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5th Grade NYS Learning Standard CITIZENSHIP AND CIVIC LIFE: Constitutions, rules, and laws are developed in democratic societies in order to maintain order, provide security, and protect individual rights. This is an example of a "classroom constitution" made together as a class. It allows your students to become more comfortable as a learning community. Also students are more inclined to follow and not break their own rules rather than rules that the teacher sets.

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from WeAreTeachers

50 Tips, Tricks and Ideas for Teaching 5th Grade

"Create a classroom ​constitution or ​bill of rights." Work as a class to create a classroom constitution or ​bill of rights. Have students work together to brainstorm their most important guidelines for a successful learning community. Once students have decided on the five or six most important points, write them in a pledge form on posterboard. Have all students sign the pledge and hang it on the wall where the students can see it." http://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2015/06/19/best-

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from WeAreTeachers

50 Tips, Tricks and Ideas for Teaching 2nd Grade

Whether you’re teaching second grade for the first time this year or you’re a longtime vet, we’ve got you covered! We’ve collected 50 of the best tips and tricks from both our WeAreTeachers Helpline and around the Web. If you …

5th Grade NYS Learning Standard CITIZENSHIP AND CIVIC LIFE: Constitutions, rules, and laws are developed in democratic societies in order to maintain order, provide security, and protect individual rights. This is an example of a "classroom constitution" made together as a class. It allows your students to become more comfortable as a learning community. Also students are more inclined to follow and not break their own rules rather than rules that the teacher sets.

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from Krazy Town

Creating a Classroom Constitution

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