Children’s House Traditions Children’s House Lessons Children’s House Materials Elementary Traditions Elementary Lessons Elementary Materials Middle School Traditions Middle School Lessons Middle School Materials 33   34   40   42   46   51   52   54   61   IV.   Outcomes & Expectations The Three Period Lesson Toddler Outcomes Children’s House Outcomes Lower Elementary Outcomes Upper Elementary Outcomes Middle School Outcomes 64   64   67   69   74   79   85   V.   Co-curricular Disciplines at Mountaintop Spanish Visual Arts Movement and Physical Education Music Dance Drama Garden to Table and Ecology Technology Ecoliteracy at Mountaintop: Garden to Table Program & Related Curriculum Content 91   92   93   94   94   95   95   96   VI.   Assessment Children’s House Language Sequence: writing and reading explosion Lower Elementary Language Sequence: literacy acquisition and consolidation Montessori Learning Outcomes Assessment Methods: Montessori Assessment Practices Student Needs Assessment Program: Policy on Student Progress Student Needs Assessment: Description of Forms Teacher's Guide: Behavioral/Developmental Teacher's Guide: Attendance Appendices-Assessment Forms and Examples of Reports 104   104   105   107   108   112   113   114   117   119   2