Two of the most important things in beginning a new school year are establishing rules/routines and developing relationships. Learning cannot take place effectively until these two things are in place. They go hand in hand. When you develop a positive classroom community that is predictable and consistent, you set the tone for a positive year. When students feel safe and cared for, they are ready to learn!
This package will help in establishing and reviewing classroom rules. I would encourage you to establish your classroom rules with your new class. When students feel that they have played a part in establishing the rules, they are more likely to “buy in” and take ownership.
The activities in this package are designed to reinforce the rules you have established.