Today we finished up our classroom contract. These are the set of guidelines we have agreed to live by this year in first grade. At first we made a list of all the things we thought first grade should look like. But it sounded like this:
NO hitting NO running in the halls
NO being mean NO making messes
NO calling out NO talking to strangers
NO yelling NO climbing fences
NO! NO! NO! NO! NO!
So, we re-evaluated and made a list of the things we WANT in first grade.
And it felt much better! Kinda like this: