Upper Elementary West

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  This week in Upper West, many of the 4th and 5th grade students worked on fractions, while some, along with the 6th grade students worked on decimals. Unique to Montessori are the fractions circles and insets, which offer concrete ways to find equivalences, add/subtract/multiply/divide, reduce, and many other fraction concepts before they are done...
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This week was Montessori Education week. On Monday morning the teachers line danced in the Oberheu room. Also, our agendas changed. You get to write down what you want to do on the lines instead of choosing from a list. For Moving Up Day, the 3rd grade came to our class and sat with some...
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     On Monday all of the 3rd-6th years went to the Performing Arts Center at the Bowling Green Middle School. There we met Tony Diterlizzi. He talked about his book, “Kenny and the Dragon”. On Tuesday the students were notified that next week would be Montessori Education Week. We were all excited, especially since...
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With the short week, our main focus was preparing for our student-led conferences on Thursday and Friday, finishing our literary essays, as well as having our classroom party.  Next week, the 4th and 5th year students will begin a writing workshop centered on poetry. Looking forward to seeing you all at conferences.
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