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This Kindergarten morning work product will save your mornings, your sanity, your time--you name it! Mess-less, stress-less, and (almost) paperless! A year's worth of kindergarten morning journal prompts will engage your students, make them think creatively, and have fun!
***THIS IS NOW UPDATED: IT INCLUDES A BUTTON TO PLAY CALMING CLASSICAL MUSIC WHILE STUDENTS WORK! YOU MAY ALSO FULLY EDIT THE TITLE, DATE, AND STUDENT RESPONSE EXAMPLE ON EVERY SLIDE***
Prompts are organized to cut down on teacher direction-giving time during the busy morning time. The electronic nature of the prompts creates a COPY-FREE product for teachers! Students simply respond to prompts daily in their morning journals (spiral notebooks).
This Kindergarten bundle is varies from my other bundle because it increases in the skill, stamina, and expectations as the year goes on! The year starts out VERY simple, and grows alongside your students! I strongly recommend checking out the preview to view the yearly overview to see exactly what it entails.
Prompts follow this schedule:
oMake It Monday (Drawing a picture, labeling a picture, making a list, etc,)
oTrace It Tuesday (Write numbers/number sentences and trace them with different colors)
oWrite It Wednesday (Rainbow write or color pattern write letters and sight words )
oThis or That? Thursday (Choose your favorite between two choices--for example, cats or dogs--and illustrate your answer, write your answer, write a sentence about your answer, etc.)
oFree Write Friday (Write or draw about anything you want!)
oEach prompt includes an example layout or response so students can clearly see the format expected.
oThis format is predictable for students, which makes expectations clear and consistent and lowers the amount of time spent asking and answering questions about directions each day.
Included in this pack, you will receive:
o40 weeks of unique prompts (200 altogether)
oMorning Journal Covers
oDirections for Editable Options
oDirections for Classroom Implementation & Tips
oYearly Overview of Contents
oCreate Your Own Prompts (Make your own fun prompts that are unique to your classroom!)
oEdit the title, date, and student response side of each slide within each weekly presentation!
**This product is made with Kindergarten in mind, but can easily be differentiated for Pre-K or 1st grade depending on the abilities and needs of your classroom**
ALL Paperless Morning Journals:
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