Tips for students who have given up or shut down. Definitely something to pin now, read later. Love this approach with the hard to love kids. Note to self: Get hands on a copy of Bernstein Bears Forget Their Manners
Use this checklist to keep track of which skills each of your students have mastered. By using this list (based off of Lucy Calkins' TCRWP) you will know when a student is ready to move up to the next guided reading level (Fountas and Pinnell).
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Last pinner said: This is a comprehensive 7 page document that lists and categorizes every single procedure/routine to teach in your classroom. This takes all of the guess work out of your beginning of the year management plan.