Junior Kindergarten
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Junior Kindergarten MathEssential QuestionsContentSkillsAssessmentResources
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August/SeptemberHow do we teach the value of quantity? How can we associate numeral and quantity?How do we write numerals correctly?What are the different ways we can sort shapes? Introduce the quantities of 1-10 and its corresponding nomenclature. Introduce the geometric solids and plane shapes.Students will begin to asscociate number and quantity with number rods and cards. Students will work with cards and counters, the short bead stair, and other materials to reinforce 1 to 1 correspondence.Progression through materials, teacher observationEveryday Math, Montessori Math, various extensions
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October/NovemberWhat is the decimal system? How do we name the categories of the decimal system? How do we provide concrete experiences with each?Demonstrate place value and the concept that a decimal category cannot exceed nine.Students will use the golden bead materials to construct concrete experiences with the decimal system. They will become familiar with the categories of ones, tens, hundreds, and thousands. Progression through materials, teacher observationEveryday Math, Montessori Math, various extensions
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December/JanuaryHow do we present the concepts of operations? How do we measure and classify objects in our environment? Introduce concrete materials that allow students to explore operations. Introduce standard and non-standard forms of measurement.Utilizing the golden bead materials, bank game, and stamp game, students will work on the concepts of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.Progression through materials, teacher observationEveryday Math, Montessori Math, various extensions
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February/MarchWhat is linear counting? How do we teach skip counting using concrete materials?Introduce individual numbers and their quantitative value.Students will develop number concepts and recognition working with the teens boards, the tens boards, and the hundreds board. The bead chains will introduce skip counting.Progression through materials, teacher observationEveryday Math, Montessori Math, various extensions
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April/MayHow can we experiment and understand parts of a whole? How can we transfer some of our concrete methods to abstract thought?Introduce parts of a whole and equivalent figures. When appropriate, introduce working operations on paper with pencil.Students will work with the strip boards, snake game, and begin to work with exercises on paper. Students will learn about parts of a whole by working with fraction skittles and insets.Progression through materials, teacher observationEveryday Math, Montessori Math, various extensions
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