Mr. John ‘s March 2016 Monthly Overview

Themes of the Week  (in addition to Montessori Work time)

 2/29: Ancient Rome

  • Roman culture and traditions
  • Buildings and contributions

3/07: Pollution and Recycling

  • What is pollution? Air, water, noise, littering
  • What is recycling? Ways to recycle
  • Ways to save energy
  • Arbor Day/Earth Day

3/14: Oceans

  • Ocean life, whales
  • Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
  • Salt water, fresh water

3/21: Landmarks of the USA/The state of OH-IO

  • OHIO, surrounding state, state flag, flower, bird, state seal, historical landmarks
  • Landmarks such as Statue of Liberty, Mt. Rushmore, Golden Gate Bridge, and Grand Canyon

3/28-4/1: SPRING BREAK (school resumes Monday, 4/4)


Letters of the Week: Try to find objects that begin with each letter wherever you go with your child.

2/29: Vv

3/07: Ww

3/14: Xx



Rhyming Words of the Week: Try to find each word in books as you read to your child.

2/29: BEN, den, hen, men, pen, ten, yen

3/07: BEG, keg, meg, peg, leg

3/14: BEL, gel, mel, nel, sell, well

3/21: BAC, hack, jack, lack, mack, knack, pack,


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.
  • Play “I Spy” with items beginning with the letter of the week, or find things around your home that begin with the letter of the week.
  • What can you recycle at home? How can you conserve excess energy?
  • Take a trip to the Cleveland Aquarium together and explore ocean life!


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