Teri Sanford wrote:
> How about a clay activity. Really let them have fun, but make
> sure they follow your guidelines (including behavior). It's a
> real motivator when they lose something they KNOW is fun. Then
> you can hold it over their heads all year ("if you want to do
> clay again..."). Also, the ones who are causing trouble can be
> removed from the project and do a research paper on the history
> of (whatever, related to clay, like Greek pottery or something).
> Good luck!
> I had a 6th grade like this last year. I nearly quit,
> actually. But I knew it would soon pass, and since 6th is my
> highest level, I will NEVER have to see those rude boys again!!