I started using these shelves in first grade in each group of desks. I just love how easy it is to have the students book boxes and other things they need next to them, saves time. I zip-tie them to together and the table so they stay put.
We always make a social contract in our school, this year I used the "Rainbow Fish" and we talked about how we were going to treat each other. They then made a fish and wrote how they would behave this year.
Here is our math area.
Since I teach dual language we do a self generated alphabet.
This is our reading graph to chart the children's reading level and how much they improve though out the year.