Kids brainstorm what a terrific teacher is, does, says, and is not. Great ice breaker for the first week, maybe as a carousel activity
Cute idea to get kids used to the idea - eventually they wouldn't need prompts. :)
Anchor charts & posters: "I have rights; I have responsibilities" classroom management poster.
class contract resource templates
What's on your mind? craftivity. This is a great first week activity-icebreaker, to get to know your students. My sample is in the middle. FREE directions & templates.
handwriting ideas...for bulletin boards and posters
Here is a motivational bulletin board that is great for a variety of levels. Print and cut your own letters. Details in blog post.
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4th grade classroom design http://theinspiredapple.blogspot.com/2012/04/38-more ...
This years "What does Reader's Workshop look like" chart. 3rd grade, Lucy Calkins RWS by Ngaere Pearce