Math about Me--first page of Interactive Notebooks done the first week of school. Fun and educational back to school activity.
Organize student notebooks with divider tabs (blog post includes free template to make your own)!
Bright Concepts 4 Teachers: Lesson Plans and Teaching Strategies: Setting Up Interactive Notebooks
Interactive Notebooks for Math. For grades 3rd, 4th, and 5th. Common Core aligned.
Here's a post on interactive notebooks with downloads for a table of contents, notebook rubric, and grade tracker. I am SO doing this this year. Already printed and have 1/2 my classes with it glued in. PERFECT!
Rubber band on back of journal - punch a hole and them loop a large rubber band through the hole. As the notebook fills up with foldables or inserts, students can pull band around journal to keep it closed! LOVE the simplicity of this idea!