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    Paper Drop System - Perfect for next year, I used it in a 3rd/4th grade class and 5th grade and made life so easy!

    Ideas for getting and staying organized as a teacher.

    Super system to see who has turned in homework. Students flip their clothespin to the smileyface side when they turn things in.

    Alternative to Class-Yes?

    Extra papers from the day go in the folders... perfect for make-ups!!

    4th grade classroom - love this! I say it to my students all the time!

    Who Are You survey to give to the students at the beginning of the year...then hold onto for end of year project too!

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    New Student Bag

    I need to send more positive notes home and this FREE download makes it easy!

    Homeworkopoly! In our class, one of the most anticipated activities each week is Homeworkopoly, which you can learn more about at This is the only reward/incentive system I use in class. This summer, I adapted the gameboard to meet the needs of my class and to match our room. There are two files if you are interested... 1. Homework Board 2. Homework Cards How to Play: Each student who has completed all homework assignments for the week gets one turn. ...

    3rd Grade Thoughts: class management

    Organizing papers

    I can tell in the first 5 minutes of any class, how well that lesson is going to be received. Here are 5 simple way to make sure that those first few minutes engage students.

    Our Daily Class Goals

    student survey for beginning of the year

    Get students to make sure their name is on their paper

    Fair vs. Equal Poster. I need to print and give to parents at Registration / Meet the Teacher day. This may clear up any confusion before the year gets started. :)

    KETCHUP folder: When students are absent, place a "ketchup folder" on their desk and slide their missed assignments inside the folder throughout the day.

    a bunch of beginning of year meet the teacher & all about class information sheets - ready to go!!!

    This is a link to print out warning Cards. I like these cards because it says to bring the card back in five minutes and tell what you did wrong and how you will fix it. This gives students time to reflect on their behavior and cool down before discussing it with the teacher. I like this idea too @Emmeretta Russey