The one thing I *HATE* about the first few weeks of school is that kids don't know how things operate in my classroom. It sounds all bad and bossy, but man! It all goes so much smoother if we all just follow the plan. When kids learn and get procedures, it is just like things click into place.
So today we are going to focus on just that- procedures.
On Monday I posted my first day of school lessons and you may have noticed that I really embedded the teaching of several procedures into the day. I think it makes things easier and more meaningful for kids.
Over the last few years I have been adding to the list of procedures that I teach at the beginning of the year and I refer to it each and every year. Usually I keep a clipboard with my lessons, how kids go home form, and the procedure list. I check them off as we go over them!
Do you want to see all the fun things I teach? Here is a list AND a suggested sequence for teaching them.
I also added a suggested teaching sequence. This just shows what order I chose to teach the procedures in my own classroom.
Did I miss any or did I get them all?
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