Academics

    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​BVSD's Elementary Curriculum Essentials Document may be viewed at: 

    http://bvsd.org/curriculum/curriculumreview/Pages/Elementary-Curriculum-Essential-Documents.aspx. ​​​​​


     

     

    Arthttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/art.aspxhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/art.aspx{a2702a16-1675-4d75-9db5-88ebff4ee0f7}Art<div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">​​The highlights of Art at LES include learning about Artists and their art, studying cultural art from around the world and learning about how to use the various art materials and techniques, while implementing the Visual Art Standards. </span></div>
    English Language Development (ELD)http://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/eld.aspxhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/eld.aspx{a2702a16-1675-4d75-9db5-88ebff4ee0f7}English Language Development (ELD)
    Fifth Gradehttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/fifth.aspxhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/fifth.aspx{a2702a16-1675-4d75-9db5-88ebff4ee0f7}Fifth Grade<span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​In fifth grade, students are enjoying their last year of elementary school! ​​</span>
    First Gradehttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/first.aspxhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/first.aspx{a2702a16-1675-4d75-9db5-88ebff4ee0f7}First Grade<span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​​​​Our first grade teachers say that they love "watching the incredible academic and social-emotional growth of the students throughout the year!" </span>
    Fourth Gradehttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/fourth.aspxhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/fourth.aspx{a2702a16-1675-4d75-9db5-88ebff4ee0f7}Fourth Grade<span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​In fourth grade students learn how to self-advocate and self-challenge. They focus on a growth mindset where making mistakes is okay!</span><br>
    Kindergartenhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/kindergarten.aspxhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/kindergarten.aspx{a2702a16-1675-4d75-9db5-88ebff4ee0f7}Kindergarten<span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​​​​​There are many bright new beginnings in Kindergarten at LES! At the start of the year, students learn school routines and expectations. </span><br>
    Literacyhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/literacy.aspxhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/literacy.aspx{a2702a16-1675-4d75-9db5-88ebff4ee0f7}Literacy
    Musichttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/music.aspxhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/music.aspx{a2702a16-1675-4d75-9db5-88ebff4ee0f7}Music<span class="ms-rteFontSize-4"><a href="https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0Byy8chui6UP4NlBvVlZNOVFDOEk">Larks Choir 2017</a>​​</span><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3"><br></span></div><div><span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">In elementary music, students focus on singing, playing instruments, improvising, composing, reading and notating music, as well as analyzing, evaluating and integrating music with other academic disciplines. </span></div>
    Physical Educationhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/physical.aspxhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/physical.aspx{a2702a16-1675-4d75-9db5-88ebff4ee0f7}Physical Education<span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​In physical education at LES, our first aim is to help students improve their motor skill development. </span><br>
    Second Gradehttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/second.aspxhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/second.aspx{a2702a16-1675-4d75-9db5-88ebff4ee0f7}Second Grade<span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​I​​n second grade students become more independent learners! </span><br>
    Special Educationhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/Special-Education.aspxhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/Special-Education.aspx{a2702a16-1675-4d75-9db5-88ebff4ee0f7}Special Education
    Talented and Gifted (TAG)http://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/tag.aspxhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/tag.aspx{a2702a16-1675-4d75-9db5-88ebff4ee0f7}Talented and Gifted (TAG)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​BVSD schools provide programming for Talented and Gifted (TAG) students based on their identified needs and in accordance with district identification policy, which is based on a body of evidence​.
    Third Gradehttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/third.aspxhttp://loe.bvsd.org/classes/Pages/third.aspx{a2702a16-1675-4d75-9db5-88ebff4ee0f7}Third Grade<span class="ms-rteFontSize-3">​​​​​In third grade, students work on using ten "​lifeskills"; Cooperation, Kindness, Effort, Perseverance​, Flexibility, Responsibility, Common Sense, Integrity, Problem Solving and Patience. </span><br>

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