The First Six Weeks of School (1st edition)

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Northeast Foundation for Children, 2000 - Education - 224 pages
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This edition of "The First Six Weeks of School" is out of print. It was replaced by a second edition, ISBN 9781892989819, in March 2015.

Description of 1st edition:  Learn how to structure the first six weeks of school to lay the groundwork for a productive year of learning. Discover how taking the time to build a solid foundation in the early weeks of school can pay off all year long in increased student motivation, cooperation, responsibility, and self-control.

This comprehensive guidebook for K-6 teachers features:

Daily plans for the first three weeks and commentary about these plans at three grade levels: primary (K-2), middle (3-4), and upper(5-6 Detailed guidelines for:
Building community
Creating rules and teaching routines
Introducing engaging curriculum
Fostering autonomy
Integrating social and academic learning
Establishing high expectations for learning and behavior
An extensive collection of games, activities, greetings, songs, read-alouds, and resources especially useful during the early weeks of school.

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User Review  - Kimberly80 - Borders

This is an amazing book! It's easy reading. It's divided into grade levels (K-6). There are GREAT ideas for building community at the beginning of the year. Any type of experience to teaching will find this book beneficial! Read full review

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