Synopses & Reviews
Based on a model developed by the Northeast Foundation for Children, this book is a comprehensive guidebook for structuring the first six weeks of school in grades K to 6 to lay the groundwork for a productive year of learning. Games, activities, greetings, and songs are included.
Learn how to structure the first six weeks of school to lay the groundwork for a productive year of learning. Discover how taking the time to build a solid foundation in the early weeks of school can pay off all year long in increased student motivation, cooperation, responsibility, and self-control.
This comprehensive guidebook for K-6 teachers features:
* Daily plans for the first three weeks and commentary about these plans at three grade levels: primary (K-2), middle (3-4), and upper (5-6).
* Detailed guidelines for:
Creating rules and teaching routines
Introducing engaging curriculum
Integrating social and academic learning
Establishing high expectations for learning and behavior
* An extensive collection of games, activities, greetings, songs, read-alouds, and resources especially useful during the early weeks of school.