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Old 07-06-2010, 07:30 PM
 
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What jobs do you use in your 5th grade classroom?


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I have my students erase/wash chalkboards, straighten up bookshelves, be sure the closet is cleared out the end of each day, check the floors, clap erasers; I also assign students to be sure materials from centers are straightened up...my students love any kind of job I give them to do. Hope that helps you!
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I have my students do all kinds of jobs!! They are old enough to be able to do lots of things around the clasroom. Especially since I try to encourage the owership of our room so that the attitudes of the kids aren't that I should be picking up or doing things for them. I often mention to them that this is "our classroom" where we are to do our job, therefore we must keep it organized.

Here are a few examples of the jobs in Room 15:
-Paper passer
- Supplier (in charge of getting out the bins of markers, pencils, etc. and putting them away)
- Fish Feeder
- Lunch Monitor (takes lunch count for me)
- Pencil Monitor (calls groups up to the pencil sharpener in the morning)
- Environmental Control (turns the air/heater on and off)
- Teacher's Assistant or T.A. (helps me with anything, such as running something to the office or another classroom)
- Flag Patriot (leads the flag salute)
- Secretary (answers the phone, which I clearly teach them how to do at the beginning of the year!)
- Homework Collector
- Mailman/woman- (place corrected papers into student "mailbox")
- Grounds Keeper- (at the end of the day they look around the floor and kindly ask students to pick up trash, etc.)

Those are the few I can think of off the top of my head. Plus, most of the kids love helping. Everyone does something small and the job gets done!! Hope this helps...
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Old 07-06-2010, 09:34 PM
 
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Thanks for posting your jobs. I'm definitely going to use those next year. =)
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Old 07-06-2010, 11:23 PM
 
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Paper passer/collector
Librarian - makes sure the class shelves are tidy
Line leader - I teach them at the beginning of the year where our "stops" are as we walk through the school.
Flagger - changes the sign on the door (stating where our class is)
Monitor - walks with the clipboard giving checks to those following hallway rules
Messenger
Postmaster - puts stuff in their "mailboxes" to go home
Door holder

I think that's it in my class.


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Old 07-07-2010, 04:30 AM
 
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We give the title of UPS to the paper passer! The kids get a kick out of it!
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Old 07-07-2010, 05:06 AM
 
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Mine apply for new jobs each quarter. Here are our job listings.
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Old 07-07-2010, 05:14 AM
 
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Thanks so much for the extensive list. I love that the grounds keeper asks others to pick up the papers. I will be using all of these great ideas. I also love having a student fill in the missing work for the absent child.
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Old 07-07-2010, 06:24 AM
 
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Teacher Assistant (T.A.) they sit in a special desk in my classroom for the week. They run errands, pass out papers, staple things for me, anything that i need done. My students LOVE being the T.A. I use popsicle sticks with student numbers on them and have the previous pick a stick to determine who will be the next weeks t.a.
I also have a board washer, floor sweeper, and a chair person. By far though my students love the t.a. position. When the popsicle sticks are chosen you would think the kids were waiting to see if they had won the lottery!!
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Old 07-07-2010, 12:51 PM
 
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Here are ours:

Art Historian: posts student art on a designated bulletin board
Classroom Historians: create a scrapbook
Botanist: waters plants
Paper Pushers: distributes the handouts
Philosopher: posts a "thought for the week"
Lexicographer: posts a new vocabulary word each week
Keep 'Em Guessing: teams of two come up with an estimation activity - (each team once a month). Example - How many beans in the jar?
Auction Cashiers: I pay "froggy bucks" for jobs, as well as 15 per each week with no late work. Once a month we have an auction and twice a year we have a flea market.
Reference Shelf Organizer: organizes the shelf when needed
Game Shelf Organizer: organizes the shelf after indoor recess days
Classroom Librarians: organizes the classroom library
World News Reporter: once or twice a week, this person shares some news from outside our village.
Local News Reporter: once or twice a week, this person shares some news from inside our village, but outside our school.
Classroom Photographer: takes still pictures and assists with some video projects.
Evening Custodian: makes sure desks are up and clutter is off the floors at the end of the day.
Milk Monitor: gets milk each day for break
Classroom Choreographers: I have these battery operated singing animals. The choreographers make up movement and then teach it to the class for when we take brain breaks.
Cartographers: make large maps to go with our history, reading, and sometimes science lessons.
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Old 07-08-2010, 12:12 PM
 
