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Learning Resources for Students and Families

Welcome to the Learning Resources page from La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools. This page provides links to helpful resources to support learning from home. 

Select a grade level above to access resources

Home Independent Work Practice Packets


May 26-June 5

Kempton Spanish Packets

May 11-May 22

Kempton Spanish Packets

April 27-May 8

April 13-24

Technology Support

Social Emotional Learning Resources

Open Education Resources 

This section has links to online courses, educational videos, games and apps.

MORE Online Content, Lessons and Printable Activities

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Resource Content AreasGrades/Student Groups File Link
Feelings Jenga
La Mesa Dale's Social Worker and her daughter model how to play Feelings Jenga for social-emotional learning.
  • Health and Wellness
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade

English Learners, Students with Disabilities
Website
Free Music Resources (Spanish)
A growing list of online music resources for all 4-8 students - including music composition, performance, coding and cultural links
  • History/Social Science
  • Music
  • Technology
  • Coding
  • Health and Wellness
Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

English Learners, Students with Disabilities
Website
Free Music Resources (English)
A growing list of online music resources for all 4-8 students - including music composition, performance, coding and cultural links
  • History/Social Science
  • Music
  • Technology
  • Coding
  • Health and Wellness
Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

Website
Virtual Field Trips
With Spring Break approaching I looked for Virtual Trips (without advertising or a need to download anything). These are just some of them.
  • History/Social Science
  • Science
  • Art
  • Health and Wellness
Third Grade

Virtual-Field-Trips-Spring-Break-2020.pdf
Preschool Reading 3
I read the book I Love Bugs by Philemon Sturges.
  • English Language Arts
Preschool

Website
Preschool Reading 2
I read Whoever You Are by Mem Fox.
  • English Language Arts
Preschool

Website
Preschool Reading
I read Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr./Eric Carle.
  • English Language Arts
Preschool

Website
Duck and Goose read aloud
A short preschool story about Duck and his friends.
  • English Language Arts
Preschool

Website
Positive Discipline at home
This article has many tools for keeping at home learning positive for parents and students 🙂
  • Health and Wellness
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

Website
California State Parks Online Resource for Teachers and Students
Students learning from home can access California State Parks and cultural heritage from the comfort of their own home.
  • History/Social Science
  • English Language Arts
  • Science
Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade

Website
Worry Warriors Video Series
Counselor Keri takes kids through a series a 5 minute videos to learn about worry and some Worry Warrior Battle Skills!
  • Health and Wellness
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade

Website
Zooniverse
Classify photos online and participate in real scientific research! Research topics range worldwide and include wildlife, medicine, and Mars!
  • Science
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

English Learners, Students with Disabilities
Website
Learning Without Tears
A handwriting and keyboarding interactive tool for grades K-5 and a Pre-K interactive teaching tool.
  • Technology
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade

English Learners, Students with Disabilities
Website
Learn from Home - Bonus Art Activity!
I give students tips on how they can stay active at home and share a directed drawing activity for them to do at home!
  • Art
  • Physical Education
First Grade

Website
FREE Access To Edtech
Click "Show More" in the description to reveal links to two master collections of Educational Technology that has been made FREE.
  • Technology
Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

Website
Homeschooling tips and tricks!
From the classroom to the kitchen- homeschooling tips and tricks from a teacher.
  • Health and Wellness
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

English Learners, Students with Disabilities
Website
Stand Up Paddleboarding - Math
Multiplication of numbers with decimals.
  • Math
Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade

Website
Speech Calendar
A calendar of activities for students receiving speech services.
  • English Language Arts
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade

Students with Disabilities
Website
NASA Stem Activities
Hello everyone! This is a link to a page on the NASA website that has STEM activities that students could do at home!
  • Math
  • Science
  • Technology
Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

Website
"In My Heart" with Miss Aubrey
Miss Aubrey reads a short book of feelings.
  • Health and Wellness
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade

Website
3 Months of FREE Rosetta Stone for Students
Free 3 month subscription to Rosetta Stone
Choose from 24 of the most commonly spoken languages around the world
Communication & pronunciation
  • English Language Arts
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

English Learners
Website
Duolingo - Learn a new language!
Duolingo is a FREE language learning app & website
Learn 35+ languages including Spanish, French, Hebrew, Indonesian, Swahili & Klingon
  • English Language Arts
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

English Learners, Students with Disabilities
Website
Wacky Math Hour
Live interactive math class every Tuesday at 9am with California's 2009 Teacher of the Year, The Rappin Mathematician.
  • Math
Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade

Website
Adding Fractions - 3rd Grade
Practice adding fractions while cooking with Ms. Reisenfeld's family.
  • Math
Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade

Website
SCBWI Connects
Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators collected addresses of authors/ illustrators with educational activities on their web sites
  • History/Social Science
  • English Language Arts
  • Science
  • Music
  • Art
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

Website
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