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Curriculum

Pre-K Curriculum
 
Pre-K Curriculum is aligned with Diocesan Curricular Standards
 
Language/Literacy, Math, Handwriting and Social Sciences are taught through thematic units in large group and small group. Children spend 120 minutes a day in  differentiated, center-based learning that aligns with the weekly or monthly thematic unit.
 
Language/Literacy: Frog Street Press Program
 
Religion: Sadlier We Believe-Discovering God's World is taught daily in the classroom as a core course. Children attend Mass weekly
 
P.E.: 30 minutes twice weekly
Music: 30 minutes twice weekly
Library: 30 minutes twice weekly
Art: 30 minutes once a week
 
Kindergarten Curriculum
 
Kindergarten Curriculum aligns with the Diocesan Kindergarten Curricular Standards
 
Reading/Language, Math, Handwriting and Social Sciences are taught through thematic units in large group and small group.  Children spend a minimum of 100 minutes a day in differentiated, center-based learning that aligns with the weekly thematic unit.
 
Reading: Rowland Reading SuperKids and SuperKids Club
                Accelerated Reading
 
Math: Pearson Envision 2.0 Math 
 
Science: Nancy Larson Science Program
 
Religion: Sadlier We Believe-God Made the World is taught in the classroom as a core       
               course. Children attend Mass weekly
 
P.E.: 30 minutes twice weekly
Music: 30 minutes twice weekly
Library: 30 minutes twice weekly
Art: 30 minutes once a week
 
First Grade Curriculum
 
First Grade Curriculum aligns with the Diocesan First Grade Curricular Standards

Reading/Language, Math, Handwriting and Social Sciences are taught in large group and small group. Children spend a minimum of 90 minutes a day in differentiated, center-based learning that aligns with the weekly thematic unit.

Reading:  Pearson-Scott Foresman Reading Street Program
                Accelerated Reading and Star Reading

Math: Pearson Envision 2.0 Math
          Accelerated Math and Star Math

Science: Nancy Larson Science Program
 
Social Studies: Harcourt-A Child's View
 
Writing: Zaner-Bloser Handwriting

Religion: Sadlier We Believe-God Loves Us is taught in the classroom as a core
course. Children attend Mass weekly

P.E.: 30 minutes twice weekly
Music: 30 minutes twice weekly
Library: 30 minutes twice weekly
Art: 30 minutes once a week
 
Second Grade 
 
Second Grade Curriculum aligns with the Diocesan Second Grade Curricular Standards

Reading/Language, Math, Handwriting and Social Sciences are taught in large group and small group. Children spend a minimum of 90 minutes a day in differentiated, center-based learning.

Reading: Pearson-Scott Foresman Reading Street Program

Math: Pearson Envision 2.0 Math
          Accelerated Math and Star Math

Science: Nancy Larson Science Program
 
Social Studies: Harcourt-People We Know
 
Writing: Zaner-Bloser Handwriting

Religion: Sadlier We Believe-Jesus Shares God's Life is taught in the classroom as a  core course. Children attend Mass weekly. Catholic students take classes to prepare for First Reconciliation and First Communion.

P.E.: 30 minutes twice weekly
Music: 30 minutes twice weekly
Library: 30 minutes twice weekly
Art: 30 minutes once a week
 
Third Grade
 
Third Grade Curriculum aligns with the Diocesan Third Grade Curricular Standards

Reading/Language, Math, Handwriting and Social Sciences are taught in large group and small group. Children spend a minimum of 90 minutes a day in differentiated, center-based learning.

Reading: Pearson-Scott Foresman Reading Street Program
               Accelerated Reading and Star Reading
 
Language: Voyages

Math: Pearson Envision 2.0 Math
          Sadlier Math in Progress
          Accelerated Math and Star Math

Science: Nancy Larson Science Program
 
Social Studies: Harcourt-Our Communities
 
Writing: Zaner-Bloser Handwriting

Religion: Sadlier We Believe-We are the Church is taught in the classroom as a core
course. Children attend Mass weekly

P.E.: 30 minutes twice weekly
Music: 30 minutes twice weekly
Library: 30 minutes twice weekly
Art: 30 minutes once a week
 
Fourth Grade

Fourth Grade Curriculum aligns with the Diocesan Fourth Grade Curricular Standards

Reading/Language, Math, Handwriting and Social Sciences are taught in large group and small group. Children spend a minimum of 90 minutes a day in differentiated, center-based learning.

Reading: Pearson-Scott Foresman Reading Street Program
               Accelerated Reading and Star Reading
 
Language: Voyages

Math: Pearson Envision 2.0 Math
          Sadlier Math in Progress
          Accelerated Math and Star Math

Science: Nancy Larson Science Program
 
Social Studies: Harcourt-States and Regions
                         Mississippi Studies

Religion: Sadlier We Believe- is taught in the classroom as a core course. Children attend Mass weekly

P.E.: 30 minutes twice weekly
Music: 30 minutes twice weekly
Library: 30 minutes twice weekly
Art: 30 minutes once a week
 
Fifth Grade
 
Fifth Grade Curriculum aligns with the Diocesan Fifth Grade Curricular Standards

Reading/Language, Math, Handwriting and Social Sciences are taught in large group and small group. Children spend a minimum of 90 minutes a day in differentiated, center-based learning.

Reading: Pearson-Scott Foresman Reading Street Program
Accelerated Reading and Star Reading

Language: Voyages

Math: Pearson Envision 2.0 Math
Sadlier Math in Progress
Accelerated Math and Star Math

Science: Nancy Larson Science Program

Social Studies: Harcourt-The United States
 
Religion: Sadlier We Believe-We Meet Jesus in the Sacraments is taught in the classroom as a core course. Children attend Mass weekly

P.E.: 30 minutes twice weekly
Music: 30 minutes twice weekly
Library: 30 minutes twice weekly
Art: 30 minutes once a week
 
Sixth Grade Curriculum aligns with the Diocesan Sixth Grade Curricular Standards

Reading/Language, Math, Handwriting and Social Sciences are taught in large group and small group. Children spend a minimum of 90 minutes a day in differentiated, center-based learning.

Reading: Pearson-Scott Foresman Reading Street Program
Accelerated Reading and Star Reading

Language: Voyages

Math: Pearson Envision 2.0 Math
Sadlier Math in Progress
Accelerated Math and Star Math

Science: Nancy Larson Science Program

Social Studies: Harcourt-Ancient Civilizations

Religion: Sadlier We Believe-We Meet Jesus in the Old Testament is taught in the classroom as a core course. Children attend Mass weekly

P.E.: 30 minutes twice weekly
Music: 30 minutes twice weekly
Library: 30 minutes twice weekly
Art: 30 minutes once a week