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Family TK-8 Curricula Catalog

Language Arts: Needed Components

Phonics

Reading

Writing

Spelling

Grammar

Vocabulary

TK-K

X

X

X

1st-2nd

X

X

X

X

X

3rd-5th

X

X

X

X

6th-8th

X

X

X

X

All Grades (Tk-8th) Need

Math

Science

Social Studies

Presented to Board for Approval: June 12, 2020

CORE Butte Charter School TK-8 Catalog

Table of Contents

Language Arts - All Inclusive

Page 4

Journeys        

Demo Available

Grade: 1-5

McRuffy

Grade: TK-4, 5th by order request

Starfall

Grade: TK & K

Love of Literacy (LOL)

TK Demo, KN Demo

Grade: TK & K

Language Arts - Reading        

Page 5

All About Reading

Grade: Levels Pre Reading, 1-4

Glencoe CA Treasures

Grade: 6-8

Glencoe Expressions

Grade: 6-8

Novel Companion

Demo Available

Grade: 6-8

Pathway Readers

Grade: K-5

Ready Common Core Reading

Grade: 2-8

Language Arts - Writing

Page 7

Evan-Moor Daily 6-Trait Writing        

Grade: 1-8

Grammar for Writing Sadlier Oxford

Grade: 6-8

Saxon Grammar and Writing

Grade: 3-8

Strategies for Writers

Grade: 2-8

IEW Writing

Grade: 3-8

Write Source

Grade: 1-8

Ready Writing

Grade: 2-5

Language Arts - Grammar

Page 9

Easy Grammar Programs

Demo Available

Grade: 3-8

Evan-Moor Grammar & Punctuation

Grade: 1-6

Grammar for Writing Sadlier Oxford

Grade: 6-8

Saxon Grammar and Writing        

Grade: 3-8

Language Arts - Spelling

Page 10

All About Spelling                

Grade: Levels 1-7

AVKO Spelling - Sequential Spelling

Grade: Levels 1-7

Evan-Moor Building Spelling Skills        

Demo Available

Grade: 1-6

Language Arts - Vocabulary

Page 11

Red Hot Root Words

Grade: 4-8

Vocabulary from Classical Roots

Demo Available

Grade: 4-8

Wordly Wise

Grade: 2-8

Words Are Wonderful

Grade: 2-6

Language Arts - Handwriting

Page 12

Handwriting Without Tears

Demo Available

Grade: TK-5

Zaner-Bloser Handwriting

Demo Available

Grade: K-6

McRuffy Handwriting

Grade: TK-4

Language Arts - Phonics

Page 13

Explode the Code        

Grade: TK-4

Primary Phonics

Grade: TK-2

Lexia (online)

Grade: K-5

Language Arts - Supplemental Materials

Page 14

Barton Reading & Spelling        

Grade: As Needed

Evan-Moor Literature Pockets

Grade: K-6

Scholastic Sight Word Workbooks

Grade: K-1

Four Square Writing Method

Grade: 1-8

Daily Grams (grammar supplement)

Demo Available

Grade: 3-8

Editor-in-Chief (grammar supplement)

Grade: 4-8

Mathematics

Page 16

Excel Math

Grade: K-6

Glencoe Math Courses 1, 2, 3        

Grade: 6-8

My Math McGraw-Hill        

Grade: K-5

Saxon Math Courses 1, 2, 3        

Grade: 6-8

Saxon Math Intermediate                

Grade: 3-5

Singapore: Primary Math

Demo Available

Grade: K-5

Ready Mathematics        

Grade: K-8

Mathematics - Extra Support

Page 18

Key To....Workbook Series

Grade: As Needed

Triumph Common Core Support Coach

Grade: 3-8

Mathematics - Digital Supplemental

Page 18

Symphony Math        

Grade: K-4

Social Studies

Page 19

A History of US        

Grade: 5 and 8

Glencoe Social Studies        

Grade: 6-8

Me and My World - printable packet

Grade: K

Oxford University Press - The World in Ancient Times        

Grade: 6

Oxford University Press - The Medieval & Early Modern World        

Grade: 7

Impact        

Grade: K-8

Studies Weekly - Social Studies        

Grade K-8

Story of the World        

Grade: 1-4

Social Studies - Supplemental

Page 21

California Early History        

Grade: 4

Evan-Moor Daily Geography        

Grade: 1-6

Evan-Moor History Pockets

Grade: 1-6

Maps, Globes, Graphs        

Grade: 1-6

Science

Page 22

Evan-Moor Daily Science        

Grade: 1-5

Glencoe Focus on Science        

Grade: 6-8

McRuffy Science        

Grade: K-3

Science Fusion

Grade: 4-8

Studies Weekly - Science        

Grade: K-5

McGraw Hill - Inspire

Grade: 6-8

Mystery Science                         Discovery Education Techbook

Science - Supplemental

Grade: K-5

Grade: 4-8

Page 24

Backyard Scientist        

Grade: K-5

ScienceSaurus - Handbook only        

Grade: 2-8

Picture Perfect & More Picture Perfect

Grade: 3-6, K-4

Art

Page 25

Rainforest Art Project

Grade: 1-5

Draw Write Now

Demo Available

Grade: 1-5

Art for Kids Hub        

Demo Available

Grade: K-8

Digital - Online Programs - ask your PLT for login information        

Page 26


LANGUAGE ARTS - ALL INCLUSIVE

Journeys                                                                Grade Range: 1-5

