These four cards are samples from
Morning Meeting Message Idea Cards for classroom with independent readers
I hope you'll try these out in your own classroom! These are true time savers, allowing you to build classroom community and demonstrate key skills and concepts in context!
Crafting a Morning Message for "Big Kids" - those who read independently - takes planning. Beyond the short, fill in the blank format, these kids benefit from messages about curious facts and need to be engaged. These cards allow you the flexibility to showcase recently learned literacy skills in context. Morning Message Idea Cards gives you the content, ideas and classroom-tested tips to craft an engaging and informative daily Morning Message.
Each card includes:
The Greeting – Creative beginnings designed to build vocabulary
The Body – Main Idea and details on interesting subjects! Personalize your daily Message to target mechanics, grammar and spelling practice in addition to reading and writing strategies. The flexible framework allows you to meet the needs of your unique classroom’s grade and population. Several authentic implementation examples.
The Closing – End on a positive note in a variety of ways
Student interaction – Charts related to the Message
Teacher-tested tips for Morning Message integration and success
Classroom example photos
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