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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

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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
Time for Kids
Free digital access to Time Magazine for Kids
  • History/Social Science
  • English Language Arts
  • Science
Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade

Website
Recipe Challenge #1
Math problem appropriate for 4-6 grade involving fractions.
  • Math
Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade

Website
Storyline Online
Famous actors read to kids: Storyline Online is an Emmy-nominated children’s literacy program featuring imaginatively produced videos featuring
  • English Language Arts
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade

English Learners, Students with Disabilities
Website
Learning Your Multiplication Facts While Washing Your Hands
This video and folder introduce the challenge of singing "Skip-Counting Songs" while washing your hands for 20-30 seconds.
  • Math
  • Health and Wellness
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

Multiplication-Songs-Facebook-Links.pdfWebsite
Mystery Object Game
This activity helps to develop language skills by practicing descriptions. Grab a mystery object and give clues to other players!
  • 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
describing-objects.pdfWebsite
7th & 8th Grade Science
Life Science curriculum videos
  • Science
Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

Website
Using Fractions to Divide Brownies
Evenly divide eight brownies by three people.. Use pictures and models to show your thinking. Write your final solution with a mixed number
  • Math
Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade

Website
Categorize and Classify - Math
Locating math in your home and categorizing and classifying the items.
  • Math
TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade

Website
Social Distancing - Math
Addition of fractions with unlike denominators.
  • Math
Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade

Website
Stop and Think Activity Positive and Negative Consequences
Activity has students read a choice card and identify both positive and negative consequences for the choice.
  • Health and Wellness
Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

Students with Disabilities
Stop-and-Think-Activity-Positive-and-Negative-Consequences.pdf
Stop and Think Remote
Help children learn when to stop/think before making a choice and identify positive/negative consequences.
  • Health and Wellness
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

Students with Disabilities
GRIN-Stop-and-Think-Remote.pdf
Starfish and Tornadoes Game
This game/activity helps parents and children identify how much energy they have inside and choose the best calming method.
  • Health and Wellness
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade

English Learners, Students with Disabilities
Starfish-and-Tornadoes-Game-Pre-K-3.pdf
Coping with Worry or Fear Activity
This activity helps students to identify and talk about things that worry them or things that cause them to be afraid.
  • 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
Coping-with-Worry-or-Fear-Activity.pdf
Mrs. Zelt Checking In With an 8th Grade Math Problem
Mrs. Zelt checks in with her math students and has a math puzzle for them to solve. Suitable for 8th grade students.
  • Math
Eighth Grade

Website
Kindness Challenge
Mrs. Maringer challenges students to do 25 kind acts from home this week.
  • 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
SuperBusyTeacher Youtube Channel
I created a story time channel to connect with my kindergarten students- but any students can enjoy and participate in the story and some fun!
  • Math
  • History/Social Science
  • English Language Arts
  • Science
  • Music
  • Art
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade

English Learners, Students with Disabilities
Website
Video
Checking-in and updating all of my students and parents (8th Social Studies/LMAAC).
  • History/Social Science
Eighth Grade

Website
Miss Luibel's Workout!
Need to get moving at home? Want to challenge your siblings and family members to a workout?! Come workout with Miss Luibel in this video!
  • Physical Education
  • 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
Workout-Descriptions-2020.3.22.pdfWebsite
Making Moon Sand
This is an easy/safe craft/sensory activity that can be done at home with just 2 ingredients you probably already have, flour and oil.
  • Art
  • Health and Wellness
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

Website
Reading Comprehension ?'s
6 Reading Comprehension Question Types.
  • 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
Washing Hands - Math
Use real life situations to multiply to convert seconds to minutes and multiply fractional parts to whole parts.
  • Math
Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade

Website
How to Learn Math for Students (formerly Stanford EDU115S)
Become powerful a math learner; correct misconceptions about what math is; learn about your brain & your potential; gain effective strategies.
  • Math
  • Science
Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

Website
Math Pickle
Find a treasure trove of unique beautifully designed math lessons & ideas. Puzzles, games, and mini-competitions organized by grade level.
  • Math
TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

Website
Visible Thinking: Teach at the Speed of Light
A meta-collection of math openers & more. The "Tools & Technology" & "Daily Routines" describe and have links to many great resources.
  • Math
  • Technology
Preschool, TK/EAK, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade

Website
7th Grade CPM Additional Practice Resources
A list of resources with chapter and quiz alignment for the 7th Grade CPM Textbook to be used with the website www.commoncoresheets.com
  • Math
Seventh Grade

7th-Grade-CPM-Additional-Practice-Resources-PDF.pdfWebsite
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