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Still Time To Add To “What Do You Do On The First Day Of School?”

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You have until August 15th to contribute your ideas to “What Do You Do On The First Day Of School?” Just go to that post and leave a comment.

I’ll be posting contributions, along with some of my own plans, on August 16th.

I know some people have already begun their school year, or will be prior to the 16th. If that’s the case, you might want to go to that post and read some of the great ideas that have already been left.

This is part of my “What Do You Do” series.  Previous posts have included:

What Do You Do When You’re Having A Bad Day At School?
What Do You Do To Keep Students (And You!) Focused Near The End Of The Year?
What Do You Do On The Last Day Of Class (Part Two)?
What Do You Do When You Have A Few Minutes Left In Class? — Part Two

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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  1. 1. Have student names written in at least 5 places around the room.
    2. Learn all their names.
    3. Take their picture.
    4. Minimize the “sit and git.”
    5. Make, cut, and glue something.
    6. Write to…”On the first day of first grade, I….” (third/third, etc.)
    7. Read Gingerbread Man, then go look for him for school tour.
    8. Take a class survey using CPS response clickers.
    9. Begin lesson 1 of FOSS science kit – get’s them hooked!
    10. Sing. Laugh. Have fun. Be real.

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