Primary

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“The teacher’s task is no to talk, but to prepare and arrange a series of motives for cultural activity in a special environment made for the child” 

– Maria Montessori

Primary Daily Schedule

 

8:15-8:45 – Drop-off

8:15-11:15 – Morning work cycle (snack offered)

11:15-12:00 – Lunch

11:30-11:45 – Half-day dismissal

12:00-12:20 – Outdoor playground time

12:20-2:20 – Afternoon work cycle and/or nap

2:20-2:45 – Full-day dismissal

Practical Life

  • Caring for the classroom
  • Taking care of myself
  • Caring for my friends
  • Large motor coordination
  • Taking care of the garden
  • Preparing food

Language

  • Writing
  • Phonetics
  • Reading
  • Phonograms
  • Parts of speech

Sensorial

  • Sounds and Music
  • Shapes
  • Colors
  • Sizes
  • Textures
  • Patterns

Mathematics

  • Numbers (1-9)
  • Concept of 0
  • Decimal System
  • Units (10, 100, 1000)
  • Additions
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Math Facts

Geography

  • Land & Water
  • Oceans
  • Continents
  • Countries
  • Culture