Lower Elementary North

Lower Elementary North - January 18, 2019

Tennis Baseball

The third year Lower Elementary North students learned the rules of the game of tennis baseball: running the bases and fielding the ball. They loved playing the game during gym class!


Parts of a Fish

The first and second year students were excited to learn and examine the different parts of a fish. Third year students were eager to dissect a fish and discover its anatomy in more depth by identifying the internal organs.


Museum Trip

Lower Elementary North students enjoyed their trip to the Newark Museum & Planetarium where they learned about our dynamic Earth, moon and stars.

Lower Elementary North - January 11, 2019

Parts of a Seed

The first and second year Lower Elementary North students were excited to explore the different parts of a seed. After soaking the seeds overnight, they were able to dissect the seeds to get a closer look at all the parts.


Relationships Between Lines

The third year Lower Elementary North Students learned about the various relationships between two lines. They created examples of the different sets of lines including parallel, divergent, intersecting, perpendicular and convergent.


Dissecting a Mushroom

Lower Elementary North third year students were eager to discover the various parts that make up a mushroom. To collect the mushroom spores, the students left them cap-down on construction paper and then later examined them closely.


Lower Elementary North - December 21, 2018

STEM Fair

Students of Lower Elementary North were excited to demonstrate and discuss their hard work for the first annual STEM Fair!


It’s all in the Description

The students from Lower Elementary North worked on their writing skills by adding details to a descriptive paragraph.


Holiday Crafts

As the holiday break approaches, students from Lower Elementary North enjoyed making holiday cards for their families. They also had fun making their very own scented ornaments using applesauce, cinnamon and glue.

Upper School Fall Concert - December 14, 2018

The Upper School students welcomed their friends and families to share all of their hard work at this year’s Falls Concert. The students played prepared arrangements on the piano, guitar, and violin.

Lower Elementary North - December 14, 2018

Nimbus Danceworks’s Nutcracker

All of the third year WFM students were invited to be a part of the Nimbus Dance Works production of the Jersey City Nutcracker! For several weeks they had rehearsals both in and out of school. The other members of Lower Elementary and the Upper Elementary class went on a field trip to see a matinee performance of the ballet.


Hope House Donations

Lower Elementary North students continue to recognize Waterfront Montessori’s 15 Year anniversary by giving back to their community. They took the time to fold and sort donated winter clothes and essentials for Jersey City’s Hope House.


Hanukkah

Students of Lower Elementary North welcome a parent who kindly came in to discuss the celebration of Hanukkah and to go along with our studies of Asia, delved into its’ the origin.


STEM Fair

This week, the students of Lower Elementary North have been working hard to finish up their projects for the STEM Fair this Saturday. We hope to see you all there!

Lower Elementary North - December 7, 2018

Compound Word Windows

The first year students of Lower Elementary North enjoyed learning about compound words and then created their own compound word windows.


Fall Poetry

The second year students in Lower Elementary North read a fall poem together and then identified the nouns and verbs together using the Montessori grammar symbols.


Checkerboard by Design

A group of third year Lower Elementary North students expanded their multiplication skills through Checkerboard by Design.


Reading Buddies

Lower Elementary North students were excited to welcome another group of Kindergarteners for Reading Buddies.

Lower Elementary North - November 30, 2018

Discovering India

The Lower Elementary North students were excited to continue their studies of Asia by welcoming a parent who shared a beautiful presentation about India that included a traditional dance and a gallery walk.


Place Value

The Lower Elementary North third year students presented a lesson about place value to the first and second year students. They discussed the linking connections between one to one million, unveiling the Montessori hierarchy material.


Math Manipulatives

The students of Lower Elementary North enjoyed using the Math manipulatives to work out addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems. The Stamp Game and Checkerboard are favorites of many students.


Farewell to Autumn

With winter quickly approaching, the Lower Elementary North students were excited to have the opportunity to express their feelings and thoughts about Autumn through writing poetry and then sharing their poems with the class.

Lower Elementary North - November 16, 2018

Meadowlands Environment Center

The Lower Elementary North students explored the Meadowlands marshes on their field trip. They learned about water types and they even used nets to look closer at some of the living things in the habitat.


Open Friday

Lower Elementary North welcomed their parents for Open Friday! The students demonstrated different activities and works they have been working on in class.


Fractions

The first year Lower Elementary North students were excited to receive an introductory lesson about fractions.

Lower Elementary North - November 9, 2018

The Changing Leaves

Lower Elementary North students were excited to talk about all of the changes they see during autumn, including the leaves changing colors. They also participated in a class experiment of extracting all the colors found in a variety of leaves!


Sharing Completed Works

Lower Elementary North students enjoyed working on their presentation skills by sharing their completed work with their peers.


Asia

The Lower Elementary North students were excited to begin their study of Asia! They discussed the various countries, biomes, cultures and landmarks of the continent.


Diwali

Lower Elementary North celebrated Diwali by welcoming a parent who shared a presentation about the Hindu festival of lights. The students decorated their own diyas, special lamps used to celebrate the holiday, and created a class rangoli!

Member Login
Welcome, (First Name)!

Forgot? Show
Log In
Enter Member Area
My Profile Log Out