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Absent Bags
Ms. Penna gives her secondary students a “gift” when they return to school after an absence. Read how these presents keep her students from missing assignments.
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Absent Students II
One of the things I hate dealing with is parents and little brothers and sisters coming in at the end of the day wanting the missed homework for an ill student. The way I deal with this is to have a s...
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Bonus Questions
Like many teachers, I really hate the disruption caused when students are absent the day of a test and have to make-up a test later. So I use this incentive: I either include two bonus questions, or a...
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Class Log Book
Learn how this teacher uses a classroom helper and daily log book to help students track their own absences and make-up work – and save herself from mountains of paperwork.
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Class Note Taker
I keep a folder for each class period in a file stacker at the front of the room and assign a note taker every day. The note taker uses carbon paper and notebook paper to copy the notes from the lectu...
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Daily Assignment Binder
I keep a three ring binder on the chalk ledge that has a folder in it for each class that I teach. It contains extra worksheets and handouts. At the front, I keep a written record of each day's assign...
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Desk Blotter Calendar
Give students the tools, and the responsibility, to manage their own makeup work with this easily accessible assignment calendar.
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Forget-Me-Not File
One or two classroom helpers, a brief form, and a simple filing system are all that Ms. Stone needs for this simple, daily procedure that helps absent students get everything the need for their makeup work.
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Hanging Communication Pockets
I went out and bought an inexpensive 24-pocket shoe hanging organizer. I wrote each student's name on a calendar cutout figure or themed card and put the cards into the pocket fronts, either arranging...
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Homework Assistant
Weekly, I elect a teacher assistant who sits at a special computer desk that has office supplies available. This student has a small spiral notebook entitled 'Homework Log' in which assignments for th...
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