Organization Tips for Students: Checklists and Action Plans

Amber Thomas
Grade Levels
3rd - 6th
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12 pages
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Amber Thomas


Do you have a student or students who struggle with organization? Do they leave their area a mess, forget to copy their homework, have trouble getting settled when they come in in the morning, or have difficulty getting started on assignments? Along with organization tips for students, these checklists and action plans are designed to to be visual reminders to help students learn the steps in procedures such as packing up for the day and getting ready to work.
This packet contains:
✅ A notice for a messy area which includes an action plan
✅ A packing list (useful to keep taped to students' desks for the end of the day)
✅ A task list for first thing in the morning
✅ A notice for missing homework
✅ A homework pass
✅ A ticket to accompany pencils for students who don't have one
✅ A supply list reminder for students who came to school unprepared
✅ A list of items students may keep in their desks (to avoid overly stuffed desks that make it hard to find things quickly)
✅ A sample heading reminder for students who forget to write their names on papers, or can't find which papers they need to study
✅ A class work initiation plan and
✅ A list of consequences for students who refuse to do class work
✅ A goal setting plan for students

Although the majority of this product can not be edited (due to clip artists' copyrights as well as font compatibility) the following lists can be edited:
✅ Packing List
✅ Supply List (for Aren't You Forgetting Something page)
✅ In Your Desk You May Keep
These text boxes can be edited according to your own classroom expectations.

Getting a new student can be stressful for the child AND the teacher. And the last thing you want to do is make a new student feel unwelcomed. So ease your stress with a task list for those mornings when the secretary or principal tells you, "By the way, you're getting a new student this morning." That way you can greet your new student with a warm smile, welcome, and everything they need to get off to a good start.

This item contains:
✅ Tips on how to prepare for potential new students at the start of the school
year so that you don't have to worry about a surprise midyear
✅ New student orientation tips
✅ A task list of 18 common items most elementary classrooms provide for
students as well as 3 common tasks a teacher needs to do for a new

This product is a Word document so it's easy to alter the list to your own classroom needs.

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Organizational Tools Bundle
Cleaning Desks Directions {Student Organization}
Substitute Teacher Preparation Packet
Team Meetings Notes Weekly Calendar
New Student Orientation Packet
End of the Year Clean Up Task Cards
Classroom Schedule Tags
Polka Dotted Classroom Schedule Tags
Polka dot student name plates: Aqua Blue
Team Meetings Notes Weekly Calendar
New Student Orientation Preparation System with Printouts
Back to School to do List to DELEGATE {Free and Editable}
Teacher's Back to School to do List
Student Catch Up Folder Cover

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12 pages
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