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.
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Truckee Elementary
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History/ Social Science
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Mathematics & Science
This grant is for a set of Discussion 4 Learning VocabulArte Levels A-D. VocabulArte provides support for all students, native speakers of Spanish and Spanish learners, to develop high-level academic vocabulary and language in Spanish through engaging discussions of fine art images and real-world photos from around the world. The
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North Tahoe School
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Art/ Music
History/ Social Science
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Each year, students in my classroom participate in our own version of a Toastmaster's Program. I strongly believe that in order to best be engaged in writing, students need a purpose and an audience. In this program, students work on writing pieces throughout the year and pick three (opinion, informational
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Donner Trail Elementary
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History/ Social Science
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Time For Kids is a magazine subscription that provides students with information on current events and timely discussions. TIME, the trusted name in journalism, offers authentic journalism tailored for students. TIME for Kids supports standards-based daily instruction while inspiring students to join the national discourse on current topics. The articles
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Truckee Elementary
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History/ Social Science
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
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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
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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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Donner Trail Elementary
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History/ Social Science
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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
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Truckee Elementary
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History/ Social Science
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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
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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
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Truckee Elementary
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History/ Social Science