With Journeys, readers are empowered by skill mastery; inspired by authentic, award-winning text; and confident that they are building the skills needed for college and careers. Backed by proven results, Journeys is the most widely-used reading program in the country. Journeys is a research-based, comprehensive English Language Arts program designed to provide solid instruction that is clear and focused with realistic pacing and manageable resources.

https://www.hmhco.com/programs/journeys

McRuffy                                                                Grade Range: TK-4

Teach a child to read and a whole world of adventure opens up for them. At McRuffy Press it is our honor to help youngsters discover a love of reading. Making sure a passion for reading develops requires laying a solid foundation for young learners. We offer a product line that includes the materials parents and teachers need to ensure success. Making sure youngsters continue to build upon their skills and move forward in their reading is essential for future success. The McRuffy Phonics and Reading program features lesson plans, color workbooks divided by subject areas (a Language and Reading workbook, and a Spelling and Phonics workbook), additional reading books, and a resource pack loaded full of fun and useful materials. For 1st and 2nd graders, a writing component should be added.

www.mcruffy.com

Starfall                                                                Grade Range: TK & K

Every day is an adventure with the Starfall English and Language Arts Curriculum. Starfall Kindergarten helps you establish a collaborative environment in which struggling readers, English language learners, and advanced readers explore, learn, and grow — together. This playful and effective program teaches reading skills and integrates content-area instruction in technology, social studies, and science.

http://www.starfall.com/n/N-info/curric_homeschool.htm

Love of Literacy (LOL)                                        Grade Range: TK-K

Learn your letters, phonemic awareness, sight words and beginning reading and writing skills through a daily program comprising games, crafts and interactive worksheets. This program is set to follow the school calendar.

**The Tk version covers all language arts, math, science and social studies.

Website unavailable


LANGUAGE ARTS - READING

All About Reading                                                Grade Range: Levels -

Pre-Reading, 1-4

Multisensory, Orton-Gillingham approach. Lightly scripted for parents and home teaching Includes letter sounds, phonograms, consonant teams, blending, syllables, sight words, consonant blends, plurals, and compound words. Every component of reading is taught: decoding, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. Uses light, sound, and touch.

http://www.allaboutlearningpress.com/

Glencoe California Treasures                                Grade Range: 6-8

Glencoe Literature: California Treasures meets the specific literacy needs of California’s teachers and students. The program content is aligned to national and state standards. It is customized to both California’s language arts content and English language development standards. Lessons are informed by ongoing assessment of each student's strengths and needs to meet California standards. Traditional Anthology Textbook with Read and Write consumable workbook available.  A writing component should be added.

http://califtreasures.com/glencoe-california-treasures/rtc-glencoe.php

Glencoe Expressions                                                Grade Range: 6-8

Glencoe Literature: California Treasures meets the specific literacy needs of California’s teachers and students. The program content is aligned to national and state standards. It is customized to both California’s language arts content and English language development standards. Lessons are informed by ongoing assessment of each student's strengths and needs to meet California standards.  This curriculum is geared toward EL students as well as struggling readers.   A writing component should be added.

http://califtreasures.com/glencoe-california-treasures/rtc-glencoe.php

Novel Companion                                                        Grade Range: 6-8

A novel-based program using an accompanying workbook focusing on literary components, Cornell-Note Taking, comprehension, and suggested readings.  Some families choose to use the novels from this curriculum and pair with Literature Response sheets that can be printed by the Personalized Learning Teacher.

Website Unavailable

Pathway Readers                                                Grade Range: K-5

An Amish reading program which portrays a lifestyle in which people cherish character traits, and in which children gain insights into how to behave! Parents appreciate the Pathway Curriculum for its wholesome stories, poems and reading selections that are based on strong moral principles. The hardbound books are simply illustrated in a black & white format.  These readers are suitable for anyone looking for solid, morality-based literature. The material centers on old-fashioned stories of family life on a farm and are wholesome and delightful.

http://www.pathwayreaders.com/

Ready Common Core Reading                                Grade Range: 2-8

Ready Common Core Reading supports students and teachers with a wealth of on- and off-grade level resources. The program: Develops sound skills and strategies for reading comprehension, Supports a balance of on-grade level and differentiated instruction, Provides in-the-moment teacher support to guide teachers and help them build students’ reading habits, Connects instruction to the Common Core State Standards across K–8 for a coherent path within and across grades.

https://www.curriculumassociates.com/products/ready/reading-ela


LANGUAGE ARTS - WRITING

Evan-Moor Daily 6-Trait Writing                                Grade Range: 1-8

Writing is a fundamental part of a child’s education. Establishing the ability to write across different styles and for different audiences is a cornerstone to any student’s future accomplishments and requires frequent practice. Our daily writing exercises help fill an important role in any K through 8th grade core curriculum.

http://www.evan-moor.com/t/daily-writing

Grammar for Writing Sadlier Oxford                        Grade Range: 6-8

Based on the principle that the primary purpose of grammar instruction is to improve student writing, this grammar program teaches the conventions of standard English and takes students through the complete writing process as they write arguments, informative/explanatory texts, and narratives. Provides clear explanations, models, and abundant practice in various contexts and formats.  Prepares students for state assessments with practice in standardized-test format.

