If you are a public school teacher, then chances are, you are familiar with “I Can” statements. Last school year, I used laminated sentence strips to write my “I Can” on. My intentions were to change the standards every time that I introduced a new standard, but let’s get real! I teach kindergarten, and I barely had enough time for a bathroom break. One day during teachers’ planning, I walked into my mentor’s room and saw her new setup (pictured above). I instantly loved it and adopted it for my classroom. I love the fact that I don’t have to write “I Can” statements daily. All I have to do now is flip the chart. If you’re interested, this project consists of:

*Make sure that your dowels are small enough to fit into your hooks.