Student absences occur on a regular basis throughout the school year, but it can be so difficult to keep those students (and ourselves!) organized and caught up. Here are some tips to consider when establishing your own routines for handling absences in
Students have to write in a log every time they do not turn in their homework on time and explain themselves. This helps teachers keep track of how many times the same student does not do his/her homework and establishes accountability.
Make and put on the door - Teach-A-Roo: Ticket Out the Door! This can be used as an exit ticket. You could put critical thinking or math on the door. This gives the students something to do when waiting at the door.
pickles and ketchups--Anyone who has turned in all of their assignments is a "pickle". Anyone who is missing an assignment goes under ketchup bottle. Pickles can "pick" a fun game or activity, while "ketchups" catch up on missing work.
CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT FORM MISSING STUDENT WORK: Use this free classroom management form as a way to keep track of which students have not submitted owed work to you. Simply print the form, laminate it, attach to your desk, and use dry erase markers to
Student Reflection Form "No Homework" Binder. It's my personal/teacher mission to help students become more responsible for their actions. I like that this form makes them accountable for their missing work.