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Three Wise People

Encourage students to look for answers on their own before coming to ask you, whether it's for directions, clarification, or problem solving. Make a poster with similar steps to the following. Laminate it and post it in your classroom.

  1. Look at the problem again. Have you tried to start the problem before asking someone for help? Have you read the instructions?
  2. Ask three other students or helpers in the classroom for help.
  3. If you STILL cannot get help, come see me.

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Book Themes
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Teacher Simulation
Coupons for Math
Weekly Graphs
Word Wall
Current Events
Musical Names
Custom SRA Sets
Vocab Pockets
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Word Labels
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Jukebox
Computer Cards
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Groupwork Accountability
Class Thesaurus
Spelling Journals
Individual KWL Folders
Lesson Evaluation
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Action Card Charades
Running Records
Pocket Charts
Art Exhibit
Word and Logic Problem Box
Music Sign-up Sheet
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Peer Review Sheets
Portfolios
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