Help Wanted bulletin board. Pockets with classroom job descriptions. Write student names on craft sticks and place them in appropriate pocket. Fun and easy way to switch up student jobs throughout the year.
My first thought was how this applied to kids.then I thought about the parents who complain, then I thought about the politicians who make the rules.when you think about this from different perspectives, it is quite interesting.
Classroom B-day idea. or just a great community builder mid-year. This is seriously one of the sweetest ideas. If there is no smartboard in your room maybe you could do it with large bulletin board paper. Then they could keep the kind words.
This could be adapted to suit my class! (via Team V’s First Grade Fun: “I’m Done” Cups) Students pick a stick from the “I’m Done” cup and work on an activity when they are finished with their work. Teachers can range the activities depending on the grade.
I love this idea and the fact that there are different sticky notes used! Confessions of a Teaching Junkie: The BEST First Day Ever! I may have to use this for the first day/or back to school after winter break
Lesson Classroom Constitution: Beginning of School/Citizenship: On the first day of school we sit down as a class and make our own classroom rules. The rules the students create become the standard for expected behavior by which all students agree.
READ ALOUD: Peacemakers and Peacebreakers to go with David Goes to School! Prep the Anchor Charts and have the "points" written on different pieces of paper and have kids decide if the action belongs on the Peacebreaker or Peacemaker Anchor Chart