Samantha Marquardt

Phone: 925-779-7410


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Samantha Marquardt

  • Suggested Daily (M-F) Schedule:
    7:00am-8:00am: Wake-up, breakfast, brush-teeth, wash hands, change clothes, etc.

    8:00am-8:30am: Calendar, review the month, season, day of the week, the date, the year. Practice writing the date in the student's journal. This is a warm up, draw a picture or practice writing numbers, ABCs, name, etc. It doesn't have to be perfect and the student should do it independently.

    Months of the Year

    Days of the Week

    April song

    8:30am-9:00am: Phonics and Number movement. Jack Hartmann count by tens or ones. Phonics (see it, say it, sign it). Review all letter sounds.

    Phonics Song

    Count by 10s

    9:00am-9:15am: Break. Go outside, stretch. Wash hands when coming back in and before next activity.

    9:15am-9:30am: Snack and story. Read together and eat a health snack

    9:30am-10:15am: Work Time, break it into small amounts

    10-15mins: Writing (name, ABCs, etc)
    10-15mins: Math (addition, subtraction, number recognition, shapes, etc)
    10-15mins: Task Bin activity (choose 1 baggie or rubber band activity)

    10:15am-10:45am: GoNoodle, or Yoga. Get moving inside or outside. Practice calm breathing at the end.


    Koo Koo Kangaroo

    10:45am-11:00am: Clean-up materials, toys, or anything else. Wash hands after cleaning.

    11:00am-11:40am: Prep lunch together. Name the ingredients, count, and have your child play a role. Eat together, talk. Clean up lunch materials.

    11:40am-12:00pm: Read a story or two. Pause and make predictions. Have students practice following along with their finger. Or listen to a story with Storyline Online or find a book on YouTube.

    Storyline Online

    Pete the Cat

    12:00pm-12:45pm: Play a game together where you have to take turns, do a puzzle, make a craft together.

    12:45pm-1:00pm: Clean-up materials together. Have you child put their things away. Let them practice doing this on their own. Keep building their independence skills.

    1:00pm-1:20pm: Outside or movement break. Wash hands once done.

    1:20pm- 1:40pm: iReady. Spend 10 minutes on Reading and 10 minutes on Math each day.

    1:40pm-2:30pm: Prep for those in 1st-2nd, but kindergarteners should join because they will have prep next school year.

    Mondays: P.E.
    Tuesdays: P.E.
    Wednesdays: None
    Thursdays: Music
    Fridays: Computers

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