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Steps to Completion…Helping Learners Stay on Task

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How many times do you have to repeat instructions to your students on a daily basis?  We, as teachers, spend more time than we need to repeating instructions and it definitely takes up important instruction time.  How can we help our students stay on task?

Giving directions for every assignment can seem like a monotonous task throughout the school year.  Color, cut, glue…write your name first…answer the questions then color…and then the hands go up and they ask…”What do I do next?”  It’s frustrating.  You can’t waste anymore time in class repeating instructions.  What do you do?

Steps to Completion Chart

When I was in the classroom, I experienced the same scenario above.  I experienced it way too many times, and I knew I had to create something to make my life easier!

This is when my Steps to Completion Chart was born.  This chart was front and center in my classroom. The bright colors, pictures and words made it easy to use for all of my students, no matter their reading level.  My students knew where it was and how to use it immediately.  Man, it sure made my life easier!

It’s simple to put it together:

Print, laminate and attach magnet tape.  DONE!!! It’s simple and can be put together in just a few minutes!

Now place your chart in a location where all your learners can easily see the steps they need to complete their assignment correctly, neatly and completely!

You can easily change the cards to accommodate your needs and direct your learners to the chart when they ask “What do I do next?”

Grab it for FREE

You can grab this chart for free by clicking the MJCS download image at the bottom of this post and waiting to be redirected in your web browser.  

Need more Classroom Management Tools

Another great chart to have in your class is the Free Choice Centers! No more “Where do I go?” “What center do I go to next?”.  Train them to be more independent!

Writing is a difficult subject to teach. There is one of you and twenty of them and they all want you to read their writing.  No more of that with my Writing Chart! Another way to organize the chaos in your classroom!

No need to do everything in your classroom.  Train them to do everything for you to keep a tidy, well-organized classroom!  Grab my Classroom Jobs for a smooth running classroom!

If you are tired of searching grab the Brights Classroom Decor Bundle for all of your classroom needs!


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