People Bingo - Whole group activity - The kids have to find someone different to sign in each box and when they have a signature in every box they call out, "Bingo!" yESSSS people bingo, make those kids talk at each other
When students are absent, place one of these "We Missed You" pages at their desk. Each time you hand out new assignments, attach it to the sheet with directions. At the end of the day you have a form and all of the work for when your student returns.