Have a student that keeps asking to go to the bathroom while you are reading a book aloud, and you have to stop what you are doing just to tell them yes (or no!)? If this scenario sounds similar, then look no more, your answer is here!
I have been using these hand symbols in my classroom for the past 3 years, and it is a dream. My ELL students LOVE the picture clues, and the entire class loves the ease of this system.
Included are 6 hand signals: