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Kindergarten–Grade 8 Course Catalog


Start Your Child on a Rewarding Learning Journey We are pleased to offer the Calvert curriculum for our students. The Calvert curriculum is proven, time-tested, and recognized for excellence by educators and parents alike as the finest curriculum available today for families who make the choice to school at home. Stemming from its beginnings more than 100 years ago at the prestigious Calvert School in Maryland, the Calvert curriculum is now used worldwide in homes, virtual schools, and blended learning environments, and has even been incorporated into other curriculum providers’ offerings. Take a look at Calvert and you’ll find an impressive list of families and alumnae. Among so many others, President Barack Obama, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Pearl S. Buck, and

Accreditation and Alignment to Educational Standards

political commentator William F. Buckley were at one time or another all Calvert students.

Calvert Curriculum is accredited and approved by the Middle States Association Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools and approved by the Maryland State Department of Education. The instructional program is based on the International Association for K–12 Online Learning (iNACOL) standards for online programs.

The Benefits You Will See from Calvert

Calvert regularly reviews all courses and introduces new materials after considering state standards and the standards established by the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics, National Council for Teachers of English, National Council for Teachers of Social Studies, and National Science Teachers Association, as well as the International Society for Technology in Education.

Well-renowned curriculum for families schooling at home

Recognized for excellence by educators and parents throughout its 110-year history The perfect balance between flexibility and structure for your family

Classroom-tested materials and textbooks delivered to your door

Step-by-step teacher-created Lesson Manuals

Offline learning with integrated online resources provide a dynamic, fun, and enriching learning experience

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The Calvert Lesson Manual Your road map for guiding daily learning Calvert parents will tell you that Calvert’s Lesson Manuals are the “gold” of the Calvert curriculum. With complete daily plans for all subjects, these indispensable manuals provide detailed, step-by-step instructions to enable you successfully teach your child. With every Calvert course, you’ll receive both printed and online versions of the Lesson Manuals.

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• List of daily materials and books • Assignment summary • Clear learning objectives

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Calvert Online Resources Learning made fun with interactive multimedia resources Interactive learning brings ideas and concepts to life. Calvert has integrated a variety of online resources into our lessons along with textbooks and traditional resources to provide your child with a dynamic, fun and enriching learning experience.

Britannica® School Grades K–8

Your child has access to a wealth of information through the multimedia resources located in this ad‑free online version of Encyclopedia Britannica. Interactive and engaging graphics, audio, games, and videos accompany many topics, allowing your child to explore content according to their learning level.

Britannica® World Atlas Grades K–8

The World Atlas allows your child to explore regions of the world through interactive Google Maps. Each country and major city contains additional resources where your child can read a summary, profile, or related historical highlights.

Britannica® School

Discovery™ Education STREAMING Grades K–8

Calvert presents concept-specific videos from Discovery Education STREAMING. The videos will engage your child and help bring lessons to life.

Britannica® World Atlas

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Science Fusion BrainPOP Online Activity ®

BrainPOP

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Science Fusion Grades 6–8

Interactive multimedia learning is more than just fun; it increases learning. Calvert presents interactive tools featuring videos, games, and quizzes from BrainPOP. Your child will love using the online activities that are an integrated part of the Calvert experience.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Science Fusion series includes online activities, videos and virtual labs that can be completed side-by side with hands-on activities. This series promotes important critical-thinking skills that prepare students for success in future science courses and in the workplace.

Interactive Computer Skills

e-Textbooks

Grades K–8

Grades K–8

Computer aptitude is a vital skill. Calvert Computer Skills are subject-integrated, animated and child-friendly to help children develop word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation software, HTML basic programming, desktop publishing, and web research skills.

Game-Based Math Practice Grades K–5

Learning math is fun with web-delivered supplemental math activities. This game-based program uses rich, multisensory activities designed to improve learning while developing higher level problem-solving and reasoning skills.

Publisher-provided electronic versions of selected textbooks contain additional resources, such as video clips, auto-graded practice tests, and valuable support material.

Calvert Instructional Videos Grades 5–8

Calvert’s math, grammar, composition, and history instructional videos are engaging and interactive. These tutorial videos are aligned to lesson objectives and help with retention.

