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Author Archives: Poplar

29
Mar

Down Under!

Posted by Poplar

Poplar Room spent the last two weeks discovering Australia.  Australia is the only continent that is also a country.  The land and water forms of island and lake were introduced and the children enjoyed determining where small animals lived, on water … Continue reading

13
Mar

Birds

Posted by Poplar

Our most recent study was about birds and their characteristics. We started the study by listing all the things we already knew about birds.  There were many thoughtful responses, including that birds can talk with each other.  The children learned … Continue reading

23
Jan

Reptiles

Posted by Poplar

This week we studied Reptiles.  The children learned that reptiles are animals that are cold-blooded. Most reptiles lay eggs and their skin is covered with hard, dry scales.  We passed around the Montessori rough and smooth boards so the children … Continue reading

16
Jan

Asia

Posted by Poplar

Our most recent continent exploration was the beautiful continent of Asia.  The introduction to Asia included locating Asia on the continent globe, information about the continent, terrain, climate, people, and customs.  As part of this study, we took a closer … Continue reading

05
Dec

A glance at next week..

Posted by Poplar

A few weeks ago we studied North America and the people, culture and foods of various countries.  Next week we will continue our culture study with Antarctica!  We will be learning about the weather, land and animals of this cold … Continue reading

05
Dec

The Human Body

Posted by Poplar

We hope everyone had a wonderful break last week!  It’s hard to believe it’s December already and winter break will be here before we know it! Your children have been hard at work studying the human body.  We’ve talked about … Continue reading

24
Nov

Black Elk

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While talking about North America and the Native Americans, the story of Black Elk was told.  This story is told every year.  It is a story of peace and is a part of our peace curriculum in Poplar Room. The … Continue reading

24
Nov

North America

Posted by Poplar

Our continent study got underway with the study of  North America.  We found North America on the Continent Globe first and then on our World Map.  We sang the continent song – sung to the tune of “Frere Jacques.”  The … Continue reading

10
Nov

Bats & More!

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Poplar has been busy the last few weeks learning about different kinds of animals.  We started this unit by taking a closer look at bats.  We were excited to see how much the children already knew about bats.  They told … Continue reading

19
Oct

A Walk in the Woods

Posted by Poplar

Every Friday, Poplar Room will be taking a walk in the woods. We are blessed to have beautiful land on our property.  The land use committee has been working hard to make the trails safe for all West Side students and families. … Continue reading

30
Sep

Moon Phases

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          The kindergartners had a lesson on moon phases in the afternoon to conclude our study on the Solar System.  Using Oreo cookies, we made the moon phases with the frosting as shown above.  It was … Continue reading

22
Sep

Adventure into SPACE!!!

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Maria Montessori believed that you start with the big picture and then break it down into smaller parts.  We began our Geography studies with an overview of our Solar System. The above presentation was given to the class as a … Continue reading

07
Sep

Living or Nonliving?

Posted by Poplar

We kicked off our science unit this past week focusing on Living and Nonliving things.  Children enjoyed sorting objects and pictures into living or nonliving.  The most popular work on the science shelf was labeling the environment with living and … Continue reading

07
Sep

A Look Back at Orientation

Posted by Poplar

Orientation Days were attended by all of the new children entering Poplar Room for the 2014-15 school year.  Some of the children are coming from West Side’s Little House Program, while some children are coming to West Side for the … Continue reading