Students at Willis, Floyd, Indian Valley, and Check Elementary Schools, in grades 3-7, learn about their community through enrichment activities. They have participated in curriculum studies about Appalachian folklore, completed research on the community, and visited downtown Floyd! Students were inspired to make videos, write stories, and many are pursuing oral histories and interviews with folks in the community. Check out the map and student videos along with the books that follow.
STUDENT VIDEO & AUDIO MAP OF DOWNTOWN FLOYD, VA.
Presentations and books by students are included below...many are recorded by the students, be sure to listen in!
Click to watch: Janiah's presentation in pictures, WES
Click here to read: Animals of Appalachia, by Forrest, Gus, and Madison, CES
Click here to read: The Magic Gun, by Ryder, IVES
Click here to read: Dogs and Cats, by Lily, FES
Click here to read: Cows and Bulls, by Henry, FES
Click here to read: Down Home (unfinished), by Sophie, WES
Click here to read: Perspective, by Kat, FES
Click here to read: A Collection of Short Stories, by Evelyn, FES
Click here to read: Legacy Fights, by Eli and Miranda, WES
Click here to read: Cat Book, by Kallen, WES
Click here to read: The Cabin of the Early 1800's, by Luke, WES