On the first day of school I'm going to introduce the rules. We're going to use the "mirror" strategy to learn them. This will be the very first strategy I introduce because it can be used during every portion of the day, and it's a great way to teach procedures! Then I will slowly work in the rest of the strategies on different days. I don't want them to get overwhelmed on the first day. I figure the rules and the mirror are easy enough to implement and they will really help with the rest of the first day of school activities.
The Teaching/Learning Strategies: