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Fourth Grade Activities

A folktale by 4th Grade

A Native American Folktale The fourth grade class created this film of a Native American Folktale, “Why Bat Flies Alone.” A folktale is a short story that teaches a lesson or explains why something is the way it is. Students voiced and illustrated this folktale themselves, after several weeks practicing the skills of rate, fluency and expression. Special thanks to …

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Talking about Careers

Students in K-12 learned about different jobs, and discussed what they might want to be when they grow up.  Older students used the internet to learn about the responsibilities and training of their chosen job.  Check out these videos and links for career exploration for elementary children.   Career Day by the Bazillions NED’s Career Day for Children – Tech/Gaming …

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Talking about Touching

Talking about touching

  Talking about Touching  is a curriculum we taught in conjunction with our local Wil la Mootk counseling center, to PreK through 2nd graders, to instruct them what to do if someone touches them inappropriately.  Students learned the Touching Rule, which is:  A bigger person should not touch your private body parts except to keep you clean and healthy.  Students learned the …

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Peer Leaders

Peer Leaders

Peer Leaders This group of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders meets Tuesdays after school. They have been helping run games during recess, and helping resolve conflicts among younger students. They have elected officers, and are learning parliamentary procedure.

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Red Ribbon Week

    Red Ribbon Week is a time when schools and organizations nationwide say “no” to drugs and alcohol. RJES celebrated by decorating the school in huge red ribbons. We put up a large red banner with “RJES is Hands Off Drugs and Alcohol”, and all students glued a cut out handprint to it, with their pledge about drugs and …

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