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1 Cathy Wharmby Molly Cunningham Laura Cullman
The Morning Meeting Cathy Wharmby Molly Cunningham Laura Cullman

2 Greeting Communities Standard 5
Greeting Communities Standard 5.2: Students show evidence of becoming life-long learners by using the language for personal enjoyment and enrichment. Each student receives a greeting Addresses listening and speaking common core standards Could be used to teach cultural norms/customs Allows for personal and positive interaction between students

3 Greeting- Examples Beyond the handshake- butterfly greeting, elbow greeting, pinky greeting, formal greeting Sentence structure greetings- use a language concept that is being studied (e.g. compliment greeting). 1 minute greeting/ 1 minute silent greeting Category greeting Puppet greeting

4 Morning Message Communication standard 1
Morning Message Communication standard 1.2: Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics Transferable skill for language arts and other content areas Topics=punctuation, capital letters, accents, synonyms/antonyms, prefixes/suffixes, and root words, etc. Read the message together and add an activity for the students to complete as a class (find the errors, find the prefixes, etc.). It can remind students about important events/assignments and set a positive tone for the day.

5 Sample Morning Message
Buenas días estudiantes, Hoy vamos a hablar sobre los partes de un reunión del mañana y vamos a hacer un actividad y una saludo. Espero que esté listo para aprender mucho información y disfrutar la día. Sinceramente, El profesora ¿ Qué es la error del carta? Acentos Concordancia de género Ortografía

6 Discussion of the Message
After each student reads the letter at the beginning of the day, each person will sign his or her name under an answer. Read the letter as a group, discuss the correct answer and errors, and make corrections to the letter as a class. ~ This letter does not have correct gender agreement…

7 Share Communication Standard 1
Share Communication Standard 1.3: Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics Whole group share Teacher directed Student to student I have.....Me, too. Partner share Mingle Double Lines (Traveling Lines) Concentric Circles Written response Where is the Porcupine?

8 Share Suggestions Use anchor charts to support students' use of language. Encourage students to use whole sentences rather than one word answers. Encourage students to look at each other, not just the teacher. Use various verb tenses, not just present.

9 Activity Connections Standard 3
Activity Connections Standard 3.1: Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language Fosters a sense of community. Develops conversational language skills. Can integrate skills from any content area. Often increases engagement for the remainder of the class/day. Fun for the students!

10 Activity-Examples Juego de los animales-speaking, listening
Mystery number-math, speaking Songs-reading, speaking, listening Snowball fight-writing, reading What is the object?-speaking, listening 20 questions-speaking, listening, language arts Pass the pluma-speaking Book resources- Doing Science in Morning Meeting by Lars Webb and Margaret Berry Wilson and Doing Math in Morning Meeting by Andy Dousis and Margaret Berry Wilson

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