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We offer a full catalog of customizable online courses. These courses provide a robust learning experience and can be used to support classroom instruction, blended learning, or in a fully virtual learning environment.  

 

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English/Language Arts Kindergarten Semester A (1 of 2)

Language Arts

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will begin to identify and write all letters, produce letter sounds, and also frequently used phonograms. Learners will also master weekly sight words and reading and comprehension strategies to grow as readers.

English/Language Arts Kindergarten Semester B (2 of 2)

Language Arts

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will begin to identify and write all letters, produce letter sounds, and also frequently used phonograms. Learners will also master weekly sight words and reading and comprehension strategies to grow as readers.

Mathematics Kindergarten Semester A (1 of 2)

Math

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will work with foundational math facts. They will learn to count to 12, how to compare sizes, ordinal numbers putting items in order, what a number line is and its uses, basic measurements such as inches and feet, and how to tell time on digital and analog clocks. They will have many opportunities to practice these new concepts by interacting with online confirmation exercises and filling out worksheets offline.

Mathematics Kindergarten Semester B (2 of 2)

Math

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will learn to count to twenty and work with comparing objects using the terms tall, longer, and shorter as well as comparing two objects using the terms lighter and heavier. They will continue their exploration of basic geometric shapes such as cones and spheres. Learners will be introduced to money in the form of counting pennies, nickels, and dimes. Projects include making paper fingers and thumbs and creating designs with them and making numbers out of dough.

Science Kindergarten Semester A (1 of 2)

Science

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will use their senses to explore their world. Learners will experience nature walks, gardening, and imitative games by exploring varying concepts. Learners in this course will continue using their senses to explore their world. They will also experience nature walks, gardening, and imitative games by exploring varying concepts.

Science Kindergarten Semester B (2 of 2)

Science

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will use their senses to explore their world. Learners will experience nature walks, gardening, and imitative games by exploring varying concepts. Learners in this course will continue using their senses to explore their world. They will also experience nature walks, gardening, and imitative games by exploring varying concepts.

Social Studies Kindergarten Semester A (1 of 2)

Social Studies

Grades K-5

In this course, learners are introduced to their place in the community and the responsibilities of being a member of society. Great figures of U.S. history such as Pocahontas, George Washington, and Abraham Lincoln are a focus of learning this semester. Learners will also learn about everyday heroes, the responsibilities of pet ownership, the importance of rules, table manners, and eating well.

Social Studies Kindergarten Semester B (2 of 2)

Social Studies

Grades K-5

In this course, students are introduced to map reading skills. They will be taught to read maps of the U.S. and the world. From learning about a location to how water is represented to floor plans, students are introduced to map skills that will last a lifetime. Projects will include a piece on distinguishing facts from fiction, buying locally, and focusing on the differences between needs and wants. Projects will help students think about what pets need and define emotions.

English/Language Arts 1 Semester A (1 of 2)

Language Arts

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will continue to build recognition and practice writing all letters, producing letter sounds, and also frequently used phonograms. Learners will also master
weekly sight words and reading and comprehension strategies to grow as readers.

English/Language Arts 1 Semester B (2 of 2)

Language Arts

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will continue to build recognition and practice writing all letters, producing letter sounds, and also frequently used phonograms. Learners will also master
weekly sight words and reading and comprehension strategies to grow as readers.

Mathematics 1 Semester A (1 of 2)

Math

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will build fluency with basic math facts. They will learn to count to 100, basic addition and subtraction facts, and how to add double-digit numbers. Students will be introduced to such new concepts as word problems, Venn diagrams, and basic geometric concepts. There is an emphasis on learning practical skills such as reading thermometers, looking at maps, and understanding the value of coins. Learners will have multiple opportunities to practice new skills and knowledge by using integrated online practice problems.

Mathematics 1 Semester B (2 of 2)

Math

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will begin counting by twos, fives, and tens. They will learn both vertical addition and subtraction and are introduced to multiplication and division and the signs used in those operations. Learners will continue their exploration of geometric shapes through drawing and apply what they learn about shapes by sorting various figures in Venn diagrams.