Instructional Composition Video

Game-Based Math Practice

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Kindergarten Math

Students explore Math by learning about fractions, money, shapes, time, and simple addition and subtraction.

Language Arts

This phonics-based approach uses colorful, read-aloud phonics storybooks and poetry to introduce and reinforce short vowel and consonant sounds, sequencing, auditory and visual discrimination, classifying and rhyming.

Science

Students study topics such as the seasons, weather, the human body, plants and space.

Social Studies

Students discuss community, transportation, and significant people and events.

Technology

Word processing and graphics applications are introduced.

Music

Students learn traditional children’s songs and finger plays.

Art

Students paint, draw with crayons and chalk, and complete craft activities to foster creativity and develop fine-motor skills.

Hands-on, active learning

INSIDE YOUR BOX

• Lesson Manual • Teacher Aids • Letters & Words • 19 Early Phonics Storybooks • The Music Break CDs (2) • Calvert Math Lesson Manual • Calvert Math Textbook • Calvert Math Workbook • Activity Pages • Poems & Prose • Little Big Books – Set of 20 • Read Aloud Books – Set of 10 • Word and Picture Book • Phonics Library • Practice Book, Volume 1 & 2 • Supplies 

ONLINE RESOURCES

• Online Lesson Manual • Game-based Math Practice • Interactive Computer Lessons • Curriculum Checkpoints • Britannica® School Atlas • World BrainPOP Interactive Activities • Discovery Online Education STREAMING • Course content subject to change.

Children enjoy a full-day program featuring a phonics-based learning approach that gives them a solid foundation for reading. Hands-on, interactive activities make learning fun as students are introduced to Technology, Science, handwriting, and the fundamentals of music.

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Grade 1

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Manual • Lesson Here We Go! • Let’s Be Friends • Surprises • Treasures • Wonders • Red Robin, Fly Up! • Reading Work Pages • Reading Word Cards • Calvert Speller • Phonics Library • Explore Your World I • Maps, Globes, Graphs: Level A • Stories and Longer Verses • Writing Fun • Math Lesson Manual • Math in Focus Textbook (A+B) • Math in Focus Workbook (A+B) • Science: A Closer Look • Activity Pages • Tests • Science Kit • Supplies • 

Discovering the joy of reading and writing

ONLINE RESOURCES

• Online Lesson Manual • Game-based Math Practice • Interactive Computer Lessons • Curriculum Checkpoints School • Britannica® World Atlas • BrainPOP Online Interactive Activities • Discovery Education STREAMING • e-Textbooks • Answer Keys for Daily Work •

Calvert’s spelling and reading are integrated so your child learns and retains phonics basics, the building blocks of language.

Math

Students work with two- and three-digit numbers, skipcounting, measurements, addition and subtraction, telling time, and graphs.

Language Arts

Through activities that develop phonemic awareness, phonics, comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency skills, students build on printing skills and begin to use the distinctive Calvert script. The formal spelling program overlaps with phonics instruction in reading. Students learn to compose sentences on a given topic, lines of poetry, and thank-you notes.

Science

An exploration of living things, Earth, weather, matter, motion, and energy excites the imagination.

Social Studies

Students are inspired by biographies of famous explorers, political figures, inventors, and American leaders. They explore the five themes of geography and learn basic map skills.

Technology

Computer studies include word processing, computer navigation, graphics skills, and visual mapping basics. Course content subject to change.

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Grade 2

Integration and application across content areas

Math

Social Studies

numbers through the thousands.

Geography

Students perform complex addition and subtraction, manipulate and measure geometric figures, develop skills with money and measurement, represent data, and work with

Language Arts

Phonics storybooks and reading anthologies reinforce word analysis techniques and develop comprehension skills. Simultaneously, students begin writing dictated words and sentences, learn punctuation and spelling rules, and start to express ideas in original compositions.

Science

Students study heat, light, forces, the properties of rocks, the heart and lungs, plants, animals, and habitats.

Students create a postcard from a character in one story to send to a character in another story. They illustrate the postcard and include flora and fauna seen in the setting, which connects to the study of plants and animals in their Science Lessons.

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Biographies of old-world figures, inventors, and leaders in American life expand an understanding of the world.

Students learn about exact and relative location, boundaries, and regions while continuing to build basic map skills.

