This cutie will make your students want to devour their books!!! Read, color, cut, and create a Book Report LapBook. Students will treasure their bookworms for years to come. (Composition Notebook, Vocabulary Crayons, Confidential Folder, and Teacher's Apple open to reveal important information inside!)
Brownie Points is our class reward system. When the class gets a compliment from someone other than myself for good behavior they will earn a brownie for their pan. When the pan gets full of brownies the class gets a special treat. It always amazes me how hard they will work for a brownie!
Divide the inside of a file folder into boxes that are slightly larger than small sticky notes. Write students' names in the boxes in alphabetical order, one name per box. Whenever you want to make a note about a student's progress, jot the information on a sticky note and then place it in the appropriate box. Periodically move the sticky notes to students' assessment folders. You'll have valuable information at your fingertips when it's time to prepare report cards. *****adapt for…
New Student Packets - this teacher makes 5 extra of everything at the beginning of the school year so that when a new student comes midyear, she has a name tag, beginning of the year info, labels for folders/journals, etc. for the student. Good planning!