Classroom Expectations and Belief Subway Art: We Believe (Neon)

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These belief statements can change an entire classroom culture. Rather than introducing or creating ‘class rules’, these basic tenants are ideals my class holds about our classroom, our work together, and the world. Short, sweet, and easy to remember, these phrases have tremendous power. Within the first few weeks of school, we discuss (as a class) the implications of these statements asking “How will my actions reflect these beliefs?” The statements included in this pack – WE BELIEVE… (header included)

books open doors

everyone deserves respect

friendship is kindness

in excellence

learning is beautiful

learning is hard work

listening is polite

manners matter

mistakes happen

our words have power

the responsibility is ours

thinking is hard work

we’re a team

To create this space in my classroom, I used black bulletin board paper. Then, I printed the statements on cardstock, cut them out, and then, added a coordinating color of cardstock behind them. Then, I laminated and re-cut the belief statements. I printed the letters for “WE BELIEVE” on cardstock, cut them, and glued them onto my piece of black bulletin board paper. It was a fairly simple process with huge effect in my classroom. (The posters look great in color or black/white.)

If you have any questions, concerns, or would like anything else included in this pack, please let me know! I would love to speak with you. You may email me at or contact me via the Q&A Section on Teachers Pay Teachers.


The Brown Bag Teacher

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To see these belief statements in action in my classroom, please click here. For other Subway Art classroom resource, check out my Genre Subway Art Posters and my Reading Comprehension Strategies Posters.

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