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This is a packet of forms/handouts that I use the first week of school. I teach high school English but this could be adapted for junior high school and for other subjects as well. Included are:  A two page Classroom Contract  Reading Survey  Writing Survey  English Enrollment Form – I get their basic contact information and then I get a survey of their interests on that form.  Introduction of a Classmate Activity

This is a packet of forms/handouts that I use the first week of school. I teach high school English but this could be adapted for junior high school and for other subjects as well. Included are: A two page Classroom Contract Reading Survey Writing Survey English Enrollment Form – I get their basic contact information and then I get a survey of their interests on that form. Introduction of a Classmate Activity

This is a packet of forms/handouts that I use the first week of school. I teach high school English but this could be adapted for junior high school and for other subjects as well. I'm including both an editable MS Word version and a PDF version for your convenience.

This is a packet of forms/handouts that I use the first week of school. I teach high school English but this could be adapted for junior high school and for other subjects as well. I'm including both an editable MS Word version and a PDF version for your convenience.

Cool pics of idioms

Cool pics of idioms

Eat. Write. Teach.: Back to School for the High School Teacher Part 3: The Classroom

Eat. Write. Teach.: Back to School for the High School Teacher Part 3: The Classroom

"Myth #1: High school English teachers sit around all day reading and discussing great literature, and crafting Romeo and Juliet lesson plans.    Truth #1: High school English teachers sit around all day reading Sarah, Felipe, and Nick's crappy essays. English teachers have no time to read, except in the summer. In fact, if you love reading, become a Math teacher."    So true.

"Myth #1: High school English teachers sit around all day reading and discussing great literature, and crafting Romeo and Juliet lesson plans. Truth #1: High school English teachers sit around all day reading Sarah, Felipe, and Nick's crappy essays. English teachers have no time to read, except in the summer. In fact, if you love reading, become a Math teacher." So true.

Cahier de contes vos élèves, utile en #ateliers #kindergarden #french #frenchtpt

Cahier de contes vos élèves, utile en #ateliers #kindergarden #french #frenchtpt

Ticking Mind Teaching High School English - Lesson Ideas

Ticking Mind Teaching High School English - Lesson Ideas

life

life

Fun Socratic Seminars! How to get students talking, moving, and sharing with emoji accountable talk, Socratic seminar bingo, digital discussions, and more!

Fun Socratic Seminars! How to get students talking, moving, and sharing with emoji accountable talk, Socratic seminar bingo, digital discussions, and more!

FREE Figurative Language Picture Collection Online~ This picture, "Catching a Cab," illustrates a common expression. This site is great for teaching about figurative language. Preview before using since some images are quite literal and may not be suitable for all students.

FREE Figurative Language Picture Collection Online~ This picture, "Catching a Cab," illustrates a common expression. This site is great for teaching about figurative language. Preview before using since some images are quite literal and may not be suitable for all students.

The final tardy bell hasn’t yet sounded, but your students are already in their seats, binders open, jotting down your beginning-of-class lecture materials from the board. Too good to be true? This is my every day.  Here’s how it works:

The final tardy bell hasn’t yet sounded, but your students are already in their seats, binders open, jotting down your beginning-of-class lecture materials from the board. Too good to be true? This is my every day. Here’s how it works:

Site plein des ressources pour enseigner le français!

Site plein des ressources pour enseigner le français!

Citations!

Citations!

edutopia-6tipsbrainbasedlearningguide by Saskia Repčíková via Slideshare

edutopia-6tipsbrainbasedlearningguide by Saskia Repčíková via Slideshare

The crazy part about being a SAH mom is that I no longer have to deal with the ramp-up and emotional explosion that is THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL. Of course, I am buying school supplies (for my own child – novelty!) Still, I see all the half-joking status updates …

The crazy part about being a SAH mom is that I no longer have to deal with the ramp-up and emotional explosion that is THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL. Of course, I am buying school supplies (for my own child – novelty!) Still, I see all the half-joking status updates …

Great idea for storing paper. Cardboard magazine boxes from Ikea

Great idea for storing paper. Cardboard magazine boxes from Ikea