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Clark County School District Curriculum Resources 2020-2021

Nevada Academic Content Standards

In October 2010, the Nevada State Board of Education adopted the Nevada Academic Content Standards (NVACS) for English language arts (ELA) and mathematics. To learn more about the ELA and mathematics NVACS, parents/guardians should refer to: doe.nv.gov//Nevada_Academic_Content_Standards/.

 

Additional NVACS are available for Computer Science, Digital Learning/Distance Education, Fine Arts, Information Literacy, World Language, Health and Physical Education, Pre-Kindergarten, Science, Social Studies, and Career and Technical Education. To learn more about these content areas, parents/guardians should refer to: doe.nv.gov//Nevada_Academic_Content_Standards/.

 

Family and Community Engagement Services

The Family and Community Engagement Services (FACES) Department develops and implements programs that focus on increasing family engagement to promote student academic achievement. The goal of FACES is to increase engagement through identifying, creating, and fostering opportunities for two-way meaningful communication with families, schools, and the community. FACES provides many opportunities for families to learn more about supporting student learning at home.

 

Elementary (Kindergarten-Grade 5) Instructional Resources

For additional online support in English language arts, parents/guardians should refer to:

 

For additional online support in mathematics, parents/guardians should refer to:

 

Additional Resources

The Nevada Department of Education offers a variety of instructional resources to support an understanding of the NVACS. These resources provide a starting point for developing lessons, units of instruction, aligned assignments, and common assessments. To learn more about these resources, parents/guardians should refer to: doe.nv.gov/Standards_Instructional_Support/Materials_Resource_Center/.

 

The CCSD School Counseling Department provides important information for parents and students. The Moving on to Middle School Transitional Planning Guide provides students with information regarding their transition to middle school. Resource documents for parents/guardians and students are available at: ccsd.net/departments/guidance-counseling.

 

Middle School (Grades 6-8) Instructional Resources

For additional online support in English language arts, parents/guardians should refer to:

 

For additional online support in mathematics, parents/guardians should refer to:

 

Additional Resources

The Nevada Department of Education offers a variety of instructional resources to support an understanding of the NVACS. These resources provide a starting point for developing lessons, units of instruction, aligned assignments, and common assessments. To learn more about these resources, parents/guardians should refer to: doe.nv.gov/Standards_Instructional_Support/Materials_Resource_Center/.

 

The CCSD School Counseling Department provides important information for parents and students. The Moving on to High School Transitional Planning Guide provides students with information regarding their transition to high school. Resource documents for parents/guardians and students are available at: ccsd.net/departments/guidance-counseling.

 

High School (Grades 9-12) Instructional Resources

For additional online support in English language arts, parents/guardians should refer to:

 

For additional online support in mathematics, parents/guardians should refer to:

 

Additional Resources

The Nevada Department of Education offers a variety of instructional resources to support an understanding of the NVACS. These resources provide a starting point for developing lessons, units of instruction, aligned assignments, and common assessments. To learn more about these resources, parents/guardians should refer to: www.doe.nv.gov/Standards_Instructional_Support/Materials_Resource_Center/.

 

The CCSD School Counseling Department provides important information for parents/guardians and students. The Moving on to High School Transitional Planning Guide provides students with information about their transition to high school. The Moving on to College and Career Transitional Guide for High School Students provides information to parents/guardians and students preparing for gradation, regarding planning for post-secondary options, and identifying and securing finances to pursue post-secondary education and training. Resource documents for parents/guardians and students are available at: ccsd.net/departments/guidance-counseling/ and www.cteinccsd.org.

 

Core Enrollment Expectations

All CCSD students are expected to meet the requirements of the Core Enrollment Expectations. Students must be prepared for the following post-secondary opportunities:  University/Four–Year College, Community/Two–Year College, Trade/Technical School, and/or Workforce.

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For specific information on graduation requirements and descriptions of the various types of diplomas, parents/guardians should refer to CCSD Regulation 5127 at: ccsd.net/district/policies-regulations/pdf/5127_R.pdf.

 

Online Databases

The following online databases are funded by the State of Nevada and the Curriculum and Professional Development Division of CCSD. Note: See your school library personnel for guidance and access codes.

 

ABC-CLIO is a publisher of educational and reference products. These databases focus on history and social studies resources for the scholar, student, teacher, and librarian in universities and secondary schools. Refer to: databases.abc-clio.com.

 

CultureGrams fosters understanding and appreciation of the world’s countries and people by creating and publishing excellent content. CultureGrams is a widely used cultural reference and curriculum product. Refer to: online.culturegrams.com.

 

EBSCO provides a wealth of access to newspaper, magazines, and professional periodicals, as well as, a wealth of other online resources. There are also professional resources for educators. Refer to: search.ebscohost.com.

 

LearningExpress Library provides a comprehensive collection of academic and career-related resources, including mathematics, reading, and writing tutorials, test preparation materials, and information on in-demand careers. Refer to: learningexpresslibrary3.com.

 

TeachingBooks.net is a collection of resources designed to generate enthusiasm for books and reading by bringing authors, illustrators, and engaging resources about books for children and teens to every school, library, and home. Refer to: teachingbooks.net/home.

 

World Book Online includes Early World of Learning, World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Advanced, and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazagos. These databases provide a wealth of information and tools for all grade levels and curriculums. Refer to: worldbookonline.com.