Social Contract

Collection by Kelly Carter

Kelly Carter
Thumbprint Self-Portrait. The kids make this based on their actual thumbprint and write a narrative about themselves. how old you are, things you like and don't like, your hopes and dreams for the future. LOVE this for the beginning of school! Beginning Of School, First Day Of School, Classe D'art, Thinking Day, Teaching Writing, Art Classroom, Classroom Posters, School Counseling, Art Activities

Thumbprint Self-Portrait

Here’s a great idea I found on Pinterest…. You can see lots of inspiring examples here and here. I tried this lesson with my middle school students and they really had fun with it! For more detailed instructions with photos, tips, writing prompts, a student gallery, and fascinating fingerprint facts, check out my pdf on …

19 Classroom Management Anchor Charts is part of Science Pictures Anchor Charts - Display classroom rules, procedures, expectations for treating others and supplies, and sub behavior policies in these anchor charts! 5th Grade Classroom, Classroom Behavior, Classroom Posters, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas, Elementary Classroom Rules, Behavior Management, Classroom Expectations, Class Expectations

Day Two - Class Rules and Time Capsules

On the first day of school I always guide my students to create the classroom rules. I base this off the Ideal Classroom activity in the TRIBES book and it really helps the students understand the importance of having classroom rules (to keep us safe and help us learn). Usually the students come up with A LOT of rules and I help them narrow them down to five (and they are usually very similar, if not the same, year to year). This year, though, I was quite impressed with the rules that my…

Day's Class Notes: Combining Capturing Kids Hearts With Creating Our Social Contract and Circle Poster Music Classroom, Classroom Activities, Classroom Organization, Future Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Beginning Of The School Year, First Day Of School, Capturing Kids Hearts, Help Teaching

Creating Our Social Contract and Circle Poster

I really like the way our Circle Poster project came out. We did this the first day of school, and it was one of the projects included in my post, A Dozen Ideas for the Classroom and I Found Them All On Pinterest. Each person in the class including teachers decorated 1/4 of a circle with their name and a design. Then we put them together. It was an opportunity to talk about how we are each unique but we are each important to make up our whole class. I combined this project with creating our…

"To win students hearts and lead them to their personal best" Flip Flippen Organization And Management, Class Management, Behavior Management, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas, My Teacher, Teacher Stuff, Beginning Of School

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Confessions of a Teaching Junkie: The BEST First Day Ever! Gtky ice breaker middle school survey post it note questions Could have them do it and ask why is History important. First Day Of School Activities, 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year, School Days, Middle School, Back To School, School Stuff, High School, School 2017

Sticky note thinking prompt before doing our Social Contract: "What should students do to make sure our classroom runs smoothly?"

My Students’ Social Contract….In a Wordle! Capturing Kids Hearts, Social Contract, First Period, Middle School, Student, Teaching, Teaching High Schools, Secondary School, Education

My Students’ Social Contract….In a Wordle!

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way for my students to quickly see their chosen expectations for social interaction in my classroom? Wouldn’t it be nice if it looked good? Luckily, W…