Like the idea of meeting beginning/end of math to discuss, similar to responsive classroom, nice when math class isn't my home base kids.This site has information about setting up Daily 5 Math and some FREEBIES
I've got a foldable for that!: Math Important Book - sequences and square roots I like the idea of using foldables to teach expectations. Interactive way to go over the "rules" at the beginning of the year.
This is a four page file--two pages in color and two pages in black and white. The key words can be given to the students to keep in their math folder. It can also be enlarged on a poster machine or photocopy machine and placed on the classroom wall.