Getting Ready for Kindergarten Teaching Guide
The Getting Ready for Kindergarten Teaching Guide
offers a collection of daily plans that lead teachers through the process of preparing children for the transition to kindergarten, with a particular focus on school readiness. This comprehensive resource:
Offers strategies for supporting children’s social–emotional development as they become comfortable with the transition from pre-K to kindergarten
Helps teachers answer children’s questions about what lies ahead
Introduces the new ideas and experiences that come with the end of the pre-K year
Guides teachers through helping children reflect on all that they’ve learned and celebrating their achievements
Provides support for strengthening family partnerships at the end of the year
Getting Ready for Kindergarten helps teachers discuss and answer questions such as "How is kindergarten like preschool?," "How is it different?," and "How do we feel about going to kindergarten?"
The Getting Ready for Kindergarten Teaching Guide includes the following three children’s books and their associated Book Discussion Cards™:
Get Set! Swim!
The Upside Down Boy/El Nino De Cabeza
I Took the Moon for a Walk