Reading / WritingOverall Core Knowledge program consists of:
- Writing, Grammar, and Usage
- Fiction and Drama
- Sayings and Phrases
Through our Launguage Arts Program, we deepen an apprecitate for literature.
- Grade 3-Alice in Wonderland & The Wind in the Willows
- Grade 5-Little Women & Don Quixote
- Grade 7-Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde & Diary of a Young Girl
Strong emphasis on expository writing in the upper grades
Strong emphasis on imaginative writing in the lower grades
Shurley English-effectively promotes the development of language so students can communicate and participate successfully in their society.
Step Up to Writing® features research-based, validated strategies and activities that help students proficiently write narrative, personal narrative, and expository pieces.
Saxon Math is one of the nation's most thoroughly researched core mathematics programs for grades K-12. Saxon's unique pedagogical approach is based on instruction, practice, and assessment distributed across grade levels, which incorporates more than 25 years of research and classroom experience.The success of the Saxon curriculum can be attributed to the programs distinct, effective, research-based pedagogy, assisting students develop a deeper understanding of concepts and how to apply them.
Saxon's innovative, instructional approach breaks complex concepts into simpler increments, recognizing that smaller pieces of information are easier to teach and easier to learn. The instruction, practice, and assessment of those increments are systematically distributed across a grade level. The distributed approach ensures that students gain and retain critical thinking concepts and use them in real-world situations.