https://www.sadlier.com/school/grammar-and-writing

Saxon Grammar and Writing                                Grade Range: 3-8

Student Textbook: Each lesson contains instruction with examples, a set of practice questions, and a review set, which includes previous material, Weekly dictations for practice in spelling and punctuation, Suggested journal topics for student journals. Student Workbook: Writing lessons introduce students to key elements of writing, from combining sentences to constructing essays to writing short stories. Lessons include examples, practice questions, and review questions. Additional practice for grammar lessons: Fun Silly Story activities. Teacher Packet: Answers for all practice sets, review sets, and writing lessons, Schedule (144 school days), Test masters, Test answers.

http://www.hmhco.com/shop/k12/Saxon-Grammar-and-Writing/9781419098376

Strategies for Writers - new edition                        Grade Range: 1-8

Students learn to thoughtfully communicate and support their opinion, examine and articulate complex ideas, and thoroughly and effectively describe experiences and events.  This curriculum combines the writing process with six trait instructions (Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, and Conventions).  Includes a grammar component.

https://www.zaner-bloser.com/products/strategies-writers.php

IEW Writing                                                         Grade Range: 3-8

The IEW Writing Courses, called Structure and Style for Students (A, B, and C) are a 24 week DVD course wherein Andrew introduces IEW methods and techniques to your students. Each level is geared toward a different age group (Level A is for grades 3–5, Level B for grades 6–8, and Level C for grades 9–12.) and assumes no previous IEW experience, enabling your students to jump right in no matter what their grade. It’s never too late to learn to write well!

https://iew.com/taxonomy/term/15/?f%5B0%5D=im_field_category%3A15

Write Source - new edition                                        Grade Range: 1-8

Recharge writing and grammar with Write Source—the only personalized K–12 program that prepares students to master the writing process with integrated Six Traits instruction, detailed coverage of all key forms of writing, grammar connections, and formative assessments in every unit. The flexible, color-coded instructional design supports any reading or literature program and helps students develop the skills necessary to master English Language Arts standards.

https://k12.thoughtfullearning.com/

Ready Writing                                                        Grade Range: 2-5

Evidence-based writing has a new importance in today’s rigorous standards. Designed to address the demands of the standards, Ready Writing interweaves the writing standards with grade-level science and social studies themes to develop thoughtful, analytical writers. Through teacher-led instruction that fosters independence, students engage actively with source texts, learning to research for evidence and acquiring writing strategies that last for life. Ready Writing’s strong teacher support simplifies implementation with in-class, step-by-step strategies and tips to help students become fluent, fluid writers.

https://www.curriculumassociates.com/products/ready/writing


LANGUAGE ARTS - GRAMMAR

Easy Grammar Programs                                        Grade Range: 3-8

Easy Grammar texts use the prepositional approach combined with effective strategies. This helps students to understand grammar, a tool for speaking and writing properly. The Easy Grammar series is the teaching series. These texts teach the concepts of grammar.

http://www.easygrammar.com/store/c1/Featured_Products.html

Evan-Moor Grammar & Punctuation                        Grade Range: 1-6

Provide your students with the grammar and punctuation practice they need to perform successfully on classroom assignments, in the real world, and on state tests! 25 grammar and punctuation rules are supported by reproducible practice pages to help students develop important language skills.

http://www.evan-moor.com/p/257/grammar-punctuation-grade-3

Grammar for Writing Sadlier Oxford                        Grade Range: 6-8

Based on the principle that the primary purpose of grammar instruction is to improve student writing, this grammar program teaches the conventions of standard English and takes students through the complete writing process as they write arguments, informative/explanatory texts, and narratives. Provides clear explanations, models, and abundant practice in various contexts and formats.  Prepares students for state assessments with practice in standardized-test format.

https://www.sadlier.com/school/grammar-and-writing

Saxon Grammar and Writing                                Grade Range: 3-8

Student Textbook: Each lesson contains instruction with examples, a set of practice questions, and a review set, which includes previous material, Weekly dictations for practice in spelling and punctuation, Suggested journal topics for student journals. Student Workbook: Writing lessons introduce students to key elements of writing, from combining sentences to constructing essays to writing short stories. Lessons include examples, practice questions, and review questions. Additional practice for grammar lessons: Fun Silly Story activities. Teacher Packet: Answers for all practice sets, review sets, and writing lessons, Schedule (144 school days), Test masters, Test answers.

http://www.hmhco.com/shop/k12/Saxon-Grammar-and-Writing/9781419098376


LANGUAGE ARTS - SPELLING

All About Spelling                                                        Grade Range: Levels 1-7

All About Spelling is a seven level program. Based on the latest research, this award-winning program provides complete and comprehensive instruction using the Orton-Gillingham approach.   Powerful teaching methods are at the center of All About Spelling.  Multisensory approach makes it easy for kids to understand.  Built-in review system helps learning stick.  Kids look forward to spelling lessons because of the motivating, hands-on activities.  This mastery-based, building block program works with kids who have learning disabilities as well as those who do not.

http://www.allaboutlearningpress.com/all-about-spelling/

AVKO Spelling - Sequential Spelling                                Grade Range: Levels 1-7

AVKO has researched English spelling for over 35 years. Over the course of those years, we have developed a wide array of resources and materials for the teaching of spelling -- for homeschoolers, school educators, and special education teachers. Depending on the levels of customization and teacher involvement you need for your spelling program, we have a variety of materials to meet your needs.

