Show Me Your S.W.A.G. uses an acronym for listing the positive classroom behavior expectations for middle school students. Behaviors are written in a catchy way to cater to the middle school crowd.
* Originally designed for middle school classrooms, but can be used with any age group, K-12.
* The letters S.W.A.G. are written vertically, with explanations/expectations written to the right, horizontally. Each explanation has catchy words that begin with each of the letters: SWAG.
* S - Start STRONG by Sitting up Straight for Success and Sharing ideas
* W - Wide awake and Working hard While Watching the speaker
* A - Actively participating with Attention on the task and Asking Advice
* G - Giving Greatest effort and Giving applause to celebrate Good work
* Hanging this up near the front of the room, as students enter the classroom. on an information board, or near a classroom computer station will serve as a positive daily reminder for students.
* Students could be asked to recite this at the start of class or design motions to go along with the words to further memorize and understand these behavioral expectations.
* Teachers can refer to the letters in SWAG to remind students to focus on a specific behavior or task.