Technology

Typing, spreadsheets, internet, and e-mail skills are used.

Art

Students develop skills in drawing and studying famous paintings.

• Lesson Manual • Adventures • Delights • Phonics Library • Reading Workbook • Rhymes and Verses • Explore Your World II • Maps, Globes, Graphs: Level B • Calvert Writer with Spelling • Math Lesson Manual • Math in Focus Textbook (A+B) • Math in Focus Workbook (A+B) • Science: A Closer Look • Activity Pages • Art Pictures • Tests • Science Kit • Supplies 

Course content subject to change.

ONLINE RESOURCES

• Online Lesson Manual • Game-based Math Practice • Interactive Computer Lessons • Curriculum Checkpoints School • Britannica® World Atlas • BrainPOP Online Interactive Activities • Discovery Education STREAMING • Answer Keys for Daily Work •

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Grade 3

In-depth exposure to social studies and literature

INSIDE YOUR BOX

• Lesson Manual • Smiling Hill Farm • Tales from Far and Near, Tales of Long Ago • Rewards • Horizons • A Child’s Study of Famous Americans • Gods of Greece • Let’s Read a Poem • Everyday Spelling • Reading Work Pages • Reading Word Cards • Writing and Grammar Workbook • Maps, Globes, Graphs: Level C • Scott Foresman Communities • Math Lesson Manual • Math in Focus Textbook (A+B) • Math in Focus Workbook (A+B) • Science: A Closer Look • Art Cards • Tests • Activity Pages • Science Kit • Supplies 

ONLINE RESOURCES

• Online Lesson Manual • Game-based Math Practice • Interactive Computer Lessons • Curriculum Checkpoints School • Britannica® World Atlas • BrainPOP Online Interactive Activities • Discovery Education STREAMING • e-Textbooks • Answer Keys for Daily Work • OPTIONAL RESOURCES

• Verticy program for struggling readers Course content subject to change.

Students are exposed to fairy tales and folk tales. They explore how these tales reflect the culture of origin. Students then write their own fairy tale.

Math

Science

Students use problem-solving and

Life cycles, ecosystems, matter,

visual representations to interpret

force, motion, and astronomy,

data, create tables and graphing,

health, and mineralogy are studied.

add and subtract like and unlike fractions and mixed numbers, express decimals as fractions and mixed numbers, measure angles,

Social Studies Students begin a more formal study of social studies,

and find area and perimeter.

focusing on communities.

Language Arts

Geography

Composition lessons help students further develop writing and reinforce spelling skills. Students are introduced to ancient mythology

Students learn to identify hemispheres, continents, and oceans. They gain an understanding of longitude, latitude and

to foster literature appreciation.

symbols on maps and graphs.

Smiling Hill Farm, a classic, but rare,

Technology

children’s book reprinted exclusively for Calvert, is the first novel students read on their own. It is supplemented by story anthologies.

Spreadsheets, graphing, and presentation skills are employed throughout subjects.

Art Students learn techniques in drawing, perspective, and color.

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Grade 4 Math

Students use problem-solving and visual representations to interpret data, create tables and graphs, add and subtract like and unlike fractions and mixed numbers, express decimals as fractions and mixed numbers, measure angles, and find area and perimeter.

Language Arts

A focus on reading strategies helps students become better readers and connect more deeply with both fiction and nonfiction. Students use the writing process to develop original compositions.

Idea expression and scientific discovery Science

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Students study life science, physical science, and earth science.

Social Studies

Students study regions of the United States and basic geography using maps, globes and graphs.

Technology

Spreadsheets, tables, charts, and graphs are integrated throughout the curriculum.

Art

Students improve skills using lines, light sources, and motion.

• Lesson Manual • Everyday Spelling • Grammar & Usage • Famous Legends • Identities: An Anthology • In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson • Jackie Robinson: Strong Inside and Out • Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH T homas Edison: The Great Inventor • Math Lesson Manual • Math in Focus Textbook (A+B) • Math in Focus Workbook (A+B) • Science: A Closer Look • Maps, Globes, Graphs: Level D • Regions • Social Studies Workbook • Tests • Activity Pages • State History Courses • Art Cards and Art Pictures • Science Kit • Supplies • ONLINE RESOURCES

 ncourage your young scientist E through hands-on experiments. Calvert includes science materials with each grade, providing hard-tofind materials needed to conduct science activities. Online resources show real-world application.