https://www.sequentialspelling.com/index2.php

Evan-Moor Building Spelling Skills                                Grade Range: 1-6

A comprehensive resource for helping students increase their spelling competencies. Each book contains 30 spelling units comprising a grade-level spelling list and four reproducible pages that cover grade-level spelling skills.

http://www.evan-moor.com/p/738/Building-Spelling-Skills-Daily-Practice-Grade-3


LANGUAGE ARTS - VOCABULARY

Red Hot Root Words                                                Grade Range: 3-8

Help students improve their mastery of the English language and acquire the keys for understanding thousands of words by studying Greek and Latin word parts (prefixes, root words, and suffixes). This is one of the most complete, usable presentations of vocabulary development using word parts you will find. A knowledge of word parts gives students a head start on decoding words in reading and testing situations.

https://goo.gl/RXQzTO

Vocabulary from Classical Roots                                Grade Range: 4-8

Vocabulary from Classical Roots® is ideal for students mastering a growing content-area vocabulary in social studies, science, literature, and mathematics – predominantly multisyllabic Greek- and Latin-based words. Strategic instruction helps students learn to unlock the meanings of thousands of words. As students transition from learning to read to reading to learn, they will develop a useful, transferable technique to make sense out of unfamiliar words.

https://goo.gl/pHbVoM

Wordly Wise                                                        Grade Range: 2-8

Wordly Wise 3000® provides direct academic vocabulary instruction that develops the critical link between vocabulary and reading comprehension.  Direct instruction of important, useful, or difficult words for each grade level helps students successfully comprehend content-area texts and improve test results.

http://www.wordlywise3000.com/

Words Are Wonderful                                        Grade Range: 2-6

Words Are Wonderful lessons include a wide range of exercises to develop critical thinking and discussion skills, narrative and informational reading selections featuring new words in context, interactive exercises and activities, a comprehensive oral component, and Strategy Center sections to help students apply skills.  EMR Order.

https://eps.schoolspecialty.com/products/literacy/vocabulary/words-are-wonderful/about-the-program


LANGUAGE ARTS - HANDWRITING

Handwriting Without Tears                                        Grade Range: TK-5

Handwriting Without Tears aims to make legible and fluent handwriting a skill that students can master easily. This dynamic curriculum design, teaching strategies, and compelling lessons make it easy for parents to teach Handwriting Without Tears in the home.  Use the teacher’s guide to become familiar with the program and the lesson/letter teaching strategies for using the workbook. Strategies for effective teaching are clear and simple to follow. There are also tips for helping your child overcome specific handwriting difficulties.

http://www.hwtears.com/hwt

Zaner-Bloser Handwriting                                        Grade Range: K-6

Zaner-Bloser Handwriting is an engaging and colorful K–6 program that integrates with any language arts curriculum and uses academic language and modeling to teach handwriting.  Grades K–2 focus on manuscript handwriting. Cursive instruction begins midway through grade 2 or in grade 3, depending on preference.

https://www.zaner-bloser.com/products/zaner-bloser-handwriting.php

McRuffy Handwriting                                                Grade Range: TK-4

McRuffy Handwriting is an engaging and colorful Tk-2 handwriting program that integrates with any language arts curriculum and uses academic language and modeling to teach handwriting.  Grades K–2 focus on manuscript handwriting and sentence writing.

https://mcruffy.com/collections/kindergarten-handwriting


LANGUAGE ARTS - PHONICS

Explode the Code                                                Grade Range: TK-4

Time-tested Explode The Code content provides research-based, multisensory instruction best for beginning and struggling readers in a black and white workbook style.  The workbooks offer consistent exercise formats with simple directions and concrete examples.  The teacher’s guide is an important component of this program.

https://www.explodethecode.com

Primary Phonics                                                        Grade Range: TK-2

Primary Phonics facilitates individualized instruction through flexible, skills-based workbooks and storybooks that correspond to students’ ability levels. Students are able to work at their own pace and progress from simple to complex phonic elements to become successful readers. Students apply phonic knowledge from the workbooks to read decodable storybooks and then demonstrate comprehension using the Comprehension Workbooks.

https://eps.schoolspecialty.com/products/literacy/phonics-word-study/primary-phonics/about-the-program

Lexia Core5 (online program)                                Grade Range: K-5

Lexia’s research-proven program provides explicit, systematic, personalized learning in the six areas of reading instruction, targeting skill gaps as they emerge, and providing teachers with the data and student-specific resources they need for individual or small-group instruction.  Engages and motivates students in a game-like environment, provides progress-monitoring student data without a test, accessible via iPad or browser.

https://www.lexialearning.com/products/core5


LANGUAGE ARTS - SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

Barton Reading & Spelling                                        Grade Range: As needed

Intense Intervention Phonics Program - The Barton Reading & Spelling System is a one-on-one tutoring system that teaches spelling, reading, and writing skills to children and teenagers who struggle with reading.  Our level numbers do NOT equate to grade levels.  If a student is being tutored twice a week, it will take from 3 to 5 months to complete a level.

https://www.bartonreading.com

Evan-Moor Literature Pockets                                Grade Range: K-6

Our various Literature Pockets help to make literature come alive.  This hands on supplemental curriculum allows students to cut, color, and staple art, writing, and other activities to make a mini-book.  Great for hands-on learners.  These workbooks can be printed by your Personalized Learning Teacher.

http://www.evan-moor.com/search?q=Literature+Pockets

Scholastic Sight Word Workbook                        Grade Range: K-1

Provide early learners with engaging skill-specific practice in sight words in 10 week-by-week packets. Quick and captivating activities keep young learners focused as they practice important concepts such as reading and writing the first 100 high-utility sight words and reading these words in sentences and word puzzles.  This workbook can be printed by your Personalized Learning Teacher. *Ask about other sight word workbooks for extra practice!

