Truckee Elementary 4th grade is requesting nonfiction book sets to support social studies reading after the Gold Rush. Our library has book sets about California history, however the historical novels end with California Ranchos. Books are needed that tell the story after 1900. The titles align with the State Standards
Grant Applicant
Marguerite Paras
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School Site
Truckee Elementary
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History/ Social Science
Literacy
Purchase the PeaceJam Junior Curriculum for our school. It is accessed online with videos, lesson plans, and downloadable information. Truckee Elementary School received an award for our Blended ELD model. When I attended training last summer in Sacramento, I learned of ways to enhance our Blended ELD program and our
Grant Applicant
Marguerite Paras
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School Site
Truckee Elementary
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History/ Social Science
Life Skills & Health
Literacy
As a team, our school as chosen a variety of books that would best support our curriculum in each grade level and books that would allow students to have a variety of levels to choose from when selecting for themselves. Students will be able to move between classrooms with ease
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Erica Stukey Allstadt
Grant Co-applicants
Michelle Reed
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School Site
Donner Trail Elementary
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History/ Social Science
Literacy
Mathematics & Science
There are many captivating picture books that build on student’s learning of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and California Social Studies Standards. Students learn NGSS material through experiments, reading articles, writing, and discussion. However, they rarely get time to read further about what they are learning in science in a
Grant Applicant
Caroline Piper
Grant Co-applicants
Jill Haky-Smith
Jamie Maitia
Marguerite Paras
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School Site
Truckee Elementary
Grant Category
History/ Social Science
Literacy
Mathematics & Science
Each year the 4th grade at Kings Beach Elementary participates in Living History Day. This event is the culmination of our year long social studies curriculum based on California history, pioneers, and the Gold Rush. The students participate in 7 hands on stations in which they create items like the
Grant Applicant
Jamie Schwartz
Grant Co-applicants
Amy Meierotto
Michelle Green
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School Site
Kings Beach Elementary
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History/ Social Science
This program's objective is to give our students a chance to experience 8 different activities that closely simulate activities common in the life of a pioneer of the mid-1800s. The students make candles and rope, cook bread on a stick, do tin smithing, make corn husk dolls, create a charcoal
Grant Applicant
Marguerite Paras
Grant Co-applicants
Jamie Maitia
Jill Haky-Smith
Caroline Piper
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School Site
Truckee Elementary
Grant Category
History/ Social Science
During the holidays in Downtown Truckee, our students lead historical tours during the Festive Fridays sponsored by the Downtown Merchants Association. Students spend the fall researching the historical buildings and stories of Truckee in the early days. Each child chooses a building in downtown and writes their own informational script
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Diane Welch
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School Site
Sierra Expeditionary Learning School
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History/ Social Science
Misc.
Weekly newspapers covering Social Studies, Science and current events to enhance our literacy and knowledge of given topics. The topics all correlate to what is being taught in kindergarten.
Grant Applicant
Georgie Garcia
Grant Co-applicants
Kim Krengel
Betsy DePew
Jane Miller
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School Site
Truckee Elementary
Grant Category
History/ Social Science
Literacy
Mathematics & Science
This larger than life way to teach young people the power of maps and the limitless depth of geography using a half court-sized map of a continent or a classroom-sized state map on which they can explore, travel around, compete, collaborate and have lots of fun. The National Geographic Giant
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Ashley Staron
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School Site
Donner Trail Elementary
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History/ Social Science
Mathematics & Science
Weekly newspapers covering Social Studies, Science and current events to enhance our literacy and knowledge of given topics. The topics are all what is being taught in the Kindergarten Classrooms.
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TK/Kindergarten at TES- DePew, Krengel, Reid, Garcia, Duner
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School Site
Truckee Elementary
Grant Category
History/ Social Science
Literacy
Mathematics & Science
Subscribe to History/ Social Science