A Guide for the Montessori Classroom: Summer
full-circle the year’s curriculum that begins with the Fall guide.
It completes the study of living things on earth with insects,
spiders, mammals, animal senses and defenses; ecology and the food
web; the oceans, ocean and seashore life; and care of the earth. It completes the study of the continents with
Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica.
If your school does not have a summer session these significant
themes in the summer guide are necessary to complete the year's
studies and may be integrated into a nine-month
program. Many schools use the curriculum over a two or three
Click on a
thumbnail page below to view the sample pages.
Instructions are included for making and presenting Celebration of
Life- a meaningful way to honor a child's life accomplishments and
A Supplement: Instructions for
the Montessori Work, the companion book for the guides, is now
available for homeschool parents using the curriculum. See the
Table of Contents page of the supplement
or click "Supplement to the Guides"
on the left side of this web page.
A daily art activity is presented Montessori style, to be chosen
independently from the shelf. Emphasis is on the joy of process
rather than product. Instructions explain the materials needed, how
to set up the work, and the process or demonstration.
Teachers and home school parents love the theme related book lists.
To see this month’s list click on
"This Month's Book List"
Inspirational quotes by Maria Montessori are throughout the guide.
An important feature is the weekly journal page for daily notes and
classroom observations, quiet reflection, and planning.
The manual is 8 1/2" x 11" with 157 pages. It is
professionally printed and spiral bound to fold back and lay flat while in
Created by a
Montessori classroom director and the children in her classrooms
over a period of 15 years
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