Approved Curriculum

Approved Curriculum (for remote classes on Learning Center student learning plans):

APPS

• Bookadventure.com
• IXL
• Read Naturally
• Splash Math
• Starfall

ART

• Art Lab for Kids (various versions) (K-8)
• Artistic Pursuits (K-8)
• Atelier Art Curriculum (K-8)
• Coyote Creek Art (Collage, Drawing) (K-8)
• Discovering Great Artists: Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of the Great Masters (K-8)
• Evan Moor Art books (How to Teach Art to Children, Artworks for Kids, Art for All Seasons, and more) (K-8)
• Great American Artists for Kids (K-7)
• Home Art Studio DVD (K-5)
• Kinderart.com (K-8)
• Mark Kistler’s Draw Squad (drawing techniques, cartooning) (2-8)
• Meet the Masters (K-8)
• The Big Book of Art: Draw! Paint! Create! (K-2)
• Usborne Book of Art Skills (4-8)


HANDWRITING

• Handwriting without Tears: Printing and Cursive (K-5)
• Rhythm of Handwriting: Printing and Cursive (K-5) **goes with Logic of English
• Slingerland Cursive
• Zaner-Bloser Handwriting: Printing and Cursive (K-8)


INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS

BookShark – https://www.bookshark.com/

Moving Beyond the Page – https://www.movingbeyondthepage.com/

LANGUAGE ARTS

Core Basic Reading and Instruction and Comprehension:

• All About Reading (K-4)
• Barton Level 1-8
• Bookshark (K-7)
• Daybook of Critical Reading (2-8) No longer in print. Cannot be ordered, but can check out if we have copies available.
• Jamestown Critical Reading (4-8) No longer in print. Cannot be ordered, but can check out if we have copies available.
• Moving Beyond the Page (K-8)
• Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons (K-1)
• The Ordinary Parent’s Guide to Teach Reading (K-3)
• The Reading Lesson (K-3)

Core Writing and Conventions (Grammar):

• Complete Writer: Creative Writer (5-8)
• Complete Writer: Writing with Ease (1-4)
• Complete Writer: Writing with Skill (5-8)
• Easy Grammar (2-8)
• First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind(1-4)
• Four Square Writing (K-8)
• Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind (5-8)
• Institute for Excellence in Writing: Fix-it Writing (1-8)
• Institute for Excellence in Writing: Primary Arts of Language Writing Program (K-2)
• Institute for Excellence in Writing: Student Writing Intensive (3-8)
• Institute for Excellence in Writing: Theme Based Writing (1-8)
• Project Based Writing (3-8)
• Step Up to Writing (K-8)
• Write Shop: Writeshop An Incremental Writing Program (6-8)
• Write Shop: Writeshop Junior (3-6)
• Write Shop: Writeshop Primary (K-3)
• Write Source Language Program (1-8)
• Writing Strands Levels 3-8 (3-8)

Core Handwriting:

• Handwriting without Tears: Printing and Cursive (K-5)
• Rhythm of Handwriting: Printing and Cursive (K-5) **goes with Logic of English
• Slingerland Cursive
• Zaner-Bloser Handwriting: Printing and Cursive (K-8)

Core Spelling and Vocabulary:

• All About Spelling (1-7)
• Building Spelling Skills by Evan Moor (1-6)
• Sequential Spelling (2-8)
• Spelling Connections (K-8)
• Spelling Power (K-8)
• Spelling Workout (1-8)
• Spelling You See (1-8)
• Vocabulary Fundamentals by Evan Moor (1-6)
• Vocabu-Lit (2-8)
• Wordly Wise (K-8)

Supplemental Language Arts Materials:

• 180 Days of Reading, Writing, Spelling, Language, Spelling & Word Study (K-6)
• Beyond the Code (2-4)
• Bob Books (K-3)
• Bookadventure.com
• Common Core Language Arts Workout (6-8)
• Draw Write Now (K-6)
• Evan Moor Workbooks
• Explode the Code (K-4)
• Grammar Minutes (1-6)
• Growing With Grammar (1-8)
• High Noon Publications (K-8)
• Hooked on Phonics (K-2)
• Literature Pockets by Evan Moor (K-6)
• Logic of English: Essentials (2-8)
• Logic of English: Foundations (K-1)
• Logic of English: Rhythm of Handwriting (K-8)
• MCP Comprehension Plus (1-6)
• Novel Units Literature Guides (3-8)
• Novel-Ties Study
• Read Naturally.com
• Soaring With Spelling (1-8)
• Saxon Grammar and Writing
• Winning With Writing (1-8)
• Lightening Literature

Core Math Texts:
• Big Ideas Math (6-8)
• Glencoe Math (7-8)
• Math in Focus (K-8) *order from Houghton Mifflin not Rainbow
• Right Start Math (K-7)
• Saxon Math: D.I.V.E (K-8)
• Saxon Math: Math Classroom (K-8)
• Saxon Math: Math Homeschool Edition (K-8)
• Saxon Math: Saxon Teacher (K-8)
• Teaching Textbook (3-8)

*Take placement test to determine correct math level to start. Also NOTE: Teaching Textbooks is generally one year behind in its alignment with state standards and grade level instruction. If you have a 5th grade student, they should be working in 6th grade math in this curriculum to be at the proper level of learning.

