School Calendar 2022-23 Resources

School Forms

Back to School Night – FAQs 2020-21
CA School Immunization Record
CELEBRATION OF LIFE – Birthday celebration process
Child Pick-up Authorization form
Drop-Off and Pick-Up Procedures
Effects of Lead Exposure
Hand Foot Mouth Disease
Lice Information Sheet
Parent Consent for Admin of Meds (including sunscreen)
Parents’ Guide to Immunizations
Parent Handbook-M5C 2020-21
Photo Opt Out Form
Physician’s Report
Power Outage Protocols
Schedule of the Day – 2020-21
Fees and Tuition Payment Schedule 2021-22
School Calendar 10-11-21
School Calendar 2022-23 – Updated 5/26/22
Volunteer Descriptions 2020
Additional Resources (in alphabetical order)
Barefoot Books – a great resource for beautiful books for children.
Books on B 


COVID-19 Related Resources:

Alameda County Public Health Department Isolation & Quarantine

Isolation and Quarantine Flow Chart

Isolation and Quarantine in Early Care and Education Programs
Continuing Health and Safety Policies 2021-22
Continuing Health and Safety Policies 2020-21
Healthy Family Agmt 7-21-21

COVID-19 Testing Resources:

Digital M5C Cookbook 2020
MS5C Fall 2021 Family Cookbook-R (2)
M5C Apparel – pictures of apparel
Montessori Family Life
Montessori Topics – Short videos from AMS on topics such as: Montessori Kindergarten, etc.
Montessori at Home
Montessori Vocabulary – Defined
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Spanish Class Registration Form
Spring Concert 2022
Tuff Tumblers (10-week sessions:  Wed: Gymnastics; Thurs: Soccer): See flyers posted at school.

30 Montessori Activities To Keep Toddlers Busy At Home


 Recommended Books for Children (listed by topic) 

AMS prepared book, Teacher. Innovator. Montessorian: Teacher. Innovator. Montessorian. AMS book See if you can find M5C’s photo (hint: page 65!)

Children Sleeping in Their Own Bed:
I Sleep in my Own Bed by Glenn Wrights
Big Enough for a Bed by Apple Jordan
Mommy, I want to Sleep in Your Bed! by Harriet Ziefert

Preparing for School:
The Night before Preschool by Natasha Wing
Rosie Goes to Preschool by Karen Katz
I Love You all Day Long by Francesca Rusackas
My First Day at Nursery School by Becky Edwards

Recommended Books & Articles for Parents/Guardians 

Indigenous Parenting: Wisdom from Ancient Cultures
Children the Challenge by Rudolph Dreikurs, M.D.
How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen by Faber & King
The Educated Mind by Kieran Egan
The Whole Brain Child by Drs. Siegel and Bryson
Montessori Toddler-Guide to Raising a Curious & Responsible Human Being by Simone Davies
Non-Violent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg
Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen, Ed.D.
Spontaneous Activity in EducationMaria Montessori
Indigenous Parenting: Wisdom from Ancient Cultures

Kindergarten at M5C:
25 Reasons to Keep Your Child in Montessori through the Kindergarten Year
Evergreen TK – Program outline July 2020
Kindergarten Core Standards Correlation
Book Recommendation:  Teach your Preschooler to Read & Write by John Bowman
Book Recommendation:  Teach your 3 – 7 Year Old Math by John Bowman

Online Learning Curriculum Guides:
Curriculum & Activity Guide May 26-29 (2)
Summer Activities 5-22

Curriculum & Activity Guide May 18-22
Animals 61 PGS_5-15

Curriculum & Activity Guide May 11-15
Documents for Curriculum week of May 11

Curriculum & Activity Guide May 4-8
Australian PDFs ALL

Additional Worksheets
Sharks of Australia
parts of a shark blackline
Marsupials of Australia (1)
coral reef web

April 27-1 Curriculum & Activity Guide
Recycling Matters
Marine food web
parts of a fish blackline
parts of a fish
Pond food web

April 20-24 Activity & Curriculum Guide
BirdWatchingRecord (1)
SCF-71 Animal Adaptation – Birds and Feet

Curriculum & Activity Guide – week of April 13
Daily Routine for Children
Homeschool ideas – Google Docs
Scavenger Hunt 3-24-20
Housekeeping Activities 3-25-20
Art activities 3-26-20
Art with Insects 3-30-20
SF insect activities 3_30-4_3
Sensory motor insect ideas – Google Docs
Botany Curriculum Outline for April 6-10 Final

On-Demand Reading & Singing YouTubes

Week of 5-11-20

Ms. Jennie’s counting teens game:

Ms. Jennie’s Mother’s Day / Anytime/one card:

Ms. Zohra makes a Koala craft:

WEEK OF 5-4-20
Ms. Zohra makes a Fish memory game:
Ms. Zohra’s storytime video:
Ms. Ada makes a bird nest snack:
Ms. Jennie makes geometric solids:
Ms. Jyotsna’s egg experiment:
Nutrition with Ms. Krystina:
WEEK OF 4-20-20