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IndyCarTeach 07-19-2014 08:32 AM

Racing Theme (Pit Crew)
I'm doing a racing theme this year in my classroom and I would love to come up with jobs that have Racing Themes... I have a really small class... 8-10 students (Small Christian School)

Pace Race Driver- Could be the Line Leader
Crew Chief- Teacher Assistant (Taking things to the office etc.)
Tire Control- Pencils
Gasoline Technician- Lunch Monitor

Anywho thats as far as I have gotten any help would be great!

luvtulearn 07-19-2014 03:59 PM

jobs and racing titles
1) fire safety crew--they could carry out equipment for fire, earthquake, etc. . . drills

2)pole position-- these are the front runners (role models) in the class that have worked/ scored high enough on tests, AR points etc. . . to secure themselves an extra rewards, recess, authors chair etc

3) Don't forget. . .spectators--their job is to observe, listen and cheer on the rest of the team!!!!

1) inaugural event-- Open House
2) All-Star Starting Line Up-- class list
3) All time stats--Data Wall or title of Data Folder
Hope these help

sweetp422 07-20-2014 05:09 AM

Start Your Engines
The race car theme was one of my favorite themes. Here is a throw back post:
Some of my jobs were: Spotters(monitors), Pit Crew(Clean-up), Pace Car(line-leader), Tailgate (end of the line), and other jobs that I can't remember right now. Everybody had a job. One year my "Garage" was where students would go to "repair" their behavior. Other years it was a Pit Stop to tune up their behavior. Students carried their CAR (Communication And Responsibility) notebooks home each day. It contained homework, calendar, lunch menu, a zippered bag for money, and an agenda. You can Google Frog or Bear Notebook to get other ideas for the notebook. My AR board was a race track. Beth Newingham gave me some great ideas. I ordered a race driver cut-out from Oriental Trading to take of the students, for the job board and Driver of the Week Board.

Like you, I did not want Cars -the movie theme. Those were the good ol' days. It was easier for me to make so many connections with our curriculum when I had a race car theme. I've had a Hollywood theme for the past 2 years, with the hopes of using my flip to make movies, but it never happened. I might go back to my race car theme.

I hope this is helpful. Have fun!

suebee77 08-03-2014 08:09 AM

Go here:

I did this theme a couple years ago and got a lot of ideas at this site. She had amazing ideas.

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