Read Naturally is a research-based program that enables students to become fluent readers. It has three components; teacher modeling, repeated reading, and progress monitoring. This project will provide teachers and parents a tool to implement a comprehensive reading program to help 1st ?5th graders identified as needing additional support with reading fluency, comprehension and written language.
Grant request is to provide spiral bound copies of the Donnie Dirt play to other school sites in the TTUSD. Having professionally bound scripts will provide a longer shelf life. The Donnie Dirt play meets the standards for Visual and Performing Arts for students kindergarten through sixth grade.
The fourth grade teachers of Sierra Mountain Middle School will be enriching the social studies curriculum by providing a culminating experience of their study of the Mission/Rancho era of California History. This experience is "La Fiesta del Rancho". During "Fiesta Day" 240 students will be dressed in the clothing and experience the lifestyle of a "Californio" for the day, and enjoy the daily life activities of Rancho times. This grant will fund supplies for this very special day.
The Donner Trail River restoration project is an on going effort to restore the riparian habitat to its natural state. The soil behind Donner Trail School was contaminated by a diesel spill then ?cleaned.? As a result of this, the soil became sterile and unable to support any native vegetation. Students, kindergarten through fifth grade, will continue the effort to restore native habitat and study the health of the Yuba River?s riparian environment. The curriculum is standards-based.
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