10 Week-by-Week Sight Word Packets by Lisa Fitzgerald McKeon

Four Square Writing Method                                Grade Range: 1-8

Teach writing skills using the Four Square method, which has been proven to work in classrooms just like yours. The Four Square method can be used with all forms of writing and will fit any reading or language arts program. This step-by-step approach is built around a simple graphic organizer that first shows students how to collect ideas and then helps them use those ideas to create clear and polished prose. Open-ended reproducibles make the technique accessible to writers of all ability ranges. Also great for content area writing.

Website: unavailable

Daily Grams (Grammar Supplement)                        Grade Range: 3-8

Guided Review Aiding Mastery Skills texts have been designed as a 5-10 minute, daily review to be used at the beginning of every lesson. Students use concepts learned in capitalization, punctuation, and other areas on a daily basis. This process promotes mastery learning.  This curriculum pairs well with Easy Grammar.

http://www.easygrammar.com/store/c1/Featured_Products.html

Editor-in-Chief (Grammar Supplement)                                 Grade Range: 4-8

These fun, highly-acclaimed products teach grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization, and critical reading in a standards-based thinking approach to language mechanics instead of the usual drill and practice found in competing products. Each level has easy-to-understand lessons that explain and illustrate the mechanics of writing followed by activities that require students to carefully analyze and edit stories, letters, and articles that contain mechanical errors. http://www.criticalthinking.com/editor-in-chief.html


MATHEMATICS

Excel Math                                                                Grade Range: K-6

Excel Math is a proven mathematics curriculum for Kindergarten through Sixth grade students.  Excel Math curriculum carefully presents math in a spiraling fashion. Students learn and review different concepts throughout the year while developing a solid foundation of math skills.  Each black and white Lesson Sheet is made up of a variety of problems that incorporate review as well as introduction of new skills. Students are continuously challenged with new material, yet given the chance to continue mastering previous concepts.  Common Core standards are covered with the use of the Teacher’s Edition.

Website: unavailable

Glencoe Math Courses 1, 2, and 3                                Grade Range: 6-8

Glencoe Math makes math real for students. Digital planning tools and interactive resources are available online through the power of ConnectED, an easy-to-use assignment and assessment platform. Use them as-is or make them your own to spark student thinking.  Glencoe Math meets students wherever they are in their learning. Assessments help you determine proficiency before, during, and after lessons. Differentiated instruction resources ensure approaching-level students master concepts before moving on, while beyond-level students are continually challenged.  Glencoe is used in our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade center math classes.

http://www.mheducation.com/prek-12/explore/glencoe-math.html

My Math McGraw-Hill                                                Grade Range: K-5

McGraw-Hill My Math has an intuitive lesson format and digital tools that allow you to customize content. Digital accessibility with any device allows you to plan, sequence, and deliver instruction that works best for your students anytime, anywhere. A variety of print and digital resources allows students to interact with math their way while steadily growing their math confidence.  Common Core Math Textbook with Digital Tutorial guide, e-Help, Digital self-checks (1-5), Virtual Manipulatives, Animations (K-5), Videos (K-5), Math Adventures (1-5), Virtual Teach Edition, ipad Apps, and Personal Tutors (3-5).

http://www.mheducation.com/prek-12/explore/mh-my-math.html

Saxon Math Courses 1, 2, and 3                                Grade Range: 6-8

Promotes mastery of the Common Core State Standards in middle school. Courses 1–3 ensure students attain and retain deep understanding and can apply their learning in real-world situations.  The hardcover Student Text provides all the daily instruction and assignments. The text is no-nonsense, but attractive in a clean-cut way. An accent color helps illustrate concepts and provides some organizational structure. Daily Lessons follow a pattern. A Power Up (Building Power) section reviews math facts and provides mental math problems as well as a problem solving dilemma (i.e. problem). The New Concept (Increasing Knowledge) segment provides instruction (written directly to the student), worked examples and a short Practice Set for reinforcing what has just been learned. Written Practice (Strengthening Concepts) continues practice on concepts cumulative from the start of the book.  Excellent lesson videos can be found on youtube or through Nicole the Math Lady (ask your Personalized Learning Teacher).

https://nicolethemathlady.com/

Saxon Math Intermediate                                        Grade Range: 3-5

Saxon Math's Intermediate 3–5 program offers a textbook-based format that is written at a level appropriate for students in the intermediate grades. It includes lessons embedded with activities, comprehensive examples, and practical applications. Saxon Math offers daily lessons and also reviews throughout the curriculum.  The text is no-nonsense, but attractive in a clean-cut way.  At this time, there are teaching DVDs for grades 4-5 or through Nicole the Math Lady (ask your Personalized Learning Teacher).