Science 1 Semester A (1 of 2)

Science

Grades K-5

In this course, learners complete projects that are designed to allow for exploration and discovery. Learners will observe their surroundings and, through observations of the natural world, conduct inquiries into topics related to their healthy development.

Science 1 Semester B (2 of 2)

Science

Grades K-5

In this course, learners complete projects that are designed to allow for exploration and discovery. Learners will observe their surroundings and, through observations of the natural world, conduct inquiries into topics related to their healthy development.

Social Studies 1 Semester A (1 of 2)

Social Studies

Grades K-5

In this course, learners begin to explore basic fundamentals of social studies, including map skills, cardinal directions and will begin to examine maps of the U.S. and the globe. Learners will also be introduced to important figures from American history such as Pocahontas, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Clara Barton. Learners will also make maps of their homes, neighborhoods, as well as a personal timeline.

Social Studies 1 Semester B (2 of 2)

Social Studies

Grades K-5

In this course, focus on introductory economics. They will study bartering, goods and services, jobs in the community, and how the marketplace works. A skill that learners will practice throughout the course is retelling stories. Learners may do this by recording audio, retelling the stories orally, or writing their observations. Projects will help students think about thoughtful words, showing respect, and being honest. Learners will write, draw, and perform in these projects.

English/Language Arts 2 Semester A (1 of 2)

Language Arts

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will learn how to spell and write vocabulary words, read more fluently, apply grammar concepts, and participate in handwriting and writing activities
throughout each thematic unit. Learners also continue to master weekly sight words and
reading and comprehension strategies to grow as readers.

English/Language Arts 2 Semester B (2 of 2)

Language Arts

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will learn how to spell and write vocabulary words, read more fluently, apply grammar concepts, and participate in handwriting and writing activities
throughout each thematic unit. Learners also continue to master weekly sight words and
reading and comprehension strategies to grow as readers.

Mathematics 2 Semester A (1 of 2)

Math

Grades K-5

In this course, learners build fluency with basic math facts and add and subtract within 100 to solve word problems using strategic methods. Learners also manipulate numbers to 1000 using knowledge of hundreds, tens, and ones. And, learners demonstrate arrays with repeated addition.

Mathematics 2 Semester B (2 of 2)

Math

Grades K-5

In this course, learners use place value to add and subtract within 1000. Learners also use place value to estimate and solve word problems to demonstrate skills. learners also measure and compare length and represent it on a number line. Learners also work with money and time to compare values. Learners also collect data, represent it on graphs, and discuss it. And, learners recognize common two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes by specific characteristics.

Science 2 Semester A (1 of 2)

Science

Grades K-5

In this course, learners explore the process of observation and how important it is to the study of science and identify the five senses and why they are critical for observation. Learners use these observation skills throughout the course as they examine many different types of animals and their environments.

Science 2 Semester B (2 of 2)

Science

Grades K-5

In this course, learners learn the different groupings of animals, including those with vertebrates and invertebrates, warm and cold-blooded animals, carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores. They will also look at the characteristics of reptiles, insects, birds of prey, and fish.

Social Studies 2 Semester A (1 of 2)

Social Studies

Grades K-5

In this course, learners are introduced to the basic fundamentals of social studies, including culture, geography, and economics. Learners explore the Ancient Cultures of China, Africa, and the Celts.

Social Studies 2 Semester B (2 of 2)

Social Studies

Grades K-5

In this course, learners study economics and the role that money plays in every civilization. Learners learn the difference between natural, human, and capital resources. learners also learn to understand the exchange of money and goods for services.

English/Language Arts 3 Semester A (1 of 2)

Language Arts

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will grow in reading comprehension skills and strategies to help them become stronger readers. Learners will also master weekly spelling and vocabulary words and grammar concepts that will help them become stronger writers. New
concepts are introduced through text, video, and interactives. Once introduced, new concepts are practiced through interactives and worksheets. Learners also complete
weekly work that includes cursive handwriting, journal entries, and independent reading.

English/Language Arts 3 Semester B (2 of 2)

Language Arts

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will grow in reading comprehension skills and strategies to help them become stronger readers. Learners will also master weekly spelling and vocabulary words and grammar concepts that will help them become stronger writers. New
concepts are introduced through text, video, and interactives. Once introduced, new concepts are practiced through interactives and worksheets. Learners also complete
weekly work that includes cursive handwriting, journal entries, and independent reading.

