Maintain Positive Expectations: And Family Contact: This is a note from the teacher. The student gets to see what they were doing well and gets to have their parents also be informed of what they were doing well. How I Became a More Positive Teacher
I pinned something similar to this, but this one is per child. I& put this in student folders. This form can be printed on the front and back of cardstock for durability throughout the school year. This is a very easy visual for teachers to u.
"Me Bag" The students' "homework" for the first day of school is to fill up a brown paper bag with 5 or 6 things that are important to them. Over the next several days, they take turns sharing their bags with the class and talking a bit about themselves.