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Poems are the best way to welcome students to a brand new year!  Includes 7 poems in color & b/w and the Golden Rule!  Also included are 3 writing activities/responses with 4 different kinds of paper to differentiate for your students and two contracts (for two poems) for the students to sign.  I use every single one of these poems at the beginning of the school year!

Back to School Poems, Beginning of the Year Poems, First Week Day of School

Harry Potter Discussion Guide for the First Four Books | Scholastic.com

General procedures, daily tasks, and other activities to help you ward off some classroom behavior problems.

Good manners will bloom all over your classroom with the helpful reminders on this brightly colored Good Manners chart. Chart highlights six good manners for students: Excuse Me, You're Welcome, May I?, I'm Sorry, Thank You, and Please. This chart includes good manners activity ideas and a reproducible on the back. The colorful flowers on this chart will brighten your classroom all year long.

Good manners will bloom all over your classroom with the helpful reminders on this brightly colored Good Manners chart. Chart highlights six good manners for students: Excuse Me, You're Welcome, May I

Top 5 Ideas for Open House | Scholastic.com Have parents write a letter to their child

In 1837 Friedrich Froebel founded his own school and called it kindergarten, or the childrenâÂeuro™s garden. Prior to FroebelâÂeuro™s kindergarten, children und

37 Different Morning Work Stations To Start Your Day Off Right. These ideas will change everything you know about welcoming students to a day of learning.

Ring In The Year With January Morning Work Stations

Ring In The Year With January Morning Work Stations - Differentiated Kindergarten

B&W printable sign for your door, welcoming students to The Hokey Pokey Clinic---a place to turn yourself around.  I've seen the quote a number...

B&W printable sign for your door, welcoming students to The Hokey Pokey Clinic---a place to turn yourself around.

Blog post at Brilliant or Insane : 10 Awesome Ways to Welcome Students Back to School   I remember the welcome letters that arrived in our mailbox during the final weeks of summer when my girls were in primary school. My dau[..]

10 Awesome Ways to Welcome Students Back to School - Brilliant or Insane

Welcoming Students New to the Building

Making those who are new to the building feel connected and supported is a crucial part of building a positive classroom and school climate.