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Posts Made By: merci
Board: Sunflower Room 02-06-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By merci
Go for it...

I don't think it's too late. Although they aren't exactly the same, I have heard of many people beginning Daily 5 in the middle of the year. You are right that workshop will meet your students'...
Board: Units of Study 10-24-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By merci
first grade

I almost never have first graders make a clean copy. Almost always, we just fancy up our best piece by revising, editing, adding a cover, adding color to the pictures, etc.

Sometimes that means...
Board: Units of Study 10-18-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By merci
Depends, i think...

In the primary grades, students write many stories. Sometimes more than one in a day and sometimes it may take a few days to complete a story, but their stories and what they write should never be...
Board: Kindergarten 10-11-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By merci
Depends

I think it depends on your purpose and what you want the kids to do with them. Personally, I have different sections organized differently, based on the purpose of those books. My kids book shop...
Board: Kindergarten 10-06-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By merci
try these...

I've just started math workshop this year, and here are two websites that have some pretty simple things I'm using.

http://www.kidscount1234.com/mathcentersandgames.html
...
Board: Kindergarten 09-14-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By merci
separate them

I've used both zoophonics and HWT. I used to think I needed to put them together, but that felt messy to me. Now I do them separately. I think this is especially important, because HWT begins with...
Board: Kindergarten 09-01-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By merci
nature sounds - it's a combination of birds or...

nature sounds - it's a combination of birds or water or whatever and instruments

We sometimes listen to this during writing time when we need something calming.
Board: Kindergarten 08-21-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By merci
You are right...

The child is meant to find a picture clue and maybe use beginning sounds.
Board: Kindergarten 06-04-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By merci
Years ago, I used Kid Writing in kindergarten. I...

Years ago, I used Kid Writing in kindergarten. I really liked it, but this year I returned to kindergarten after using Lucy Calkins in first grade and wanted to try it out with kindergartners. The...
Board: Kindergarten 05-07-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
 
Posted By merci
Another good one

Charlotte Diamond also has a great song called Octopus. It's a great movement song.
Board: Kindergarten 04-18-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By merci
what I would d0

I would get a hold of the curricular plans. If you are not yet familiar with reading and writing workshop it will be difficult to really picture how it all works, but I think it is your best best. ...
Board: Units of Study 03-01-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By merci
Wow!

We just started how to writing today in kindergarten, and this is absolutely perfect. Thanks for sharing!
Board: Kindergarten 01-24-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By merci
To hockey6882

I'm wondering if you could give more information about the book and the kit. What is the title and where did you get it and the kit?
Board: Kindergarten 09-01-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By merci
We Don't

Our lunch is at 11:15, and it hasn't been a problem. When we used to have snack, they didn't eat their lunch. Our custodian doesn't clean the classrooms very well, so we try not to have snacks...
Board: Kindergarten 08-31-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By merci
Reading? or writing? or both? I got the...

Reading? or writing? or both?

I got the curricular calendars from Heinemann, and they are really helping me know how to differentiate for kindergarten. They each cost $10, but I think they were...
Board: Kindergarten 08-29-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By merci
The last 20 minutes!

That is just plain crazy. I'm sorry for you, and I hope that somehow it changes. It would be interesting to know why on earth your principal chose that time.
Board: Kindergarten 08-26-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By merci
I once heard teaching the alphabet compared to...

I once heard teaching the alphabet compared to giving kids pieces of a puzzle. When they only have a few pieces, they don't mean much to them yet and they don't grasp them, but when they have more...
Board: Kindergarten 08-26-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By merci
Thank You, AddieJ!

We listened to Rapunzel from Jim Weiss that I was able to download from itunes. It was awesome. In searching on itunes, I found some free stories from other people that I will try out as well. ...
Board: Kindergarten 08-25-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By merci
To those who do rest time...

This is my first year teaching full day kindergarten. We are having a 20 minute rest time after a read aloud after lunch. While they are very tired throughout the afternoon, our rest time is not...
Board: Kindergarten 08-24-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By merci
I had those kinds of numbers a few years ago. ...

I had those kinds of numbers a few years ago. I'll tell you that it is hard, but my kids learned what they needed to be ready for first grade. The biggest things are the things you already...
Board: Sunflower Room 08-20-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By merci
available at Heinemann

Reading and Writing workshop curricular plans (calendars) are available online for $10 each at www. heinemann. com for every grade from kindergarten to 8th.

I got the both reading and writing for...
Board: Kindergarten 08-15-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
 
Posted By merci
workbooks - to tear or not to tear

I'm returning to kindergarten after a few years in first grade. I never used workbooks in kindergarten before, but this year I am going to try using a math workbook. In first grade, we used a...
Board: Kindergarten 08-12-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
 
Posted By merci
Wow!

Thanks for spreading the word. I love it! I would never have been able to pay full price so THANK YOU!
Board: Primary Grades (K-2) 07-18-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By merci
When I first got tables, I thought the kids would...

When I first got tables, I thought the kids would need a cubby, but we never used them. All of their things were in their chair pockets. We had community supplies and all their books, writing...
Board: Kindergarten 07-02-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By merci
Kidwriting...

Thanks for that suggestion. I used Kidwriting years ago when I taught kindergarten, but have used Units of Study the past couple of years in first grade. Kidwriting is wonderful, but it isn't quite...



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