Ms. Rocafuerte's Class : November


Mrs. Rocafuerte’s Curriculum Schedule for the weeks of Nov. 11th – 26th, 2019


Practical Life: 

Tweezing/kernels from corn (strengthens the fingers and hands)

Sorting/utensils (develops hand-eye coordination)

Transferring water with a turkey baster (develops fine motor)

The children will help make cranberry sauce, butter and corn bread for our classroom Thanksgiving celebration.



Exploring the senses while preparing cranberry sauce, butter and corn bread

Color mixing with a turkey baster



Sandpaper Letter/ Object box [t]

“I-Spy” Game (develops pre-reading and vocabulary skills)

Thanksgiving word book



Teen Board (develops awareness of the sequence of higher numbers 11-19)

Montessori Blue and Red Number Rods (1-10)



Living and Nonliving


Cultural Arts:

Continent of North America on the Montessori Globe

Montessori Puzzle Map of North America 

Talk about Native Americans, family traditions and the American holiday of Thanksgiving



Thanksgiving art project



Music on Tuesdays with Miss. Jill

Art on Wed. Nov.20th with Mrs. Patel

Yoga on Fridays with Ms. Sallie

Thanksgiving Celebration


No School on Monday, Nov. 11th ~ Veteran’s Day

No School on Friday, Nov. 22nd ~ Parent/Teacher Conferences