This is my first year teaching, actually I just finished my 7th day. The kids are getting worse and worse, they talk over me, get up without asking, throw things in class, take out make-up and pictures. I have consistently told them that these things are unacceptable but they continue to do it. I can tell they don't respect me, but i can't really write someone up for continuously talking to other classmates or getting out of their seat right? I have told them that I don't want to have to call your parents or I don't want to have to write a referral. I just want a pleasant classroom, I don't want to be a dictator!! Why don't they listen to me?? What can I do?? Do I have a chance now to gain respect since I'm already having problems the 7th day, I wonder if teaching is not for me and I'm thinking about looking for other jobs. I'm stressed after work and on weekends about my classes. Please help!!