Bell ringers are a classroom game-changer for so many reasons. By assigning the journal at the start of class, students will jump start their learning. It will also provide an immediate calm to classroom chaos, help reduce student stress and uncertainty, and help maintain smooth transitions.
This resource has the first 9 weeks of EDITABLE ELA and MATH bell ringers or morning work for your upper-elementary or middle school learners.
THREE WAYS TO USE THIS RESOURCE:
Original PDF version to print and have have students complete. No prep required.
Editable PowerPoint Slides to be displayed while students complete their work in their journal. No prep and no copies. Teachers can adjust prompts and content as needed.
Editable PowerPoint Journal. Teachers can adjust prompts and content as needed and assign digitally.
Google Slides version included for virtual learning
WHY THIS RESOURCE IS A MUST IN ANY CLASSROOM?
This resources was created to provide an immediate calm to classroom chaos, help reduce student stress and uncertainty, and help maintain smooth transitions. All at the same time, giving you, the teacher, the gift of time to get handouts ready, prepare tech, catch up with students who were absent or give you that small breather from the morning rush at home.
HOW IS THIS RESOURCE STRUCTURED?
MINDSET MONDAY: Students will analyse and respond to a quote from an influential figure.
TECH TUESDAY: Students will write a personal response to question that address media and technology in our world.
WORDY WEDNESDAY: Students will have an opportunity to increase their vocabulary.
PICTURE IT THURSDAY: Students will use their inferencing skills to analyse a picture and write a story based on what they think the picture is about.
FIGURE IT OUT FRIDAY: Students will need to solve a mathematical problem and reflect on three key lessons that that they have learned throughout the week.
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