Bringing the school day to a peaceful end enhances learning and reaffirms classroom community. Gather with your class for a 5- or 10-minute activity before dismissal and you'll all leave school feeling encouraged and competent.
This book contains 50 easy-to-do activities for the end of the day: songs and chants, individual reflection questions, energetic cheers, silent cheers, quick partner and group chats, team or class challenges, quiet think time, and more. Use the activities as written or make them your own by adapting them to fit your students' mood or developmental needs.
Handy size and spiral binding for easy classroom reference. K-6
|Publisher:||Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.70(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.30(d)|
Table of Contents
What Is a Closing Circle? 1
Choose Activities Purposefully 6
Seven Ways to Find 5-10 Minutes 13
Activity Finder 23
Activities for Grades K-6 29
Activities for Grades K-2 79
Activities for Grades 3-6 101
About the Authors 133
Related Resources 135