Now most of you may not realize that I have a type A personality. I'm very much a planner, the more planning the better (however you all know that when it comes to teaching all the planning in the world doesn't matter, kids are so surprising and wonderful) Nonetheless I am a planner. I started making a year long plan for kindergarten (which I am teaching for the first time).
There is a super fun website where you can make your own signs.This is very much a rough draft, but I wanted to share it for feedback. All you wonderful, fantastic, wise kindergarten teachers, please take a look at it and let me know what you think. I really would appreciate it. (I really liked the format that Jackie Gray used over at Here We Go Loopty Loo, she also did I year long plan that gave me great inspiration for mine!)
Kindergarten Year Long Plan Version 2.0
I also begin to plan out the first 30 days of kindergarten. I began with writer's workshop because that where my comfort level is. I've been teaching WW in first and second grade for over 5 years so I just took what I knew and adapted it to kindergarten, but again I would really love some feedback. Eventually I will share my Reader's workshop and phonics plans too.
Luckily I am still several weeks away from starting. My first day with my sweet kindergarten class will be Tuesday, September 6th. Lots of time to plan, dream and worry about whether or I not I will make a great kindergarten teacher!