This resource is jam-packed with interactive writing projects to keep your first graders writing all year! Projects are common-core aligned, rigorous, and TONS of fun for students! Projects include: Beginning Writers: -Sentence Writing: Who?
I like the idea of writing out the class rules so that the kids can be reminded of them easily. I think I would implement a student and teacher collaborated list of rules or social contract to give our class a standard to hold each other accountable for.
I would use class dojo in my future classroom as a way to monitor students behavior and reward them based on points given throughout the week. There are also cool tools like music and a sound bar to recognize the sound level of the classroom.