Harcourt StoryTown first grade provides instruction for phonics,
vocabulary, comprehension, writing and grammar. Story Town is built
around a wonderful collection of fiction and non-fiction literature
including: news articles, biographies, research, narratives, poems,
plays, and fantasy. This curriculum is research driven and was created
by a skilled team of publishers, authors and editors.
Units of Study for Primary Writing
Lucy Calkins and her colleagues have helped hundreds of thousands
of teachers become experts in the teaching of writing. Now they have
written an unprecedented series of books on Units of Study for a
yearlong writing curriculum. Used throughout the year, this book is a
comprehensive guide to the classroom systems and teaching structures
that are the foundation of a primary writing workshop.
A next-generation elementary science program that makes learning
personal, engaging, and relevant for today’s student. Interactive
Science features an innovative Write-in Student Edition that enables
students to become active participants in their learning and truly
connect the Big Ideas of Science to their world.
Math Expressions Common Core,
K–6, combines elements of standards-based instruction with the best
traditional approaches. Through objects, drawings, conceptual language,
and real-world examples, it helps students make sense of mathematics. It supports the Common Core State Standards by covering select concepts for deeper mastery. It is NSF-funded and research-based, it’s proven to be effective in raising student achievement. It also offers new ways to teach and learn mathematics through exploration, modeling and discussion.
Comprehensive and effective, Zaner-Bloser Handwriting has been
honed and refined for 125 years thanks to exhaustive research from
educational leaders and occupational therapists. It is available for Grades