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2021/2022 School Year Outline Montessori 3-6 + Tot School

2021/2022 School Year Outline Montessori 3-6 + Tot School

I have reflected on the last school year, fleshed our language sequence for early reading & writing, planned for the next six weeks in detail, outlined what materials we will need for the year, and now I am zooming back out again and looking at 

Bullet Journaling for the Montessori Homeschool

Bullet Journaling for the Montessori Homeschool

This last year I created our tracking tool for our Montessori Homeschool and really was able to utilize it well. It is perfect for most of our tracking.  It has a tab for each of the five main subjects, all the lessons (AMI heavy; Info 

Six Week Detailed Lesson Outline Montessori Homeschool Preschool (Montessori 3-6)

Six Week Detailed Lesson Outline Montessori Homeschool Preschool (Montessori 3-6)

I shifted a bit with my planning after then end of the 2020/2021 school year. There are two (unrelated) changes: embracing year round homeschooling (which I was basically already doing!) and prepping further in advance. Up until this point, for both “Tot School” and the 

Our Language Sequence for Early Writing & Reading

Our Language Sequence for Early Writing & Reading

Raising readers is a huge priority in our home. So far we LOVE reading together but we are not independently reading. We are still in the pre-reading stage in our home (our oldest is four). My biggest struggle in our Montessori language journey (so far) 

Planning for Year Two of the 3-6 Montessori Classroom at Home – Materials List

Planning for Year Two of the 3-6 Montessori Classroom at Home – Materials List

I am planning for our next school year in our Montessori Homeschool Preschool and I am making a game plan for which materials I will buy and which materials I will DIY. I thought others may benefit from my list so I’ve included it here 

Phonetic Readers for Beginning Readers

Phonetic Readers for Beginning Readers

In our homeschool, we are using the Dwyer approach (and supplementing with Waseca!) to teaching both reading and writing. In preparation for this, I am making some of our readers (for fun plus I want the girls to see me create through writing and drawing 

3-6 Materials For Year One In the Montessori Preschool

3-6 Materials For Year One In the Montessori Preschool

We just wrapped up our first year of the 3-6 Montessori Materials in our home. I am getting organized with our materials and planning for what’s to come in the next 6-12 months in our homeschool preschool. In our home, we need to spread out 

Montessori Home School Record Keeping

Montessori Home School Record Keeping

Before we officially started the 3-6 Montessori materials in our homeschool preschool I knew that I would need a spreadsheet to work from to track progress and lessons given. I was blessed to have a Montessori 3-6 Teacher share one with me but it quickly 

2020-2021 Year in Review

2020-2021 Year in Review

I can’t believe it is already time to put together our Year in Review! We have had so much fun this year. We wrapped up our first full year in the 3-6 Montessori materials officially this past March and I am putting the finishing touches 

Personal Timeline – History and Fun all in one!

Personal Timeline – History and Fun all in one!

This past Monday we did our daughter’s annual Walk Around the Sun. When we did, we also chose to do her personal timeline as well. We used four blank pieces of paper, painter’s tape, pictures from 0-4 and then some extra pictures from the last