Don't assume that students know how you want them to behave in all of the situations that occur during a normal school day. These expectations must be taught.
Don't _____ that students _____ _____ you want them to _____ in _____ of the _____ that occur during a _____ school day. These _____ must be _____.
Identify the classroom situations for which specific directions are needed. Then determine those directions.
_____ the classroom _____ for which _____ directions are _____. Then _____ those _____.
Teach your specific directions immediately prior to the first time the activity takes place.
_____ your _____directions _____ prior to the _____ time the _____ time the _____ takes _____.
Teach the lesson with the same care you would any academic lesson.
_____the _____ with the _____ _____ would any _____ lesson.
Explain your rationale for teaching the direction.
_____ your _____ for _____ the _____.
Explain the directions.
_____ the _____.
Check for understanding.
Review the specific directions for each activity as long as is necessary.
____ the_____ _____ for each _____ as long as is _____.
Post visual clues (charts, posters, illustrations) around the classroom to help remind students of appropriate behavior during different activities and procedures.
_____ visual_____ (charts, _____, illustrations) around the_____ to help_____ students of_____ behavior during different ______ and _____.