National Geographic, Cengage, Reach for Reading 4-5
National Geographic Reach for Reading Common Core Program is based on scientific reading research. It includes the five essential elements outlined by the National Reading Panel for effectively teaching a comprehensive literacy program; phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. This program also incorporates authentic texts, science and social studies connections, and multiple types of writing including argument, informative, and narrative.
History, geography, civics and government, including current events are major components of the Social Studies curriculum.
Our Health and Art teachers are on a two week rotation. Students receive a one hour health class on the weeks our health teacher is here.
All students receive 90 minutes of PE instruction per week, usually three 30 minute classes.
All students receive library instruction in the library for 30 minutes each week.
Science kits based on various themes are used to emphasize an in-depth understanding of scientific processes, concepts, and investigations.
Our Health and Art teachers are on a two-week rotation. Students attend art class for one hour per week when our art teacher is scheduled at our school.
All students in kindergarten through 5th grade receive one hour of music instruction per week.