I always had language arts/reading in the morning and math,
science & social studies in the afternoon and the afternoon
just dragged. Last year I had to move my language arts and
reading to the afternoon and it was the best change ever!
Reading and Daily 5 keep them engaged so the afternoon
went by much faster for them, and me. End the day with
some free choice/center time and then get them ready for
On 8/13/15, Bella wrote:
> Got my new schedule yesterday. My TK/K class has a very
> chopped up morning, because the PE teacher scheduled
> our school can only work in the morning, then go to
> site. Also, Library has to be in the a.m. and Resource
> time. Also, the TKs are pulled out for 30 minutes at
> someone else' convenient time. This is when I'll have my
> read. Basically, our daily schedule (lunch at 10:50) is...
> breakfast, before school recess, P.E., some class time,
> snack, recess, some class time, lunch, lunch recess, then
> very, very long afternoon! Any suggestions as to how I'm
> going to provide developmentally appropriate activities for
> my TK AND provide educationally sound CCSS teaching
> I'm getting ready for first grade when they will probably
> be exhausted in the afternoon? I'm a bit frustrated, as you
> can see.