Describe your mood this morning in three words?
Morning meetings are a great way to start the day and come together as a class. During morning meetings, you might discuss the day's activities, practice mindfulness, or even play games. Morning meetings are a chance to connect with one another and begin the day feeling excited!
Making the Most of Morning Meetings
Agenda: A list of topics to be discussed during a meeting Discussion: A conversation between two or more people to exchange ideas and opinions Conclusion: The final decision or summary of the meeting after all topics have been discussed
Most morning meetings are scheduled at the beginning of the day to set the tone for the rest of the day. During morning meetings, teachers often read books to the class to model how to interact with each other. Morning meetings can also be used to plan field trips, special activities, and review classroom rules and expectations.
Did you know?
What are some of the benefits of having a morning meeting?
What are some of the topics that you would like to discuss during morning meetings?
What did you learn from today's morning meeting?
What are some things that you would like to do differently in future morning meetings?
Brain break: Draw a flying pig who is eating ice cream while playing the guitar
Question: How can you make a morning meeting more exciting? Clues: • Think of interesting activities to do during the meeting. • Come up with ways to get everyone involved. • Designate roles for each person in the meeting. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Draw a picture of what your morning meeting would look like. B. Create a list of ideas for activities that can be done during the morning meeting.
What is a morning meeting?
- Having breakfast together
- Watching the sunrise
- A meeting held at night
- A gathering of people in the morning
Why do we have morning meetings?
- To start the day on a positive note
- To discuss dinner plans
- To watch cartoons
- To take a nap together
Work together in pairs: What is one positive thing you learned about yourself during the morning meeting today?