National Geographic Reach curriculum is a K-6 is a program built to meet the demands of Common Core State Standards. It includes explicit and systematic whole and small group instruction at all grades with engaging resources. Reach offers 4 week units that allow for assessment throughout as well as at the end of each unit. Reach is the next generation of language, vocabulary, reading, writing, and content for elementary students. Reach is designed around unit themes and Big Ideas. Reach provides all students with a robust and interactive learning environment to acquire and expand their language, by providing an enriching language and content experience.  Reach offers a flexible design to enable teachers to tailor instruction to meet the needs of students. Reach also integrates technology into the classroom through myNGconnect, by allowing teachers to bring the curriculum to life through; student eEditions with audio, video, and interactive links, digital Library with content images, video, and audio clips, games for phonics and vocabulary, Student Resources:  My Vocabulary Notebook and My Assignment.

The Connected Mathematics Project (CMP3)is a problem-centered curriculum promoting an inquiry-based teaching-learning classroom environment. Mathematical ideas are identified and embedded in a sequenced set of tasks and explored in depth to allow students to develop deep mathematical understandings and meaningful skills. The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) and the Standards for Mathematical Practice are embedded within each problem. The goal of CMP3 is to help students and teachers develop mathematical knowledge, understanding, and skill along with an awareness of, and appreciation for, the rich connections between mathematics and other disciplines. We use this curriculum in grades 6.

Supplemental programs: In science, our students are working with the Next Generation Science Standards via an online program called Discovery Education.  It has lots of interactive features to hook students into advanced scientific concepts and discovery as well as hands-on experiment ideas for teachers.  Being a Writer is a program that we use to make sure our students have direct and robust writing instruction in order to prepare them for every type of academic or creative writing. 

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