February 2015 Monthly Overview | Tallmadge Campus

Our Academic Enrichment time is daily from 12:00-1:00pm.  This time is specifically designed for our Kindergarten students to join together as a group to work and progress through the advanced materials and lessons in the Montessori primary curriculum. Throughout the school day in their classroom they are still working individually with their classroom teacher on these and other materials at their level.

2/2: Introduction to multiplication continued

  • Working with 9 tray / 45 layout
  • Using single units, 10 bars, 100 square and 1000 cubes
  • Working with stamp game
  • Working with dot board 

2/9: Introduction to fractions

  • Exploring fractions
  • Fractional insets (whole up to 1/12)

2/16: Geometric Shapes

  • Introduction to geometric shapes and constructive boxes
  • Geometric cabinet
  • Monday, February 16th President’s Day- NO SCHOOL

2/23: Geometric Shapes continued

  • Introduction to geometric shapes and constructive boxes
  • Geometric cabinet


Synonyms of the week

2/2: APPROPRIATE, suitable, fitting, apropos, correct, proper

2/9: BAD, incorrect, awful, unsatisfactory faulty, defective

2/16: GOOD, pleasant, fine, honorable, wonderful, valuable 

2/23: DRY, dehydrated, arid, parched


Letter / Sight Words

2/2: Qq / am

2/9: Rr / you

2/16: Ss / down

2/23: Tt / a

Things to do at home this month to reinforce our themes:

  • Look for our words of the week when reading a story, cut out pictures beginning with the letters of the week.
  • Practice using the different synonyms of the week in a sentence together.
  • You can view this link to give you more information on how the math materials are used in the Montessori classroom http://www.montessorialbum.com/montessori/index.php?title=Math.
  • You may also google the name of the work to find more videos and information on the purpose of that material.

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