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Re: 1/2 day Kindergarten Schedule

    I read your half day scedule with interest. I am a principal of an early
    childghood center with 18 sessions of HDK. Do you have specials?
    (PE, MUSIC). OIf so, when. What about snack? How much time
    between each session? Thanks so much.
    On 10/09/03, Ali wrote:
    > I am new to BB this year. (I taught 2nd grade with 4th
    > blocks last year)
    > Here's our day (as of now - it has changed several times - I
    > just go with what works).
    > 8:40-9:00 - eye opener (table centers, coloring sheet, etc)
    > 9:00-9:15 - calendar and names activities
    > 9:15-10:00 - stations (free play at first, as year progresses
    > this will be more of a workboard assigned learning center
    > time)
    > 10:00-10:15 - recess
    > 10:15-10:30 - predictable chart or shared reading (this
    > sometimes goes longer)
    > 10:30-11:00 - math/science/Land of the Letter People activity
    > (distict required curriculum)/theme activities
    > 11:00-11:15 - morning message (end of day journal), read-
    > aloud, closing & dismissal
    > The afternoon session has the same chunks of time just in a
    > different order. I work at a school with a very high ELL
    > population, so we are starting VERY slowly. I do my morning
    > message at the end of the day - my classes asked if we could
    > keep a journal of what we had learned at the end of each day
    > instead of starting the day with the message, I figured, why
    > not?
    > Hope this helps,
    > Ali
    > On 10/08/03, Hide wrote:
    >> I am looking for Building Block schedules for a 1/2 day
    >> Kindergarten program. How do you fit all the blocks into
    >> the short time frame? I would love to see and hear about
    >> examples.