Lead Montessori Teacher ::
Dawn Quinn :: dquinn@mdpsc.org

Montessori Assistant ::
Patty Kammeyer :: pkammeyer@mdpsc.org

 

Welcome to our class. We are glad to have your child learn and grow with us each day. We have so many wonderful things to share and are happy to guide your little one on their daily journey. Every day and month we explore new topics and cultures from around the world. Take a look below to see what we are investigating now.

Language Area

Reading:

  • Kevin Henkes is the author of the month
  • Books about Peace
  • Books about Manners, Cooperation, Listening, Sharing, and Taking Turns
  • Books about Fall, Apples, Leaves

Writing Projects:

  • Journal writing:

-picture stories

-self narratives

-apples

-mammals

Handwriting:

  • Practice writing names or just letters on dry erase strips
  • Practicing letters m, s, t, a, f, p   dry erase strips

Math:

  • Geometry
  • Square, triangle, circle

 

  • Number Sense
  • 1-100, number words
  • 1-10, counting by ones forward & backward
  • Calendar
  • Addition/subtraction

Apple (object) counting

 

Science:

  • Plants and Seeds
  • Apples
  • Plants and Animals Sort
  • Introduction to Gardening- Working with Soil
  • Living vs. Non-Living
  • Land / Water / Air
  • Land/Soil /Rock
  • Body
  • 5 Senses

Geography:

  • Earth (the sandpaper globe) (color continent globe)
  • Identifying basic Earth materials /land and water
  • Continents/Oceans
  • North America
  • Flags

 

Art:

  • Self Portraits – Family Trees
  • Apple/Leaf Art
  • Whale Art
  • North American Pin Pushing Project
  • Cutting, Pasting, Painting, Coloring

Music:

Classical Music Program

Peace Songs

Thematic Songs

 

Other Topics:

  • Peace Education
  • Character Education
  • International Peace Day
  • Fall