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
The fourth grade puts on our big indigenous feast and festival every fall. During this part of the school year, students learn all about the indigenous tribes of California. For our feast and festival, students rotate through indigenous games, and at the end, we have a big feast. One station
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Tahoe Lake Elementary
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History/ Social Science
Sixth-grade social studies centers around looking at first civilizations and how the environment influences human migration, ancient ways of life, and the development of societies. Catan is a multiplayer “German-style” board game designed for three or four It’s recommended for players aged 10 and up, and one game typically takes
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Alder Creek Middle School
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History/ Social Science
Mathematics & Science
Weekly newspapers covering Social Studies, Science and current events to enhance our ELD program. The topics all correlate with what is being taught in kindergarten.
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Truckee Elementary
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History/ Social Science
Literacy
Mathematics & Science
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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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
Literacy
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