GALA’s Sample Daily Schedule

Time FrameInstructional ActivityLanguage of Instruction
8:00-8:30Drop-off window
Breakfast Served (8:00-8:25)
Structured Classroom Time
English
8:30-9:00Morning MeetingTarget Language
(Mandarin/Spanish)
9:00-10:15Target Language Literacy Book

  • Literacy Centers

  • Guided Reading

  • Writing

  • Word Study

  • SS/Science Integration

Target Language
(Mandarin/Spanish)
10:15-11:30Target Language Math Block

  • Math Reinforcement/Centers

Target Language
(Mandarin/Spanish)
11:30-12:30Lunch/RecessTarget Language
(Mandarin/Spanish)
12:10-1:30English Literacy

  • Literacy Block

  • Guided Reading

  • Literacy Centers

  • Writing/Word Study

  • SS/Science Integration

English
1:30-2:00Target Language

  • Social Studies/Science Integration

Target Language
(Mandarin/Spanish)
1:40-2:00Snack Break/RecessTarget Language
(Mandarin/Spanish)
2:00-2:45Specials Class

  • Art

  • Physical Education

English
2:45-3:00Target Language

  • Social Studies/Science Integration

Target Language
(Mandarin/Spanish)
3:30-3:50DismissalTarget Language
(Mandarin/Spanish)

Total Instructional Time:

  • 70% Target Language Time: 4.5 hours
  • 30% English Language Time: 2 hours

Before Care available from 7:00-8:00 each day.  (Fee based – $3 per day for FY18)

After Care available from 3:50-6:00 each day.  (Fee based – $6 per day for FY18)

After School Enrichment Programs: Enrichment clubs are provided by outside vendors at GALA and are available throughout the year after school. Fees and times vary depending on the program. Clubs offered change each year, in the past the following clubs have been provided: STEM, Kung Fu, Yoga, Dance, Music, Puppet Show, and Art.

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