Labeling the Environment

From Montessori Album
Labeling the Environment
Language - Reading
Labeling the Environment 6.JPG
LevelPrimary
MaterialsPresentation One:
clipboard
pencil
slips of paper
objects from the room

Presentation Two:
labels for objects
tray or box

In this activity the child...

Presentations

Bringing Objects to Mat

  1. Take the clipboard, pencil, and paper slips to a mat.
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  2. The teacher should write the name of an object in the room on a slip of paper.
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  3. Give the label to the child. The child should read the label and find the object.
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  4. The child should bring the object to the mat.
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  5. Place the object with the label next to it.
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  6. Repeat this process for as long as the child shows interest (or until you run out of space on the mat).
    Labeling the Environment 6.JPG
  7. Return the objects to their original places when finished.

Taking Labels to Objects

  1. Take the tray of labels to a small mat or a table.
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Control of Error

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