Lower Elementary South

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  We have added a new unit to the Math shelf. The children are expanding numbers. They are expanding numbers from the tens all the way up to millions and beyond. We continue to work on greater then or less then, as well as reading number sentences. We are encouraging them to practice their facts...
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In the lower elementary we began the study of grammar with the study of the function of words.  This means that students will learn the role of each word and how they are put together in speech.  Dr. Montessori believed that children of this age are interested in grammar, and as they learn the parts...
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Miss Liz presented The Second Great Lesson-How Life Began on Earth a few weeks ago.  This story has prompted our new History Unit on the Timeline of Life.  Students will be studying fossils and locating what Era and Period in which each fossil was found.  They will also be learning about the different geological time...
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For the past few weeks students have been exploring the different parts of plants. This week they have dug into learning about two of the beneficial parts of plants, roots and stems. In particular, the students have had the opportunity to uncover the important functions of the roots and stems along with learning about multiple...
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    We are off to a productive school year. The students continue to review previous lessons and prepare to move forward with new ones. We are reviewing our classroom procedures and responsibilities and remembering what it means to be a community. We are learning about Ocean Animals in Zoology.  We explored with an experiment...
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We are hoping everyone had an eventful, but relaxing Labor Day Weekend.  The extra day was well deserved after our two full weeks.  The students (and teachers) worked hard. This week we will introduce the students to the Geometry Nomenclature.  Each of the nomenclature packets contain three parts:  1) a picture with no words, 2)...
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Welcome back to MSBG! We hope you all had a relaxing, fun-filled summer!  The students were eager to share their adventures with us. A lot has been going on in lower south elementary.  Last week we spent time practicing and reviewing classroom responsibilities and procedures as well as acclimating ourselves to the new room and...
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    Next week begins our special days.  You should have received our bright pink letter that talked about each day and what to bring.  Monday is Island day.  This is the day that the third year are presenting their Imaginary Islands.  Your student can dress in island or summer attire and bring a towel...
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Happy Friday, Our classroom has been enjoying an exploration of poetry on our word study shelf along with digging deeper into the geography study of Africa. Our botany study has grown from seeds to flowers. We have come to that time of year when its time to review. We have mixed math practice available for...
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