Here are various forms and letters from different categories that can provide a great deal of help to teachers for a better classroom management. Check out these forms and letters and perform your classroom related chores in a well managed and planned way.
A form to document behavior for individual students. Meant to be kept as a class set in a folder with a behavior log for each student.
This journal style form can be given to students whenever they break a classroom rule or an incident occurs. After discussing it with the student, it is placed in their file for future reference.
A form to notify students that they have been assigned detention. After the student has signed the form, the form is given back to the teacher for updating the detention list. After the detention has been served, the form is placed in the student’s file for documentation.
Detention Teacher Assignment
A form for teachers to document how many detentions they have assigned daily.
A simple form that keeps track of how many detentions each student has. This form is extremely useful for documenting behavior and for parent conferences. (We keep ours in a binder that is updated daily).
A discipline essay for kids to fill out and write about the who, what, where, why, and how of what they did.
A letter to notify parents that their child has received a discipline referral. This form may be modified with your contact information and is designed for printing on school letterhead.
A form for students to keep in their notebooks in order to help them organize assignments. Created in a table format so teachers can easily type in chapter assignments, this form can be printed out and carried with the student for easy updates.
A blank 5×5 bingo board for any classroom. Have students fill in vocabulary words, numbers, shapes, etc. Can be modified easily to play “Matho” or any other bingo derivative.
Daily Behavior Chart
Following Directions on First Time, Completing Tasks, and Working quietly are covered on this chart. Award students 1 point every few minutes for meeting the goals on the top.
Grade Check Sign
A documentation log for teachers verifying that students have received grade checks.
Good for one free assignment, these are great rewards or motivators.
Homework Excuse Note
Instead of ten students crowding around you at the beginning of the hour, have them fill out a homework excuse note. It comes in very handy when parent conferences roll around!
Homework Record Form
Here is a cute homework form you can program with your weekly homework assignments. Then copy the page for each student. After the child finished the homework for the night, the parent signs off that it was done and checked.
Instead of you trying to figure out who missed when, have the kids do the work! When they come back from an absence, it is their responsibility to fill out one of these forms and turn it in to you for their makeup work!
A half-page form to make students aware of missing assignments.
My Behavior Form
A form to help teachers and parents keep track of a kids behavioral progress by noting such areas as respectfulness and behavior.
One on One
A form to help teachers and parents keep track of a kids academic progress by denoting preparedness, time on task, and homework.
A letter to notify parents of classroom performance. This form may be modified with your contact information and it is designed to be printed on school letterhead.
A Note From the Sub
This is a form that allows a substitute to easily report back what happened while you were away.
Good News Notes
Quarter page notes to be given to students whenever something positive happens or as a pick-me-up.
Parent Concern Letter
A letter to notify parents about concerns and issues you are seeing in the classroom with their child. This form may be modified with your contact information and is designed to be printed on school letterhead.
Parent Contact Log
This log was designed as a way of keeping track of when parents are contacted either by phone, letter, or in person. It may be printed out and carried with the teacher for easy updates.
Project Planning Guide
A form to help kids with the overall plan of a project.
Log to keep track of borrowed itmes.
Staff Development Log
A short worksheet to keep track of your staff development hours.
Star of the Week or Student of the Week Letter
Send this letter home every Friday to the choosen student of the week. This will help the student prepare to be student of the week!
This form was designed to be filled out by the student and pasted to the inside of their student file for easy access to such information as address, phone number, and schedule.
Instead of interrupting my lesson to deal with tardiness, my students know to fill out the Tardy Log when they are late to class. After school, I change the A to a T, in addition to have documentation of tardies!
By Shelli Temple, Lorry-Ann Willey and Colleen Gallagher