Goal Setting for Kindergarten

Soccer Goal Setting Teach Magically

Setting goals can be easy. Check out Goals Galore to make it easy! 

You can find the story on you tube here or other goal setting read alouds.
Click on the picture to find the Scholastic Website to purchase.
 It is a wonderful story that tells about Bear and Bird’s wishes.  After discussing the story, we talked about our wishes and goals for the year!  
The students had to set a goal and color a soccer ball as a reminder!  The goals were displayed in the hallway!

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Most students wrote that they wanted to learn to read.  
Here are a few different samples:
  •  My goal for kindergarten is to count to 30.
  •  My goal for kindergarten is to learn everything.
  •  My goal for kindergarten is to have friends.
  •  My goal for kindergarten is to learn letters.
You can find a sample of the goal sheets on my TPT store for free or click here to get a copy of the page👉 Goal Page !!  Click on the picture to visit my store.  Please leave some love if you download!  There are samples for grades K-5!
We wrote 2 complete sentences each day to go with our goals on chart paper!  We focused on reading names, writing letters to make words, leaving spaces, and using an ending mark!  It is great review and writing 2 sentences a day helps keep the focus of  5 year old students! The colored words helps with Word Awareness, a beginning skill for Phonological Awareness.

Here are a few on one sheet!  All of the students could read their own names and some are starting to read the names of others!  Many of the students are starting to read and spell the word to  ….which is so exciting to watch it happen in the context of writing!
We will continue to finish the rest of the goals during the week!  “Mrs. Marines, when will you write my name?” is the question I hear as often as “Is it play time, yet?”  Yes, some do know my name!!!
Here is the bear video read by Frank Ash, himself!!!!
Be sure to  visit Frank Ash’s website for many activities! http://frankasch.com

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💖Debora from Teach Magically

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