfrom Teachers Pay Teachers

Back to School First Grade

Idea for drawing the class together at the beginning of the year.

***Back to School Read Alouds*** 30 books that will allow you to open a discussion and give students opportunities to make connections to your classroom. They also lend themselves well to teaching behaviors and expectations that will be enforced throughout the year.

A Dozen Fun Ways to Wrap Up the School Year - includes activity descriptions and links to needed resources

Parent Survey - I send one of these home with my parents every year the first day of school. It helps you get to know your new parents as well as your new students.

End of the year - in addition to hand-prints, could have them write their favorite memory from the year.

Minds in Bloomfrom Minds in Bloom

20 End of the Year Reflection Questions

end of year

Sarah Smalleyfrom Sarah Smalley

Classroom Displays

First week

your job / my job beginning of the year activity setting not only teacher, but student expectation. Def tweak it to fit my style more.