Poem of the week is an integral part of my day in kindergarten. Let's be real teachers don't have time to do any program that makes their day harder. Teachers need a process for making their lives easier while enriching the lives of their students.
Using a "Poem of the Week" in kindergarten can offer numerous benefits for young learners, fostering their language skills, creativity, and emotional development.
Poem of the Week: Value with 4 lines of text by CATHY COLLIER. Using a short poem each week, students can incorporate reading, spelling, sight words, phonemic awareness, vocabulary, onset and rime and so much more.
Process/Product Centers are the key to organization, success and sanity. Independent workstations or centers are essential when teachers need to pull small groups for instruction. These centers provide an opportunity for young learners to engage in independent exploration while developing essential skills through a structured process that changes the product on a weekly basis.
Math isn't really my thing. If you have ever met me, heard me speak, or read a blog you will know I believe in integrating. If it is all connected, it is easier to understand. You may, or may not…