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An Afternoon Meeting

Don't forget to say goodbye...

We end the day the way we begin it — with a whole group meeting. We gather in the meeting area to:

  • review the contents of homework folders,
  • talk about the day's events,
  • record one special "happening" on our Class News calendar, which provides an opportunity to model and practice using developmental spelling in a meaningful context,
  • sing a closing song.

The Afternoon Meeting also strengthens our sense of community, encourages the habit of reflection, and helps children center themselves for the last important transition of the school day.

Afternoon Meeting