Our 2 Simple Rules
1. Be kind.
2. Work hard.
On Monday, the students in my class worked in groups to sort the parts of our motto into two groups (be kind or work hard). I made a copy of the class motto and cut it up. I gave each group of students 2 parts of the motto to discuss. Each group discussed their parts of the motto and reported to the class which category they chose for each part. We made the anchor chart below together and it will stay up in our room for the whole year (in case we need a review).
Do you use a class motto or have rules posted in your room?
I worked in the hallway doing assessment all day today while my class had a guest teacher. I'm pretty sure we will need to revisit the chart first thing tomorrow. I accomplished a lot today (and feel grateful for the time to get some of the assessments done), but I'll be glad to be back in the classroom tomorrow.
Off to pack lunches and double check bags for tomorrow.