10 Words You Need To Stop Misspelling --- Ok, it's not like I could post something from The Oatmeal in my classroom. Not exactly appropriate for 7th-grade parents (the students would be fine, I'm sure). But this tip on A LOT is priceless!!! I am making a poster of just that.
When students are absent, place one of these "We Missed You" pages at their desk. Each time you hand out a new assignments, attach it to the sheet with directions. At the end of the day, you have a form, and all of the work for when your student returns.
Word Work for Upper Elementary / No-prep vocabulary center