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  • 1-Values

    September 28, 2016

    1st Grade — PS Values in Action Service Learning/Partnerships Community Support Agriculture with Full Belly Farm The Black Neighborhood Ecoliteracy Local and organic food communities Gender Spectrum/Social Justice/Global Awareness Migrant farm workers’ history and rights Rachel Carson and the birth of the modern environmental movement Study Trips Full Belly Farm Avis Campus Community Events Community..

  • 2-Values

    September 28, 2016

    2nd Grade — PS Values in Action Service Learning/Partnerships Trout in the classroom East Bay Humane Society Ecoliteracy Raising trout Gender Spectrum/Social Justice/Global Awareness Study Trips and In-Class Workshops The Oakland Zoo East Bay Humane Society Trout Release at Lake Refugio Community Events Publishing celebrations Fifth grade buddies Special Person Celebration Cross-grade school families 2nd..

  • 3-Values

    September 28, 2016

    3rd Grade — PS Values in Action Service Learning/Partnerships Center for Early Intervention on Deafness Ecoliteracy Environmental impact on Arctic and Coast Miwok Communities Gender Spectrum/Social Justice/Global Awareness Discussion around gender identity, expression, and biology Celebrating differences and taking action 21st Century Skills Project Example Toxic Popcorn (science): innovation, collaboration, creation Study Trips Marin Museum..

  • 4-Values

    September 28, 2016

    4th Grade — PS Values in Action Service Learning/Partnerships Environmental stewardship Ecoliteracy Fashion Trashion Show Lead elementary school-wide recycling program Maintenance of school gardens Gender Spectrum/Social Justice/Global Awareness Social justice movements throughout history Identity study Illuminating underrepresented voices in California history Japanese internment Study Trips Coloma overnight Sacramento State Capital and California Museum Community Events..

  • 5-Values

    September 28, 2016

    5th Grade — PS Values in Action Values: Surviving the Transition to Middle School Social Emotional Learning: RULER Advisory Eco-Literacy: The Green Council Gender Spectrum/Social Justice/Global Awareness: GSA 21st Century Skills Project Example: Design an Ecosystem: Collaboration, Communication Community Events: Second Grade Buddies Cross-Grade Families

  • 6-Values

    September 28, 2016

    6th Grade — PS Values in Action Values: Sustainability and Cultural Awareness Social Emotional Learning: RULER Advisory Service Learning/Partnerships: Live Power Farm Local Farmer Interviews Eco-Literacy: The Green Council Live Power Farm Gender Spectrum/Social Justice/Global Awareness: GSA 21st Century Skills Project Example: Compelling Current Issues: Responsibility, Innovation, Creation Study Trips: Live Power Farm Local Farms..

  • 7-Values

    September 28, 2016

    7th Grade — PS Values in Action Values: Cultural Competence The Impact of Changemakers Sustainability of Local Ecosystems Social Emotional Learning: RULER Advisory Service Learning/Partnerships: Beach Clean Up Yosemite Eco-Literacy: The Green Council Water Sustainability and Drought Impact of Fire on Forestry and Wildlife Sustainability Gender Spectrum/Social Justice/Global Awareness: Change Makers Humanities Curriculum Women in..

  • 8-Values

    September 28, 2016

    8th Grade — PS Values in Action Values: Being a Changemaker Service to the Larger Community Social Emotional Learning: RULER Advisory Service Learning/Partnerships: LA Volunteering BOSS Shelter Richmond College Prep Partnership Eco-Literacy: The Green Council Gender Spectrum/Social Justice/Global Awareness: The Movements that Changed America GSA 21st Century Skills Project Example: WW2 First Person Narrative-Based Research..

  • k-Values

    September 28, 2016

    Kindergarten — PS Values in Action Service Learning/Partnerships Local habitat care Gender Spectrum/Social Justice/Global Awareness Peaceful changemakers 21st Century Skills Project Example Habitat culminating project: disciplinary knowledge, innovation, collaboration Study Trips Nunes Creek Blake Garden Tilden Park Richmond Art Museum Community Events 8th grade buddies Habitat showcase Cross-grade school families Grade performance

  • k-Language

    September 12, 2016

    Kindergarten — Language Arts Reading and writing are taught explicitly during dedicated times each week. We use Lucy Calkins Writing and Collaborative Classroom Being a Reader throughout each grade level K-2. Reading Being a Reader Reading with print strategies and sight word power Phonological and phonemic awareness Print concepts Approaches to Learning Small groups Games..