https://www.rainbowresource.com/hSearch.jhtm?keyword=saxon

https://nicolethemathlady.com/

Singapore: Primary Math                                         Grade Range: K-5

The Singapore system is designed to integrate adult supervision with independent practice by the students.  Singapore math textbooks help students to visualize problem situations by turning abstract words into easy to understand pictorial models. By constructing a model we can understand the problem situation more clearly. There are placement tests available at: http://www.singaporemath.com/Placement_Test_s/86.htm

http://www.singaporemath.com/

Ready Mathematics                                                Grade Range: K-8

Ready Mathematics helps teachers create a rich classroom environment in which students at all levels become active, real-world problem solvers. Through teacher-led instruction, students develop mathematical reasoning, engage in discourse, and build strong mathematical habits. Ready Mathematics encourages students to develop a deeper understanding of mathematics concepts through the embedded Standards for Mathematical Practice.  It also builds on students’ prior knowledge with lessons that make connections within and across grade levels and directly address the major focus of the grade.

https://www.curriculumassociates.com/products/ready/mathematics


MATHEMATICS - EXTRA SUPPORT

Key To...Workbook Series                                        Grade Range: As needed

The Key to... workbooks generally have lots of white space and less paper and pencil work required per page than other workbooks. They emphasize concepts with pictures and easy-to-understand explanations rather than drill work.Straight forward help on specialized topics. (Fractions, Decimals, Percents, Measurement, Algebra). These can be used as supplemental review workbooks.

https://goo.gl/EDFgJD

Triumph Common Core Support Coach                Grade Range: 3-8

Developed specifically for students who need extra support with rigorous Common Core content, Support Coach helps identify gaps in student understanding and supports their areas of need in key foundational skills.  In-depth lessons target priority skills and standards and offer strategic interventions.  Skills and concepts reintroduced that are foundational to performing at grade level.  Key math vocabulary highlighted throughout and sufficient practice to ensure mastery.  Strategies to guide students to problem solve effectively.  Intended to be used for students working out of grade level, needing more exposure to Common Core Standards, or are not using Common Core aligned curriculum.

Website: unavailable

MATHEMATICS - DIGITAL SUPPLEMENTAL

Symphony Math                                                        Grade Range: TK-5

A web-enabled program with a visual and highly intuitive interface, Symphony Math® helps students understand at a conceptual level. Instead of being overwhelmed by numbers, students move at their own speed and learn how math works.  Through every stage of Symphony Math®, students gain a strong foundation in underlying principles and become better equipped to take on basic and advanced subjects. Going far beyond rote math drills and practice tests, this special teaching solution illuminates the core of learning and produces confident, more capable students. https://symphonylearning.com/


SOCIAL STUDIES

A History of US                                                        Grade Range: 5th & 8th

A History of US series weaves together exciting stories that bring American history to life. Joy Hakim's single, clear voice offers continuity and narrative drama as she shares with a young audience her love of and fascination with the people of the past. Joy Hakim has put the joy back in learning American History. Grade 5 - Books 1-5  Grade 8 - Books 4-8

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Glencoe Social Studies                                        Grade Range: 6-8

This curriculum offers a standard textbook along with a workbook.  Glencoe works very well for traditional learners.. The Active Reading Note-Taking workbook provides structured support for use before, during, and after reading. Foldables are unique student-made, three-dimensional graphic organizers that help students learn, retain, and review important information and concepts.  This curriculum offers the textbook on CD and a Reading Essentials workbook for struggling readers.

http://glencoe.com/sites/florida/student/socialstudies/index.html

Me and My World - Printable Packet                        Grade Range: K

Engaging cross-curricular activities are designed to expand a child's view from self to family, to community, and to world. The four units in the book are Me, My Family, My Classroom Community, and My World. Within these units, several social studies concepts are introduced: identity, culture, time, geography, civics, relationships, economics, and environments.

https://www.teachercreated.com/products/me-and-my-world-9269

Oxford University Press - The World in Ancient Times

                                                                        Grade Range: 6

The World in Ancient Times, a one-of-a-kind series that combines the knowledge of scholars of ancient history with the storytelling know-how of writers of young adult fiction. Each book is made up of 24 to 26 chapters short and lively enough to hold the attention of a middle-school student.  The World in Ancient Times hooks young readers into the story of not only what we know but the often more interesting tale of how we know it.

https://goo.gl/Ei2LIg

Oxford University Press - The Medieval and Early Modern World

                                                                        Grade Range: 7

Following in the footsteps of The World in Ancient Time, The Medieval & Early Modern World is a compelling 7 volume series that links the ancient world with the more recent history of our own times. Accessible and enjoyable in its coverage of basic world events, each volume is authored by senior scholars and includes cutting-edge and reliable scholarship about each subject.  Each book is made up of 24 to 26 chapters short and lively enough to hold the attention of a middle-school student.

