Posts Tagged: social studies

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Pen Pals With A Purpose
February 3, 2016
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  By Steve Barrett, Director of Outreach   Wildwood’s 5th and 8th grade social studies students have become (digital) pen pals— connecting with each other about what it’s like to be in middle school, as well also sharing their deeper knowledge of a more serious topic they study in common: slavery.   The teachers hatched […]
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Discovering California History
April 18, 2012
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Colleen McGee’s morning message to her 4th grade class set the stage for the day’s social studies lesson: “Good morning, Rancheros!”  Today, Colleen, along with associate teacher Carolyn Peralta, will lead their 4th graders through a persuasive writing exercise set in early 19th Century California- Mexican California, that is.  Their students will be writing letters […]