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    "Challenge capsules" for students who finish early

    My 2nd graders made these adorable "selfies" for their parents to see at conferences. Needless to say, they were a hit!

    Disappearing Pencil Woes? - The Organized Classroom Blog I might try something similar with my high schoolers..they are master "accidental" pencil stealers!

    birthday gift for students - I don't know if you do school on their birthdays, but this is cute if you do

    Decorate a designated "Share Chair" for students to use when sharing writing or other accomplishments. | 36 Clever DIY Ways To Decorate Your Classroom

    Challenge capsules for early finishers. Not my idea! Found it here: www.mrsgoldsclass...

    What to Do When You're Done With a Lesson But Not With Class Time

    Blooms higher thinking questions-Awesome!

    As far as creative word choice goes, bad is bad. Help your students find just the right way to say something isn't up to snuff.

    Tinfoil and Pipe Cleaner Challenge that your kids will love!

    **The Bandaid Lesson - great!** Lesson to explain differentiation to students...no more "that isn't fair" after this demonstration! Good first day of school lesson, love!

    10 Ways to Support Students with Hyperactivity and Attention Needs in the Classroom!

    Record directions on these for centers- kids can play back at centers. 06TPTMISC06

    Enrichment activity ideas for early finishers

    This is the best idea ever!! The Great Pencil Challenge (managing pencils!) I will be doing this next year!!

    Having students reflect before turning in their work!

    instead of handing back papers all the time

    Options for those early finishers in your classroom.

    Dry erase circles. Who knew? They save me SO much instructional time during the day because I don't have to take time to hand out boards and markers then take them up. I keep a bucket at each table with markers and baby socks and the students get them out when we are working.

    Super cute idea for a classroom reward - Kids try to earn "Marshmallow Points" for the class. When the mug is full, they get a hot chocolate party!