Curriculum

Our teachers use the following curriculum to provide a strong foundation in core subject areas.

Elementary (1st – 5th)

Grade 1

  • Math:  My Math – Houghton Mifflin
  • Reading: SuperKids a leveled reading program
  • Writing:  Zaner-Bloser for spelling and journaling.
  • Social Studies: Various activities focused on surroundings, maps, address, etc.
  • Science: Classifications, moon, sun, life cycles, etc.

Grade 2

  • Math:  My Math – Houghton Mifflin
  • Reading: SuperKids a leveled reading program
  • Writing:  Zaner-Bloser for spelling and journaling.
  • Social Studies: Various activities focused on community.
  • Science: Classifications, weather, planets, senses, inventions, etc.

Grade 3

  • Math:  My Math – Houghton Mifflin
  • Reading: Literacy Footprints
  • Writing: G.U.M grammar, cursive writing, creative writing, and journaling
  • Social Studies: Kids Discover Houghton Mifflin
  • Science: Classifications, biomes, matter, simple machines, etc.

Grade 4

  • Math:  My Math – Houghton Mifflin
  • Reading: Literacy Footprints
  • Writing: G.U.M grammar, Heinemann Writing Strategies, creative writing, and journaling
  • Social Studies: Kids Discover Houghton Mifflin
  • Science: Classifications, rocks and minerals, fossils, electricity, energy, cells, etc.

Grade 5

  • Math:  My Math – Houghton Mifflin
  • Reading: Various novels, with a focus on close reading skills.
  • Writing: G.U.M grammar, Jump into Writing, and journaling
  • Social Studies: Kids Discover Houghton Mifflin
  • Science: Classifications, atmosphere, layers of the earth, atoms molecules, etc.

Middle School (6th – 8th)

Grade 6

  • Math: Leveled Math groups using Glencoe Math Online Series

  • Reading: Various Novels including Restart, Hatchet, Wednesday Wars, Long Walk to Water

  • Language Arts: Elements of Language, Vocab.com, Creative Writing

  • History: Holt McDougal World History

  • Science: Prentice Hall Earth Science

Grade 7

  • Math: Leveled Math groups using Glencoe Math Online Series

  • Reading: Various Novels including Ghost, Devil’s Arithmetic, etc.

  • Language Arts: Elements of Language, Vocab.com, Creative Writing

  • History: Holt McDougal World Geography

  • Science: Prentice Hall Life Science

Grade 8

  • Math: Leveled Math groups using Glencoe Math Online Series

  • Reading: Various Novels including The Giver, Outsiders, To Kill a Mocking Bird 

  • Language Arts: Elements of Language, Vocab.com, Creative Writing

  • History: Holt McDougal US History

  • Science: Prentice Hall Physical Science