KEEP STUDENTS ORGANIZED AND PARENTS INFORMED!
Before school starts, I make a red homework folder from a two- pocket folder with no center brads for each student. After gluing the attached printables to the folders, I run them through the laminator and use an exacto knife to open the pockets.
At the end of each day, all students load their homework folders with what needs to go home and pack in their backpacks. In the morning, we get them out right away to hand in homework, lunch money, parent notes, etc.
PARENTS LOVE THIS CONSISTENT METHOD OF CLASSROOM ORGANIZATION! The folders hold up really well throughout the school year too!