Living the Life of a Reader and Writer
Jennifer Myers
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Opening Routine

Attendance, announcements

Each morning my class and I begin with the same opening routine. We begin by taking attendance, the lunch count, and any other announcements that are important. I always begin my attendance by greeting each student with “Good morning, and their name.” I think it is important to keep the same structure each day in the classroom. Students seem to succeed more when this is in place.

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