Rather than having one student be the calendar person for the day, Donna has one student per activity. These are the different activities:
How many days have we been at school?
Great way to practice writing and counting tally marks!
After each of the special helpers complete their jobs, they give a mini-presentation to the whole class.
Each student on the carpet has a folder to record this information as well.
One of the benefits of doing calendar this way is that everyone is engaged! It's not just about the calendar person!
Here are the contents of the folder: