This is a period of relative stability, health and more even growth. Emphasis is on intellectual growth and independence, reasoning, moving
to concrete understanding to abstract thinking, imagination, culture,
research and on seeing the self in relation to peers. Children seek to
acquire knowledge and find out about everything. The 6-9 year old is in
a more exploratory period and the 9-12 year old is more ordered.
The central question is “Why is
The overriding desire is “To Know.”
|The sequential Montessori curriculum allows
children in the upper grades to progress at their own pace. Because of the variety and flexibility of the lessons, the
curriculum is “individualized” to adapt to the unique
learning style of each child. Lessons are given in small
group settings, followed by individual work time, and
assessment by the directress. The assessment determines if
the child is ready to move on or if he/she needs further
review or revision of the lesson.
Upper Level session is from 8:30AM - 3:15PM.
|The curriculum is a continuation of the
subjects and materials that were first presented in
pre-school and kindergarten, moving from the concrete toward
- Reading, Writing, Spelling, Punctuation, Grammar
and Sentence Analysis, Word Study, Literature and
- Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division,
Fractions, Decimals, Percents, Integers, Squaring,
Cubing, Powers, Measurement
- Lines, Polygons, Angles, Geometric Solids,
Perimeter, area, Volume
- Botany, Zoology, Human Body, Classification,
Earth Science, Basic Chemistry & Simple Machines
- Social Studies
- Geography - Continents, Countries, and U.S.A.,
Land and Water Forms, Biomes, Cultures, Eras,
Ancient Civilizations, History of Kenosha,
Wisconsin, and U.S.A.