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Impact                                                                Grade Range: K-8

Impact offers a textbook, workbook, and online component where students will gain building blocks for critical thinking, develop a strong reading and writing foundation, and learn what it means to be responsible, active citizens. With engaging content, IMPACT takes a fresh approach to social studies curriculum.

https://www.mheducation.com/prek-12/program/microsites/MKTSP-AAS02M0.html

Studies Weekly - Social Studies                                Grade Range: K-8

A one-year subscription to Social Studies Weekly newspaper publications consists of 36 weekly units. The online option offers online tests, Rev the Rat reward room, and newspapers which have a read aloud feature.  You can choose to order newspapers only, online access only, or newspapers and online access.  Using the Teacher’s Resources Guide is required and makes this curriculum full and complete.  Grade 8 can be ordered upon request.

www.studiesweekly.com

Story of the World                                                Grade Range: 1-4

The Story of the World is an award-winning resource for families looking for a history curriculum they can fall in love with. Told as a narrative, engaging style that has become Susan Wise Bauer's trademark. This read-aloud series is designed for parents and teachers to share with elementary school children.  This curriculum offers story based learning with hands-on activities.  The Activity Book contains comprehension questions, maps, coloring pages, and hands-on activities for each chapter.

http://www.susanwisebauer.com/books/the-story-of-the-world/


SOCIAL STUDIES - SUPPLEMENTAL

California Early History                                        Grade Range: 4

Printable e-book on Teacher Resources.  This book, California Early History, was written as a simplified, yet complete, resource book for you to use in your classroom or at home.  The activities can be used as a supplement to your regular history curriculum.  There are twelve separate sections in this book. The first eleven sections cover California’s history from the discovery days through statehood.  Each of these sections is written in such a way that it can be used individually - without going in order - or they can all be completed in order (which we recommend). The sections are arranged chronologically in the book.  Section twelve is the answer key.

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Evan-Moor Daily Geography                                        Grade Range: 1-6

A strong understanding of geography is a key component in a student’s developing knowledge of the world around them. Build important world knowledge and fundamental map skills with Daily Geography Practice from Evan-Moor. We offer books covering progressively more complex grade-appropriate concepts, created to teach students important geography facts and map reading.  Daily Geography e-books can be printed by your Personalized Learning Teacher.

http://www.evan-moor.com/t/daily-social-studies

Evan-Moor History Pockets                                Grade Range: 1-6

Evan-Moor History Pockets offer hands-on projects.  This resource is typically used to supplement another history curriculum in order to offer a more project-based experience.  The History Pockets e-books can be printed by your Personalized Learning Teacher.

http://www.evan-moor.com/c/197/history

Maps, Globes, and Graphs                                        Grade Range: 1-6

This workbook-based series uses the five geography themes of movement, place, region's, location, and human/environment. The different grades have some degree of overlap in the skills practiced, with overlapping areas in the higher grades being investigated in much greater depth.  Level A = 1st grade and so on

https://goo.gl/pO2hP1


SCIENCE

Evan-Moor Daily Science                                        Grade Range: 1-5

Fostering an interest in science at a young age can provide great groundwork for a student’s future. Enhance your students’ science literacy with daily engaging, inquiry-based lessons. Teach students important concepts and vocabulary with a balanced variety of activities covering life, earth, and physical sciences.

http://www.evan-moor.com/t/daily-science

Glencoe Focus on Science                                        Grade Range: 6-8

This curriculum offers a standard textbook along with a workbook.  Glencoe works very well for traditional learners. The Active Reading Note-Taking workbook provides structured support for use before, during, and after reading. Foldables are unique student-made, three-dimensional graphic organizers that help students learn, retain, and review important information and concepts.  This curriculum offers the textbook on CD and a Reading Essentials workbook for struggling readers.

Grade 6: https://goo.gl/oPYQP1 Grade 7: https://goo.gl/NKfJEl Grade 8: https://goo.gl/d9au0l

McRuffy Science                                                Grade Range: K-3

The McRuffy Science Curriculum is a complete science program that allows students to discover science in the world around them with engaging activities, lessons, and materials that are aligned with national science standards and several state standards.

http://mcruffy.com/index.html

Science Fusion                                                        Grade Range: 4-8

ScienceFusion is a state-of-the-art science program designed for building inquiry and STEM skills and optimized for learning in the classroom or at home, on a laptop, tablet, or using a science textbook. The digital curriculum, virtual labs, hands-on activities, and write-in science textbook develop important critical-thinking skills that prepare students for success in future science courses and in the workplace.

https://www.hmhco.com/programs/sciencefusion

Studies Weekly - Science                                        Grade Range: K-5

A one-year subscription to Studies Weekly - Science newspaper publications consists of weekly units.  The online option offers online tests, Rev the Rat reward room, and newspapers which have a read aloud feature.  You can choose to order newspapers only, online access only, or newspapers and online access.  Using the Teacher’s Resources Guide is required and makes this curriculum full and complete.

www.studiesweekly.com

McGraw Hill Inspire Science Program                   Grade Range: 6-8

Inspire Science is designed to help spark students’ curiosity and empower them to ask more questions, think more critically, and generate innovative ideas in an interactive workbook. With the proven 5E instructional framework, Inspire Science provides an in-depth, collaborative, evidence based, and a project-based learning experience to place elementary science students on the path to career and college readiness.

https://www.mheducation.com/prek-12/program/microsites/MKTSP-AIB05M0/k-5.html

Mystery Science                                                 Grade Range: K-5

Mystery Science is a browser-based program and classroom videos are intended to be projected for the students to view. This is a standards-aligned curriculum in which are covered through interactive videos, discussions and follow up activities. The units in Mystery Science can be used as an entire science curriculum or as a supplement to what you're already teaching. Materials for the activities are not provided, except for the grade-level printouts. https://mysteryscience.com/

Discovery Education Techbooks                         Grade Range: 4-8

Science Techbook includes interactive digital resources, print editions and hands-on kits for learners. From NGSS model lessons and embedded CAST-aligned assessments to interactive models, exciting multimedia and over 1800 accompanying hands-on labs and activities, Science Techbook packages everything into one dynamic resource collection.

https://www.discoveryeducation.com/california/science/

SCIENCE - SUPPLEMENTAL

Backyard Scientist                                                Grade Range: K-5

Science experiments help to make science fun!  These hands on science experiment books using items from around your house are do-able and memorable!  Use these resources to enrich your science curriculum.