Mathematics 3 Semester A (1 of 2)

Math

Grades K-5

In this course, learners begin with building flexibility with numbers as they master addition and subtraction facts as well as multiplication and division facts. Learners will understand relationships between addition and subtraction, multiplication, and addition and multiplication and division as they learn to borrow, carry, and regroup in order to find sums and differences of two whole numbers up to 10,000. Learners will also comprehend the place value of base ten numbers up to 1,000,000 in order to find patterns and make estimations. Lastly, they will implement a 4-step approach to solving problems and express numbers differently, including translating them into Roman Numerals or expressing them as ordinal numbers.

Mathematics 3 Semester B (2 of 2)

Math

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will explore concepts of measurement, including linear measurement, weight, volume, temperature, and time. They will also recognize, compare, and convert fractions. Learners will write amounts of money and make change using as few coins as possible. Lastly, learners will examine lines, polygons, and solid figures as they are introduced to basic concepts of geometry.

Science 3 Semester A (1 of 2)

Science

Grades K-5

In this course, learners' journey through the Earth and its many miracles. They will begin by learning about the Earth, the sun, and the moon. By participating in simple experiments, learners will explore the water cycle, gravity, the weather and its patterns, various types of terrain, and the role of plants in the production of oxygen and their importance to human survival.

Science 3 Semester B (2 of 2)

Science

Grades K-5

In this course, learners continue with root formation, the interdependence of plants and humans, biomes of land and sea, extreme weather, rocks, vertebrates, and invertebrates, as well as extinction. Learners will expand their knowledge through video, pictures, short readings, projects, and hands-on experiments. Learners will understand that experiments require the use of instruments, observation, recording, and drawing evidence-based conclusions.

Social Studies 3 Semester A (1 of 2)

Social Studies

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will begin to explore the basic fundamentals of social studies, including geography, civics, and economics. Learners will begin by looking at the beginning of civilization and examining the ancient Hebrew civilization, the Phoenicians, and the Kush tribe of ancient Africa. They will then move on to examining the Native American tribes of the Cherokee, Sioux, and Hopi. Learners will also look at the first explorers of the Americas and learn about the beginning of the United States.

Social Studies 3 Semester B (2 of 2)

Social Studies

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will increase their skills by creating maps and looking at the landscapes. They will take a close look at their own personal heritage by mapping their ancestry. Learners will follow a step-by-step approach for successfully completing each lesson, which includes storytelling, repetition, projects, arts and crafts, and videos.

English/Language Arts 4 Semester A (1 of 2)

Language Arts

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will work with reading, writing, speaking, listening, and the study of vocabulary and grammar in a way that engages today's learners and supports them in building a broad and diverse set of literacy skills. Learners study classic literature as
well as more contemporary forms, including media and multimedia products. Writing assignments focus on expository, narrative, and persuasive modes and emphasize the use of reasoning and details to support opinions. Each writing assignment spans several
lessons and guides learners through a writing process that begins with prewriting and ends by emphasizing one or more aspects of conventions of standard written English.

English/Language Arts 4 Semester B (2 of 2)

Language Arts

Grades K-5

In this course, learners will work with reading, writing, speaking, listening, and the study of vocabulary and grammar in a way that engages today's learners and supports them in building a broad and diverse set of literacy skills. Learners study classic literature as
well as more contemporary forms, including media and multimedia products. Writing assignments focus on expository, narrative, and persuasive modes and emphasize the use of reasoning and details to support opinions. Each writing assignment spans several
lessons and guides learners through a writing process that begins with prewriting and ends by emphasizing one or more aspects of conventions of standard written English.

Mathematics 4 Semester A (1 of 2)

Math

Grades K-5

In this course, instruction includes creative videos, mathematical storytelling, practical math applications, and repetition to reinforce skills throughout the course. In this first semester, learners focus on developing an understanding and fluency with multi-digit multiplication and developing the understanding of dividing to find quotients involving multi-digit dividends. Learners will also develop an understanding of fraction equivalence, addition, and subtraction of fractions with like denominators, and multiplication of fractions with whole numbers.

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