This grant will allow preschool through sixth grade teachers to purchase materials to further the district writing initiative. These materials will include both mentor texts and professional video series to serve as models for both students and teachers.
This project involves establishing resources to enhance student comprehension and thinking skills. In order to be successful in the 21st century, students need to be able to process and understand a variety of information, much of which is presented in written form. Providing students with thought provoking texts to explain and reinforce specific comprehension skills […]
Contemporary Social Skills
The social skills program is one that helps students learn skills necessary for making and keeping friends, managing feelings, and social problem solving. This grant will add a Wii, an interactive gaming system, to the program. The growth and learning part is that when playing with other people we are forced to use appropriate language, […]
Out on the Town
This community based learning project will provide the LLD students with improved self-esteem and self-confidence. The students will have mini-lessons throughout the unit pertaining to the experience scheduled for the month. The Lessons will be based on money, time management, communication, social, problem solving, and analytical skills that are used daily in a fourth through […]
Students needs differ not only by reading level, but also by level of spelling development. This grant provides materials to assist teacher’s planning instruction at each developmental stage. Word Study includes hands-on manipulation of words and analysis of spelling patterns. This will then help the students analyze and think about words. The knowledge and skills […]