This complete manual gives lessons, pictures and examples of all of the content area for the Lower Elementary math curriculum. The manual contains the following content areas:
- Great Lesson – History of Number
- Introduction to Decimals
This manual explores the beginning math material introduced in the early childhood environment for those teachers of students who may need additional support in beginning math concepts. In addition, this manual includes presentations for the introduction to decimals and beginning sensorial presentations in pre-algebra to assist teachers with students who may have advanced further in their mathematical instruction. This manual is also written with the understanding that some additional lessons are needed to teach graphing and money in the Montessori classroom.
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