80 Morning Meeting Ideas for Grades K 2

Author: Susan Lattanzi Roser
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989476
Format: PDF, Docs
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Add variety, learning impact, and joy to every Grade K-2 Morning Meeting with these ready-to-go ideas.

80 Morning Meeting Ideas for Grades 3 6

Author: Carol Davis
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989484
Format: PDF, ePub
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Add variety, learning impact,and joy to every Morning Meeting in your grade 3-6 classroom with these ready-to-use ideas.

The Morning Meeting Book

Author: Roxann Kriete
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989603
Format: PDF
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Promote a climate of trust, academic growth, and positive behavior by launching each school day with a whole class gathering. This comprehensive, user-friendly book shows you how to hold Responsive ClassroomMorning Meetings, a powerful teaching tool used by hundreds of thousands of teachers in K-8 schools. In the new edition of this essential text, you'll find: Step-by-step, practical guidelines for planning and holding Responsive Classroom Morning Meetings in K-8 classroomsDescriptions of Morning Meeting in action in real classrooms100 ideas for greetings, sharing, activities, and messages: some tried-and-true and some newUpdated information on sharingGuidance on adapting meeting components for different ages and abilities, including upper grades and English Language Learners.Explanations of how Morning Meeting supports mastery of Common Core State Standards, 21st century skills, and core competencies enumerated by the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL).

Doing Math in Morning Meeting

Author: Andy Dousis
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989379
Format: PDF
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Bring joy and energy to math learning without adding to your already-packed schedule! Here are 150 fun and engaging math activities suitable for kindergartners to 5th graders, with math-themed ideas for all four Morning Meeting components: greeting, group activity, sharing, and morning message. Use these games, songs, chants, hands-on experiments, and more to inspire students' interest in math and help them practice skills. Each activity includes easy how-to steps; relevant NCTM content and process standards; specific math skills addressed; materials needed (all require few or no materials); tips on preparing students for success; math vocabulary to emphasize; and variations and extensions.

Doing Science in Morning Meeting

Author: Lara Webb
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989581
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Foster science learning with quick, fun, meaningful activities for kindergarten through 6th grade. Increase students' excitement about science, deepen content knowledge, and enhance science skills. The activities are easy to set up, require minimal materials, and are flexible enough to use at any time of day. Charts help you select activities by title, grade level, Morning Meeting component, science content, science standards addressed, and science discipline (physical sciences; life sciences; Earth and space sciences; and engineering, technology, and applications of science). For each of the 150 activities you will get: brief, easy-to-follow directions; open-ended questions to help students reflect on their learning; science content and standards covered; key scientific vocabulary to reinforce; ideas for variations and extensions (when applicable).

Closing Circles

Author: Dana Januszka
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989522
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Bringing the school day to a peaceful end enhances learning and reaffirms classroom community. Gather with your class for a 5- or 10-minute activity before dismissal and you'll all leave school feeling encouraged and competent. This book contains 50 easy-to-do activities for the end of the day: songs and chants, individual reflection questions, energetic cheers, silent cheers, quick partner and group chats, team or class challenges, quiet think time, and more. Use the activities as written or make them your own by adapting them to fit your students' mood or developmental needs. Handy size and spiral binding for easy classroom reference.

Energizers 88 Quick Movement Activities That Refresh and Refocus K 6

Author: Susan Lattanzi Roser
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989336
Format: PDF, ePub
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To learn well, children need to move! A few minutes of playful moving, laughing, chanting, or singing promote more—and more productive—learning. The energizers in this book are easy to teach and learn. You can use them: Anywhere: Inside or outside the classroom, with children circled up, at their desks or tables, or waiting in line energizers work everywhere! Anytime: Between long instructional blocks, as Morning Meeting activities, when children need to calm down, and when they need to perk up energizers work throughout the school day! With any grade level, K-6: For quick selection, the energizers in this book are labeled by grade level but we've included variations and suggestions to help you adapt them to fit your group.

The Power of Our Words

Author: Paula Denton
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 189298959X
Format: PDF
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Simple changes in a teacher's language can bring about profound changes in students and classrooms. By paying attention to your words and tone of voice, you will: Increase students' engagement with academicsBuild positive communityMore effectively manage your classroom That is the message of The Power of Our Words, a book that has changed the teaching lives of tens of thousands of educators since it was first published in 2007. In this updated second edition you will find practical information to help you: Lead students in envisioning themselves achieving successUse questions that encourage deep and creative thinkingListen to students in ways that support their growthReinforce students efforts and remind or redirect them when they go off track. Throughout, you will find an increased emphasis on using teacher language to support academic engagement and critical thinking skills as called for in the Common Core State Standards. And an updated, livelier format makes this second edition even easier to read.

Doing Language Arts in Morning Meeting

Author: Jodie Luongo
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc..
ISBN: 1892989808
Format: PDF
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Boost students' language arts skills and meet standards—without adding to your schedule! Do you start the day with Morning Meeting? If so, you can use some of that time to reinforce students' language arts learning. These fun, lively activities enable you to seamlessly integrate language arts into a daily Morning Meeting. You'll find language arts activities for each component of Morning Meeting—greeting, sharing, group activity, and morning message. From reading poetry with sound effects to pantomiming idioms to guessing which character someone's describing, these activities are varied, challenging, and confidence-building. Features that make them easy to use: Clear, step-by-step directionsCan be used with any curriculumFew or no materials requiredVariations and extensions for language arts lessonsActivities sorted by grade, but can be adapted for any grade This book helps you inspire students' interest in language arts and give them practice in key skills—all while enriching and enlivening your Morning Meetings.

Beyond Morning Message

Author: Valerie SchifferDanoff
Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources
ISBN: 9780439111089
Format: PDF, ePub
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Dozens of dazzling ideas for interactive letters to the class that enhanceshared reading, writing, math, andmore.