January 17, 2020

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Hello adults of Montessori, and welcome to today’s blog! This week has been very exciting for so many reasons. Monday was pretty chill, with only lessons and specials. Not really any big lessons. But on Tuesday, we had a history lesson where everyone got to be a person involved in the triangle trade. The people...
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We began our week studying new science units. The East classroom explored and identified animals and their tracks. The West classroom discovered the difference between magnetic and non-magnetic while learning what a magnet is. In Practical Life, the students enjoyed pulling string cheese for a new food preparation work and then having the opportunity to...
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The students continue to work on the many new units that we presented last week upon our return.  We have added Dictionary Work to the language shelf which is a good followup to the Alphabetizing Unit.  Younger students are introduced to this resource book, while older students begin to look for words on their spelling...
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  We began our week studying new science units. The East classroom explored and identified animals and their tracks. The West classroom discovered the difference between magnetic and non-magnetic while learning what a magnet is. In Practical Life, the students enjoyed pulling string cheese for a new food preparation work and then having the opportunity...
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  This week saw our first foray into the care of creatures at Nature’s Nursery, starting with the feeder creatures: meal worms, crickets, cockroaches, and red worms. While we were a little squeamish at first, we powered through and gave them the care that they need. We look forward to spending every other Wednesday afternoon...
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The students continue to work on the many new units that we presented last week upon our return.  We have added Dictionary Work to the language shelf which is a good followup to the Alphabetizing Unit.  Younger students are introduced to this resource book, while older students begin to look for words on their spelling...
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Our highlights from this week include: -Using our new materials to study adverbs and idioms -Studying the different groups of Native Americans and Explorers in relation to how it affected the first 13 colonies -A simulation of states of matter: solid, liquid, gas, and plasma
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I get so excited to show everyone what our toddlers CAN do! The new year has been packed with practical life work such as care of the environment and straining work. Pictured, a child is stringing cheerios to make a bird feeder. Aeris uses a slotted spoon to strain small ducks in water. Children also...
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