Our Day

A Typical Day in Kindergarten
Opening
           Sing a song, greet each other and take care of classroom business
Readers Workshop
Mini-lesson based on a skill or strategy, independent reading time and reflection
Writers Workshop
Mini-lesson based in a variety of lessons, independent writing time and reflection
 Guided Reading Groups
          All students are in small reading groups for 25 minutes
 Word/Letter Study
Phonemic awareness skills (rhyming, blending sounds. etc.), letter names and sounds, sight words and word level skills within text
 Specials
          PE, Music, Art, Library and Technology
Snack and Recess
          Snack and free time on the playground
Math
Number sense, measurement, counting and problem solving using manipulatives and the Investigations Math Program
Social Skills/PBS (Positive Behavior Support)
          Children learn how to be part of a community of learners and friends
Choice Time
           Students make a plan for the social and creative play in the classroom
Choices include: puppet theater, store, kitchen, computer, blocks, Legos, sensory table, art center, etc.
*Yes, all of this in under 3 hours a day!


Daily Schedule
8:20-8:40 Check-In/Welcome
8:40-9:00 Specials
9:00-9:25 Guided Reading Groups
9:25-10:15 Reading/Writing Workshop
10:15-10:30 Recess
10:30-11:20 Math/Choice/Inventors
11:20-11:30 Pack-Up/Dismiss
  

Specials Schedule 



August
Week of:
M
T
W
Th
F
8/8
Music
Music
Music
Music
Music
8/15
Art
Art
Art
Assessment
Assessment
8/22
PE
PE
PE
PE
PE
8/29
Music
Music
Music
Music
Music
September
9/5
*Labor Day
Art
Art
Art
Art
9/12
PE
PE
PE
PE
PE
9/19
Music
Music
Music
Music
Music
9/26
Art
Art
Art
Art
Art
October
10/3
PE
PE
PE
PE
*Teachers Only
10/10
* Fall Break
 10/17
Music
Music
Music
Music
Music
10/24
Art
Art
Art
Art
Art
10/31
PE
PE
PE
PE
PE
November
11/7
Music
*Teachers Only
Music
Music
Music
11/14
Art
Art
Art
Art
Art
11/21
*Thanksgiving Break
11/28
PE
PE
PE
PE
PE
December
12/5
Music
Music
Music
Music
Music
12/12
Art
Art
Art
Art
*Teachers Only
12/19
*Holiday Break
12/26
*Holiday Break
January
1/2
*No School
PE
PE
PE
PE
1/9
Music
Music
Music
Music
*Teachers Only
1/16
*MLK Day
Art
Art
Art
Art
1/23
PE
PE
PE
PE
PE
1/30
Music
Music
Music
Music
Music
February
2/6
Art
Art
Art
Art
Art
2/13
PE
PE
PE
PE
*Teachers Only
2/20
*Presidents Day
Music
Music
Music
Music
2/27
Art
Art
Art
Art
Art
March
3/6
PE
PE
PE
PE
PE
3/13
Music
Music
Music
Music
*Teachers Only
3/20
*Spring Break
3/27
*Spring Break
April
4/3
Art
Art
Art
Art
Art
4/10
PE
PE
PE
PE
PE
4/17
Music
Music
Music
Music
*Teachers Only
4/24
Art
Art
Art
Art
Art
May
5/1
PE
PE
PE
PE
PE
5/8
Music
Music
Music
Music
Music
5/15
Art
Art
Art
Art
Art
5/22
PE
PE
PE
PE
PE
5/29
*No School












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