Supplemental Math:

*must have core math on plan to use supplemental math

• 180 Days of Math (K-6)
• App: IXL
• App: Splash Math
• Evan Moor Workbooks (K-8)
• Keys to Math (4-8)
• Manipulatives
• Math Mammoth (1-7)
• Mathematical Reasoning (K-8)
• Primary Mathematics (K-6)
• Scholastic Workbooks (K-8)
• Times Tales (2-5)
• Touch Math (K-8)
• Beast Academy (math for gifted students 2nd-5th)
• Art of Problem Solving ( for gifted students 5-8th)
• Aleks math (Online math McGraw Hill)
MUSIC• Alfred Music
• Essential Elements
• Faber Music
• O’Conner Violin Methods
• Suzuki Method

PE & HEALTH

• Happy Feet, Healthy Food
• Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids by Teacher Created Resources (K-8)
• Homeschool Family Fitness

SCIENCE

• 180 Days of Science (K-8)
• Bookshark Science (K-8)
• Daily Science by Evan Moor (K-6)
• Elemental Science: Classic Series (K-8)
• Elemental Science: Sassfras Science (K-8)
• Elemental Science: Science Lapbooks (K-8)
• Glencoe Science (6-8)
• Great Science Adventures (K-8)
• Magic School Bus Science Kits (K-6)
• Moving Beyond the Page Science (K-8)
• Prentice Hall Science Explorer: Earth Science (6-8)
• Prentice Hall Science Explorer: Life Science (6-8)
• Prentice Hall Science Explorer: Physical Science (6-8)
• Real Science 4 Kids by Gravitas Publications: Building Block of Science (by grade) (K-8)
• Real Science 4 Kids by Gravitas Publications: Focus on…by subject (K-8)
• Real Science 4 Kids by Gravitas Publications: Super Simple Science Experiments (K-8)
• Science Arts: Discovering Science Through Art Experiments (K-5)
• Science Unit Studies for Homeschoolers and Teachers
• ScienceSaurus (2-8)
• Scienceworks by Evan Moor (K-6)
• Scott Foresman Science (1-6)
• Science Fusion
• R.E.A.L. Science Odyssey


SOCIAL STUDIES  

History:

• 180 Days of Social Studies (K-6)
• A History of US (5-8)
• All American History (5-8)
• Bookshark Social Studies (K-8)
• History Alive (6-8)
• History Pockets by Evan Moor (K-6)
• Moving Beyond the Page Social Studies (K-8)
• Splash Publications: American History Series (4-6)
• Splash Publications: Do Washington (4-6)
• Story of the World by Susan Wise Bauer (K-8)
• Washington: A State of Contrast (7-8)
• History Odyssey (1-8)
• History Quest (1-4)


Geography:

• 180 Days of Geography (K-6)
• Art12 Draw the World Series (3-8)
• Beginning Geography by Evan Moor (K-2)
• Daily Geography by Evan Moor: Europe (4-8)
• Daily Geography by Evan Moor: USA (4-8)
• Map Skills for Today (1-6)
• Seven Continent Series by Evan Moor (3-6)
• States and Capitals by Teacher Created Resources (4-5)
• Trail Guide to U.S. Geography (K-8)
• Trail Guide to World Geography (K-8)
• Ultimate Geography and Timeline Guide (K-8)

Various Social Studies Resource books:
• Classroom Atlas by McNally (4-8)
• Evan Moor Workbooks (K-8)
• Geography Songs Kit (2-8)
• Liberty Kids
• Maps
• Scholastic Books
• States and Capital Songs Kit (2-8)
• Usborne Books

SPANISH

• Duolingo
• Easy Spanish Step by Step (7-8)
• Rosetta Stone (2-8)
• Spanish for Children by Julia Kraut (3-8)
• Teach Them Spanish (K-5)

TECHNOLOGY

• Keyboarding without Tears (K-5)
• Starfall (K-3)
• TechnoKids (K-8)
• Typing Club (K-8)

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