Literacy Schedule

We are required to teach a 90 minute literacy block each day.  I’ve been asked if I would share what my time looks like within that 90 minutes so here is what it looks like right now:

8:35-8:50 Morning Message (usually something on the Promethean Board tied to our big book)

8:50-9:10 Big Book (we usually echo read, choral read, and really dig into the text of our book for the week)

9:10-9:40 Literacy Work Station (12-15 stations, 2 students at each)

Drama Work Station, Science Work Station, ABC/Word Work Station, Big Book Work Station, Promethean     Board Work Station, Listening Work Station, Library Work Station, Computer Work Station, Writing Work Station, Pocket Chart Work Station, Magnet Work Station, Sound Work Station, Puzzles & Games Work Station, and 2 Work with the Teacher Work Stations–we will add Buddy Reading Station 2nd semester

9:40-10:00 Imagine It!/Open Court (just the Phonemic Awareness portion)

10:00-10:15 Predictable Chart

10:15-10:50 Writer’s Workshop (mini lesson for 5-10 minutes at the beginning of this time, then I conference with 4 children per day as the rest write on their own)

Let me know if you have any questions. 🙂

Kristen 🙂

About Kristen Poindexter

I am the 2014 National Shell Science Teacher, 2014 PAEMST Awardee for Science, and a Kindergarten teacher who blogs about my adventures in teaching!

Posted on September 5, 2012, in Building Blocks/Language Arts, Language Arts/Writing, Literacy Work Stations, Morning Messages, Promethian Board, Schedule for Full Day Kindergarten. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. kristen
    could you list some of the big books that you like to use during your big book time

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  2. Kristen,
    How do you run your centers? Do they work in pairs or do you have paraprofessionals helping the students?

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  3. What does your afternoon look like? 🙂

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    • My afternoon (after lunch) looks like this:
      15 minutes of Recess
      60 minutes of Math
      40 minutes or SS/Science/IB
      50 minutes of Specials class
      15 minutes of Recess
      Pack up
      20 minutes of Discovery Centers
      Dismissal

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