This might seem elementary.but I love the quiet spray idea! Very cool teacher ideas on this site. Quiet spray has nothing in the bottle but air. This may be the smartest classroom management tool I have ever seen.
*Student Job* - "Attendance Clerk" takes a folder from the crate in the morning. Work for the absent student(s) go in the folder during the day. At the end of the day, the folder is returned to the crate.
Can be used like regular four square. Call out a vocab word . Student is responsible for giving the info for the word in heir square while tossing the all. Rotate to next square and repeat when new word is given. Continue until all words used.
Classroom data wall "The kids add a sticker every time they get a on their spelling tests. The other charts consist of Excel graphs made up of various pieces of classroom data. This wall became a great motivational tool for my fifth graders!
My Favorite Desk Arrangement and other Back to School Wisdom