80 Morning Meeting Ideas for Grades K 2

Author: Susan Lattanzi Roser
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989476
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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
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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, ePub
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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, ePub, Mobi
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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 Language Arts in Morning Meeting

Author: Jodie Luongo
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc..
ISBN: 1892989808
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

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, Mobi
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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.

Closing Circles

Author: Dana Januszka
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989522
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Morning Meetings for Special Education Classrooms

Author: Dr. Felicia Durden, Ed.D.
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 1612437028
Format: PDF, Docs
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A complete guide for improving the focus and engagement of your special education students by starting the day off right Use a morning meeting to jump-start your students’ day! This simple but effective classroom technique has been proven to help students learn better, build friendships, improve behavior and gain confidence. Offering fun games, great songs and other engaging activities, this book’s 101 ready-to-use ideas are sure to help your students experience remarkable progress in: • Math and reading • Team-building • Planning and communication • Science and technology • Goal-setting • Organization • Problem-solving • Role-playing • Fulfilling a classroom job • Creative arts

Rules in School

Author: Kathryn Brady
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989425
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Join the thousands of teachers in schools nationwide who have used this positive approach to discipline to establish calm, safe classrooms in which students can do their best learning. The approach to discipline presented in this book helps children develop self-control, understand how positive behavior looks and sounds, and come to value such behavior. With many examples from their own classrooms, three experienced teachers offer practical techniques to help you: establish clear expectations for behavior from day one; teach students how to articulate their learning goals for school; create classroom rules that connect to students' goals; use techniques such as interactive modeling to teach positive behavior; reinforce positive behavior with supportive teacher language; quickly stop misbehavior; restore positive behavior so that children retain their dignity and continue learning; reinforce positive behavior with supportive teacher language.

99 Activities and Greetings

Author: Melissa Correa-Connolly
Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
ISBN: 1892989204
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From "Magic Number" to "UFO Experts", this fun collection of activities, chants, and greetings helps teachers build a positive climate for learning while giving students practice in reading, math, problem-solving, and more. Each activity includes: Suggested grade levelAcademic and social skills practicedMaterials neededConcise, easy-to-follow directions