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ScienceSaurus - Handbook                                        Grade Range: 2-8

ScienceSaurus Student Handbooks are a multipurpose and adaptable resource for a variety of classroom uses including supporting core basal or science kit programs, as well as extending literacy time. With dynamic visuals and clear explanations, ScienceSaurus offers a great way to engage students while helping to build their literacy and vocabulary. Supplemental Handbook available ONLY.

http://www.hmhco.com/shop/education-curriculum/science/elementary-science/sciencesaurus

Picture Perfect and More Picture Perfect        Grade Range: 3-6, K-4

The award-winning NSTA Press® Picture-Perfect Science program features ready-to-teach elementary science lessons designed to help K-5 teachers integrate science and reading in an engaging, kid-friendly way. They provide easy-to-grasp background in Physical Science, Life Science, Earth and Space Sciences, and Engineering Practices. Step-by-step teaching notes, student pages, internet resources, assessments, suggestions for further inquiry, and more books to read are also included...everything you need is at your fingertips!

http://www.pictureperfectscience.com/


ART

Rainforest Art Project                                         Grade Range: 1-5

All-inclusive art curriculum kits - This curriculum is designed to be taught over 5 units with 3 lessons each unit. Week 1 is a story and building background knowledge, week 2 is a focused art project and week 3 is an extensional activity. Each lesson is designed to take about an hour. CC state standards for ELA and VAPA are included. History-Social Science framework standards are the basis for lesson topics. Step-by-step Instructional videos are included for each project.

https://www.rainforestartproject.org/

Draw Write Now                                                Grade Range: 1-5

The eight-book Draw Write Now series has step-by-step drawing instruction and short sentences for writing practice. Each Draw Write Now book guides a student to draw a picture, write sentences about the picture, and to learn about that subject.

https://www.drawyourworld.com/books

Art for Kids Hub                                                Grade Range: K-8

Rob has an engaging and very encouraging personality.  He does step by step drawing, painting, and origami lessons with his kids.  They add new lessons daily.  You can watch online at their website or on youtube.

https://www.artforkidshub.com/


DIGITAL RESOURCES

Below you will find a list of all of our digital resources.  Contact your Personalized Learning Teacher to gain access for these amazing websites.

Language Arts

i-Ready - ELA

My Access

Nessy Reading & Spelling,  Nessy Writing Beach

Raz-Kids  (Reading A-Z)

Reading A-Z

Writing A-Z

Spelling & Vocabulary City

STARFALL

Math

i-Ready - Math

IXL Math

Khan Academy

Symphony Math

Typing and Keyboarding

Keyboarding without Tears

Nessy Typing

Typing Quest

All Subjects

BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr.  K-3

Discovery Education Video Streaming    

EdHelper

Enchanted Learning

Lesson Pix

Moby Max

Pinterest: CORE Butte https://www.pinterest.com/corebutte/

Quizlet

Wonderopolis

PE

Go Noodle


Quick Reference Grade Level Chart

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Language Arts

Journeys

McRuffy

Starfall

Love of Literacy (LOL)

All About Reading

Glencoe CA Treasures

Glencoe Expressions

Novel Companion

Pathway Readers

Ready Common Core Reading

Evan-Moor Daily 6-Trait Writing

Grammar for Writing Sadlier Oxford

Saxon Grammar and Writing

Strategies for Writers

Student Writing Intensive

Write Source

Ready Writing

Easy Grammar Programs

Evan-Moor Grammar & Punctuation

Grammar for Writing Sadlier Oxford

Saxon Grammar and Writing

All About Spelling

AVKO Spelling - Sequential Spelling

Evan-Moor Building Spelling Skills

Red Hot Root Words

Vocabulary from Classical Roots

Wordly Wise

Words Are Wonderful

Handwriting Without Tears

Zaner-Bloser Handwriting

McRuffy Handwriting

Explode the Code

Primary Phonics

Lexia (online)

Barton Reading & Spelling

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Evan-Moor Literature Pockets

Evan-Moor Sight Word Workbooks

Four Square Writing Method

Daily Grams (grammar supplement)

Editor-in-Chief (grammar supplement)

Mathematics

Excel Math

Glencoe Math Courses 1, 2, 3

My Math McGraw-Hill

Saxon Math Courses 1, 2, 3

Saxon Math Intermediate

Singapore: Primary Math

Ready Mathematics

Key To....Workbook Series

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Triumph Common Core Support Coach

Symphony Math

Social Studies

A History of US

Glencoe Social Studies

Me and My World - printable packet

Oxford University Press - The World in Ancient Times

Oxford University Press - The Medieval & Early Modern World

Impact

Studies Weekly - Social Studies

Story of the World

California Early History

Evan-Moor Daily Geography

Evan-Moor History Pockets

Maps, Globes, Graphs

Science

Evan-Moor Daily Science

Glencoe Focus on Science

McRuffy Science

Science Fusion

Studies Weekly - Science

Backyard Scientist

ScienceSaurus - Handbook only

Picture Perfect & More Picture Perfect

Art

Rainforest Art Project

Draw Write Now

Art for Kids Hub