Teacher Trap: Understanding Characters I would start the year with this about getting to know our classmates and then return to it for story character lessons.
Good Readers Show Evidence- bulletin board to encourage students to use evidence based terms to respond to their reading
Last of the Autumn Leaves: Leaf mobiles/sun catchers (project page also shows some awesome suncatchers) This is just the idea I had.
Maths explanation map - good for reasoning and Communication? Looking at fractions of numbers