What Kind of Teacher Do You Want? anchor chart to begin year I think this would piggy back nicely with a What Kind of Student Do I Want? anchor chart (They give me what they think I want and I add so in if needed.
back to school: This is set up for grade but can be used for beginning of the year discussions of expectations. I did this with very similar questions for my third graders (and added a few) and it was a great start to the year with clear expectations
The Birthday Cheer!…Also, have students work on a page to create a “Happy Birthday” book for the birthday student for morning work instead of the traditional assignment that morning. Since the birthday kid doesn’t need to create a page, he/she gets to