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SMES Students Study Indian Civilizations

Posted on October 23, 2014 at 9:31 am

Ms. Clayta Cleek’s fourth graders have been learning about Paleo, Cherokee, Swawnee, Choctaw, and Woodland Indians. They also studied about ancient civilizations such as the Olmecs, Mayas, and Aztecs Indians. The children completed the unit by building a model of a village of their favorite tribe or civilization. The SMES students did an excellent job.  

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    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 11:23 am


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    Posted on October 21, 2014 at 10:08 am

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    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:53 am

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  • Fannie Moffit Autumn Stomp

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 10:24 am

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    Posted on October 13, 2014 at 11:16 am

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    Posted on October 10, 2014 at 11:21 am

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