I play Day-O by Harry Belafonte (made famous by the movie Beetlejuice) at the end of the day! That is my fifth-graders' cue to start packing up for the day. I play Respect by Aretha Franklin as the cue to get our chairs into a circle for morning meeting. I love using musical cues! The kids know what to do, and I don't have to say a word! Thank you for posting this. It gave me a lot of new ideas for my classroom!
You are welcome. Thank you for the Day-O. That is a great song!!!
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