Integers can be fun. How about this? Ask kids to make a list of songs they would find on a negative integer's Ipod. Then have them generate another list of songs they would find on a positive integer's Ipod. Sad/angry songs for the negative integer, happy/upbeat songs for the positive? Can't wait to try it myself!
These fully editable and customizable binders have absolutely everything you will need to start your year off organized and ready to roll! All you have to do is print, hole punch, and add to a three ring binder and viola, everything you need in one place!
I Can Common Core standards for grades kindergarten through 5! Includes I Can standards for kindergarten, first grade, second grade, third grade, fourth grade and fifth grade. All free from www.thecurriculumcorner.com.
Grasp the students interest by having them "update their status" through a FACEBOOK style Get To Know You Handout. This handout ask several questions and "statuses" to help the teacher get to know and learn about each one of their students. The students have fun and love it because who doesn't love Facebook?!?!?
Parent Communication Log- Don't really need one this elementary, but my goal this year is to contact every parent at least once per semester... especially for the students who are doing great or are showing improvement! (: