Mrs. Cheek’s Classroom
8:05-8:25 Attendance, Morning Routines, Developmental Centers
Student will work on developmentally appropriate activities.
8:30-9:00 Intervention Time/Calendar
Teachers will work with students on his/her identified weaknesses/strengths
Our calendar time routine helps in the development of students’ number sense, flexibility, and fluency, which will support students’ performances on any mathematical task.
9:00-10:00 Math Workshop
The teacher will provide math lessons to the whole group. Students will then practice these particular skills with a partner and again individually. New skills are introduced during this period.
Students will solve math word problems in their math journals. These word problems are given spirally, so previously taught skills can be reinforced.
Students work individually or with a partner to complete math tasks. These tasks are generally review tasks. They are highly engaging, so the students LOVE THEM! The teacher will be providing individual instruction or small group instruction.
10:00-10:30 Team 2 Recess
10:30-11:35 Reading Workshop
The teacher will provide reading lessons that guide the students as they make meaning of the books they listen to and books they read on their own.
This is an interactive reading activity where students join in or share the reading of a poem, book, or other text.
The teacher will provide writing lessons that will guide the students as they make meaning in their illustrations and writing composition.
Guided Reading & Literacy Stations
This is a chance for the teacher to pull small reading groups and to provide reading instruction at each student’s individual ability. The students not meeting with the teacher will be practicing literacy skills individually or with a partner.
12:20-12:55 . Quiet Time & Assessments, Snack
12:55-1:10 Content Area Studies
Students will learn science and social studies content during this time. NOTE: Often times the texts selected during reader’s workshop will support the content being discussed during our content area studies.
Students will attend special classes on a rotating basis (Library, Computer Lab, P.E., Art, and Music). This is a great time to call the teacher if needed.
2:00-2:30 Read Aloud & Prepare for Dismissal
"In teaching others we teach ourselves" - Proverb