The Kindergarten Day
The kindergarten day is thoroughly and carefully planned to meet the needs of all children. Flexibility is deliberately built in to allow for special needs, circumstances and interests. However, planning and organization promotes continuity, routine and daily repetition necessary for the young child.
30 minutes Arrival Activities/Independent Reading
30 minutes Group Literacy Time: Shared Reading, Singing, Planning
60 minutes Literacy Centers and Small Group Work
Sand and Water
15 minutes Group Literacy Time: Teacher Read-Aloud, Letter and Word Study
15 minutes Writing: Daily News, Writing Together, Journals, Sharing
15 minutes Letter and Word Study
30 minutes Lunch
15 minutes Quiet Activities
30 minutes Special Areas: Art, Media Center, Music, Physical Education
60 minutes Mathematics
30 minutes Outdoor/Music and Movement
30 minutes Group Literacy: Book Discussions, Science/Social Studies/Health Connections
Reprinted with the permission of Get Set 4 Kindergarten. © 2005 Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County.
Washington Virtual Academies
Tuition-free online school for Washington students.
- Coats and Car Seats: A Lethal Combination?
- Kindergarten Sight Words List
- Child Development Theories
- Signs Your Child Might Have Asperger's Syndrome
- 10 Fun Activities for Children with Autism
- Social Cognitive Theory
- Why is Play Important? Social and Emotional Development, Physical Development, Creative Development
- GED Math Practice Test 1
- The Homework Debate
- Problems With Standardized Testing