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Weekly At-Home Learning Newsletter
October 12 - October 16, 2020
KSPS is here to support your at-home and distance learning needs with our weekly set of educational resources.
FEATURED RESOURCES
Enjoy this week's Learn Along Bingo Packet that includes a range of thematic learning opportunities for children to use in conjunction with children's educational programming from the PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel. This week's theme: Being Kind (Social-Emotional Learning)
Grades PreK & K
Grades 1 & 2
PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel Daily Printable Schedule: PBS KIDS 24/7 provides educational programming over-the-air 24 hours a day. Use this printable schedule to find which programs are appropriate for your child and the learning focus of each program.
PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel Learn At Home Weekly Programs: Each week on the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel, find two "Learn at Home" programs that correspond with the weekly themes of the Learn Along Bingo Packets.
Theme: Literacy
Lessons & Activities
Exploring Our Senses | Everyday Learning (PreK)
This video introduces children to the five senses by following two young girls through their day at an apple orchard. Find extended learning activities under "Support Materials."
Carrots | Valley's Gold (Gr K-2)
With this video, children will learn about how carrots are grown and harvested. Use the support materials to engage children in a variety reading and writing activities, using informational text.

Recording Information to Write a Report - Kids Who Volunteer in Their Communities (Gr 3-5)
In this activity, students will watch two videos about young people who volunteer in different charities in their communities. They will then use information from each video to write a report on the kids' volunteer activities.
The Powers of Government (Gr 6-8)
In this interactive lesson supporting literacy skills, students will learn about the three branches of the United States government--the legislative, executive, and judicial branches--and how they work together.
Voting during a Pandemic | PBS NewsHour (Gr 9-12)
With this video from the PBS NewsHour and with corresponding informational text and discussion questions, students will explore how voting works during a pandemic.