My morning meeting continues to be an integral part of the day. We spend time on ELA and math skills during this time. The children really enjoy the interactive slides. I have some great new winter themes this month.
For December there are 40 slides, which include:
-Lunch chart that you can personalize for your students
-Classroom jobs to personalize
-December calendar (new)
-Odd or Even number chart (new background and picture)
-How Many days in Dec.- ten frame & tally mark chart to practice these very important math skills each day (new holiday theme)
-Weather chart that can be customized for your town. Click on the weather people to link to your local accu- weather forecast
-Weather bar graph to go along with the weather of the day- you can keep track for the month and compare most, least, equal to
-How many days in school hundred board counting with a number bond and two number sentences to review addition and subtraction
-Days in school place value chart using one and tens base ten blocks
-Class bank to continue money recognition
-Morning Message to write the news of the day. You can have the children write 1 or more of the sentences.
-Math attendance report using a whole-part-part model
Math- more and less slide- choose a new number each day and fill in 1 more, 1 less, 10 more and 10 less
-Count by 10, 5, 2 songs to help children with these skills
-Word Work- first grade detectives use a magnifying glass to read all your high frequency words -you can put any words you are currently working on.
-Build a word with long vowels- 5 slides with a gingerbread theme (new)
-Handwriting page to practice letter formation
Sight words to practice each day- you can have children highlight words to read and even play bingo. You can also change the words.
-3 new Poems & Songs for the month- Children read the poems each day for the week and then on Friday they get a copy to print out and illustrate in their poetry books.
-Zero the Hero- every 10th day the students can watch this fun video about Zero!
-11 new slides with common core math word problems- addition and subtraction. I have the first few slides ready for the students to help with the new skill of adding 3 addends. The rest of the slides the children should draw everything. This will give them the practice they need for the engageny module worksheets. These word problems are from the module 2 application problems.
I hope your students enjoy their morning meeting as much as mine do.
I keep this program open the entire day. I find that I use different parts at different times in the day including small group time, math and center work.