Heather Nichols

Carmel Clay Schools

5201 East 131st Street

Carmel, IN 46033

(317) 844-9961 ext. 1074


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Classroom Schedule

8:05/12:05:    Arrival

8:10/12:10:    Handwriting Without Tears

(Activities may include finger-plays, chalkboards, play dough, games, music, magna-doodle, or a pre-writing workbook)

8:20/12:20:    Small Group (Rotation #1)

(Curriculum based activities based on print knowledge, phonemic awareness, and dialogic reading)

8:40/12:40:    Small Group (Rotation #2)

(Students are broken into 2 groups to participate in the above activities)

9:00/1:00:     Talking, Drawing, Writing

(An approach to teaching young children pre-writing skill that involves getting children talking about their lives i.e. storytelling, and progressing them through drawing about their story and if appropriate writing about it)

9:15/1:15:     Independent Centers

9:30/1:30:     Gross Motor

9:45/1:45:     Snack

10:05/2:05:    Large Group Activities

(Curriculum based activities including but not limited to math, shared reading, theme related activities, skill extensions, and basic concepts)

10:30/2:30:    Dismissal