Morning meeting is a a wonderful way
to build classroom community. It helps set the tone for the day and
creates a daily routine that provides security and comfort for the students.
Morning meeting is the place where children and the teacher can share news about
what's going on at home and at school.
Christina Bainbridge has wonderful
activity cards that she has complied for
Morning Meeting Routine
will sit in a boy-girl pattern on the rug and say good morning to our
Announcements: After the greeting we will assemble on the carpet and I will go over the day's agenda and make
any special announcements.
Sharing: Our "Celebrity of the
Week" will be sharing on Monday-Wednesday.
Each morning I will write a morning message on chart paper. This is when
I will teach/review writing
Morning Meeting Procedures
Sit in a
boy-girl alternating pattern.
Sit "criss cross
applesauce" with hands in your lap.
Make eye contact
when someone greets you and when you greet someone.
Be respectful of
the person who is sharing by listening and understanding with empathy.