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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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Welcome To This Week’s Blog By Isaac Orth This week it is officially 2020. A lot of things have changed this week in Upper Elementary West. First of all, focus groups are now over (our work is outside in the hallway). We will be going back to focus groups on Friday, January 10. Also, we...
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This week is the last week of school before winter break. We come back from winter break on January 6, 2020. Today we finished our history simulation of settlement in the New World. The people that were in my group are Raylee, Noah E, Noah G, Evie and I. Tomorrow we are finishing up our...
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NEWS!  This week in Upper Elementary we have been finishing up our focus groups. We are doing well in our discovering America Simulator, and we started poems in writer’s workshop. Well, I hope this sounds interesting! Starting it off, we are finishing up focus groups. We have only two more sessions until we present our...
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Today at Montessori: Giving Tuesday kicks off our morning with a video telling to get together and help others by: preparing and delivering care packages, volunteering at soup kitchens, volunteering at animal shelters, and Picking up a local park. Next the 5th grade had a botany lesson about acidic levels roots or root hairs have. ...
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In P E this week we marked off a very big square area in the middle of the room.  Mr. Tim placed the agility ladder inside the square. He then divided the class in half. Half of the class went inside the square and half went outside the square. If you were inside the square...
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The materials in the geometry curriculum are uniquely designed and  demonstrate the spiraling curriculum. Students in the early years experience the materials through the senses.  The older students use these same materials and develop the formulas for these materials. For example, the students work with the largest brown prism in pre-K and then find the...
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  This week we were doing history, camp stories, and also typing.  In our history simulation we are establishing a government for our colony by choosing who is going to be the governor and trader, the mapper and also an auditor. We added all the food units together and we were drawing weather cards. Yesterday...
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😀 News 😀 Hello MSBG parents, teachers, and other assorted people. Welcome back to the blog!  Last week, upper elementary had pretty much no classroom time:) From Monday to Wednesday, we were at Camp Willson in Bellefountaine, OH. Camp was great! The highlight of our trip was probably horseback riding. That was my favorite class,...
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Upper East and West Elementary students traveled to Camp Willson this week for Outdoor Education Camp. They had a busy few days zip lining, horseback riding, cooking outdoors, exploring the Astronomy Dome, performing aquatic studies, participating in the Team Challenge obstacle course, and learning about Pioneer Life.
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