These 20 procedures provide an excellent guide to establishing a structured classroom in elementary grades, especially during the back-to-school season.
As part of your management plan, these procedures will help your students understand expectations, reduce anxiety, and, most importantly, focus on learning.
In this guide, you will find clear, concise approaches you can use to set each procedure and different options for you to adapt and customize for your classroom.
The procedures included in this guide are as follows:
Entering the Class (Start of the Day)
Waiting for Instructions
Entering the Class (Transitions)
Moving to the Carpet
Choosing Sitting or Standing Area
Participating in Whole Group Lessons
Turn and Talk
Small Group Procedures
New Pencil/Sharpen Pencil
Water, Restroom, and Paper Tissue
Fire Drill/Weather Hazard/Lockdown