I use this at the beginning of each year to list all students with IEPs and their classroom accommodations/modifications. At a glance, I can see what modifications to use on test day, etc. I also type one up for each teacher that has my students, so they can use it as well.
Meet the Teacher ideas - awesome tips... I am so going to do something like this for this year! Can adapt this to sixth grade easily! Love the idea of stations on parent night - That way teacher is out of the spotlight
Instead of having students stand around you with questions and such, they bring their clothespin up to you and you clip it to your clipboard, then they sit back down and you call them up when you're ready. HOW FABULOUS FOR Writer's Workshop!