So here's what I found out!
What is a Morning Message?
Simply put, a morning message is just that, a morning message. It is a message written by the teacher for the class to read. It usually highlights some aspect of learning for the day, or it can be a way to reinforce what learning took place the previous day. It is a wonderful way of welcoming students as it utilizes many of their literacy skills. At the lowest level the morning messages can be a series of pictures with familiar words, or a casual letter for the older students. Below are a few examples for you. Click the picture below to go straight to pinterest.
What are the Benefits of Morning Messages?
There are numerous benefits to be derived from its use, however, the most significant ones are:
- It reinforces literacy and other learning skills
- It encourages a sense of collective responsibility for learning
- It helps ALL students to focus on learning
Morning Message Sites for further reading
For a more indepth muse please check out the sites below.
Mrs Nelson's Classroom
Mrs Jones Classroom
Hubbard's CupboardPre-K Pages