Academics

Washington State Learning Standards

Kindergarten       1st       2nd         3rd        4th        5th

Curriculum

Reading

  • Making Meaning (Comprehension Strategies)
  • Fountas and Pinnell Phonics
  • Benchmark Bookroom Materials
  • Good Habits, Great Readers, Bookroom Materials

Writing

  • Lucy Calkins's Units of Study in Narrative, Informational and Opinion Writing
  • Handwriting Without Tears

Math

  • Eureka Math
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Conceptual Understanding
  • Computational Fluency

Social Studies

  • Kindergarten: Myself and My Family
  • First Grade: Families
  • Second Grade: Communities
  • Third Grade: Native Americans of the northwest coast, pioneer life, government
  • Fourth Grade: Washington State and the Pacific Rim; history, geography, economics, and civics
  • Fifth Grade: United States exploration, colonization, revolutionary war, and geography

Science

  • Highline and ISD developed science kits
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science
  • Earth/Space Science