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I like everyone to have a job so here's my list for you to work from. I have a classified ads section as my background. Then I dressed it up with some stickers. All of the jobs are down the side. The studen's names are each on a clothes pin. Then I just move it down one and bottom to top each Monday or Friday PM.

Back-up Noise Monitor- Helps keep the noise level down in the classroom especially in the morning while the teacher checks notebooks

Lunch count/ Attendance Secretary- take daily lunch count and attendance

Emissary- Passes out corrected papers to students or to their mailboxes

Emissary- Passes out corrected papers to students or to their mailboxes

Chalkboard Engineer- washes the chalkboard nightly, neatly writes up daily assignments

Eraser Cleaner- Washes the erasers

Notebook Stamper- Dates notebooks daily

Friday Folder Manager 1- Coordinates and hands out Friday folders

Friday Folder Manager 2- Coordinates and hands out Friday folders

Experiment equipment engineer 1- Washes Science dishes and cleans sink area

Experiment equipment engineer 2- Dries Science dished and cleans sink area

Sanitation Commissioner- Makes sure the floors are neat and tidy

Chair Stacker- Stack stray chairs and those of absent students

Librarian- Keeps the library area neat and organized, covers and puts stickers on books

Administrative Assistant- Runs errands for the teacher, passes out the tickets daily and draws the winners at the end of the week

Classroom noise monitor- Helps keep the noise level down in the classroom especially in the morning while the notebooks are being set up and Spelling is worked on

Hallway Monitor- Stand in the hall and makes sure students don’t run or get too loud, watches the students as the class walks in the halls

Treasurer- Collects any monies collected for various classroom activities such as field trips.

Botanist- waters the classroom plants on Wednesdays and Fridays

Computer Technician- Turns off the computers at the end of the day, also turns the projector on and off
Time Monitor- Sets the time so the class doesn’t spend to much time working on one thing

Campbell’s Soup Label Cutter- Cuts the barcode of the label and places it in the container by the sink

Afternoon Attendance- Takes attendance in the afternoon and places it in the clear pouch outside the door
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Old 07-30-2010, 01:08 PM
 
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I also like to have a job for every one of my students so that at the end of the day, everyone is working together to take responsibility for our classroom. This year, I revamped it a little because of the class I had this past year. Unfortunately, they were extremely lazy and did not take very good care of the classroom. I always had a handful of kids who would just stand around while others were doing their jobs and it grated on my last nerve.

I am instituting a bonus to those who do an exceptional job the entire month hoping that I can sort of push that on them. I have the SEI kids and I have noticed they lack motivation in quite a bit of activities...one for some reason being, taking care of the classroom. I sound like such a mean teacher...but it was a very rough year.

They have their job for a month and get paid then. The money is spent on things like lunch with the teacher, playing computer games during lunch, sitting with a friend, etc. I can never seem to keep up with classroom applications (which I tried) or classroom store stuff (too expensive for me after awhile).
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Old 07-30-2010, 02:50 PM
 
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Here are the jobs I usually have:

Homework Collector (also in charge of monitoring Homeworkopoly when we play)
Class Custodians
Absentee Advisor (keeps track of makeup work for absent kids)
Locker Police (checks lockers to make sure they are tidy)
Family Captain (person at each group who is responsible for gathering materials, etc.)
Paper Passers

After seeing the other responses, I'm pretty sure I will be adding to my list for this school year!
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