My life would not be complete without my yearly pacing guide. like to have plenty of time to gather materials, do some research, and talk to other teachers about my lesson before I teach it.I know...you can't plan for everything...but I need to have a general sense of what I am/should be doing.A pacing guide helps keep me focus and gives me motivation to try new things.I blogged all about how to use this pacing guide…
Back to school Kindergarten bee bulletin board- chevron paper plates from Walmart back diecut letters. I left up last year's class timeline for Open House (below bulletin board) so parents could get a snapshot of what each month holds in store for us in K.
FREE!! Here is a beginning of the year assessment to give you information on colors, shapes, letters, sounds, numbers, counting, and name writing. The first page is the recording sheet and the two others are to show to each student (only one copy needed of these two pages!!) I also made an Excel spreadsheet to record the results, if you want it as well!!
If you teach half-day Kindergarten, you know just how precious every minute is!! This is a sample schedule for half-day Kindergarten with a balanced literacy block. To read about each part of the literacy block and see another sample schedule, click here: http://learningattheprimarypond.com/blog/how-to-build-a-balanced-literacy-block-for-kindergarten/