More ideas from Joan
Be smart rules

SMART Classroom Rules Anchor Chart S - ay please and thank you M - ake friends and be thoughtful A - rrive on time, prepared, and ready to learn R - espect yourself and others T - ry your best!

Interesting twist. How about adding call parents to the top as well?  It promotes parents as partners so let's remember to let them hear positive remarks too!

I thought the idea of incremental punishment is good, gradually prolonging the loss of recess time gives teachers and students room to work and improve before giving them a harsh consequence for misbehaving based on the level of misbehavior.