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• Online Lesson Manual • Game-based Math Practice • Interactive Computer Lessons • Curriculum Checkpoints School • Britannica® World Atlas • BrainPOP Online Interactive Activities • Discovery Education STREAMING • e-Textbooks • Answer Keys for Daily Work •

OPTIONAL RESOURCES

• Verticy program for struggling readers Course content subject to change.

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Grade 5

In-depth review of history and classic literature

INSIDE YOUR BOX

• Core Lesson Manual • Grammar/Composition/Spelling Manual – Includes Activities and Tests • The Secret Garden • Sing Down the Moon • Number the Stars • Shiloh • The Sign of the Beaver • Call It Courage • Reading Comprehension: Level E • Critical Thinking: Level E • Everyday Spelling • Grammar & Usage • Math Lesson Manual • Math in Focus Textbook (A+B) • Math in Focus Workbook (A+B) • Science: A Closer Look • American Tall Tales • Build Our Nation • Student Atlas • A Child’s History of Art: Painting • Painting Art Cards • Core Tests • Core Activity Pages • Science Kit • Supplies 

ONLINE RESOURCES

• Online Lesson Manual • Game-based Math Practice • Interactive Computer Lessons • Curriculum Checkpoints School • Britannica® World Atlas • BrainPOP Online Interactive Activities • Discovery Education STREAMING • e-Textbooks • Calvert Instructional Videos • Answer Keys for Daily Work •

OPTIONAL RESOURCES

• Verticy program for struggling readers

Your child learns and processes information, then uses presentation software to share newfound knowledge. Calvert students develop age‑appropriate computer skills and apply those skills in various subjects.

Math

Students use problem-solving and visual representations to multiply and divide fractions, simplify algebraic expressions, represent ratios in fraction form, multiply and divide decimals, and classify polygons.

Language Arts

Students explore connections among American history, literature, and geography by reading classic historical novels such as Sing Down the Moon and Sign of the Beaver. Students also continue their studies in grammar and learn how to write different kinds of compositions.

Science

Animal and plant kingdoms, weather, ecosystems, physics of matter, forces, and energy are explored.

Course content subject to change.

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History

Students continue to learn about American history, from colonial times through the twenty-first century.

Geography

Students study the regions of the United States, the countries of Latin America, and Canada.

Technology

Research and basic HTML skills are introduced.

Art

Students learn different art techniques including contour, naturalism, and linear perspectives.

Art History

Using A Child’s History of Art: Painting by Virgil Hillyer, students study paintings from ancient Egypt through the modern art movement.

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Grade 6 Math

Students draw on problem-solving skills and prior knowledge to develop an understanding of ratios and proportions, summarize data distributions, compare numbers with percents and ratios, write and evaluate algebraic expressions, and express and compute rates.

Language Arts

Students develop skills of literary analysis while enjoying poetry, drama, novels, and nonfiction. Grammar study is intensified as students learn how to diagram sentences. Composition skills are honed through various assignments, including a research report.

Science

Students study the nature of science, measurement, and data to form a foundation for conducting scientific investigations throughout the course. Earth Science topics such as Astronomy, geology, oceanography, and meteorology are explored through STEM activities that encourage scientific thought.

An emphasis on independent learning History & Geography

Students are awed by the past through the study of world history and geography. Students explore ancient civilizations from early humans through the Renaissance.

Technology

Web research and creating digital presentations are critical skills used for study across subjects.

Art

Students study Egyptian line drawing, soft-dough sculpture, relief sculpture, and symmetry design. Lessons are coordinated with Art History study.

Art History A Child’s History of Art: Sculpture offers the study of great sculpture from ancient times to the present. Course content subject to change.

When students study Russia, they are introduced to Leo When students study Russia, Tolstoy and how his writing they are introduced Leo reflects not only thetoculture Tolstoy and how his writing of Russia but explores reflects notqualities only thesuch culture universal as of Russia but explores universal helpfulness, compassion, qualities suchjustice. as helpfulness, mercy, and compassion, mercy, and justice.

INSIDE YOUR BOX

• Core Lesson Manual • Grammar/Composition/Spelling – Includes Activities and Tests • Theras and His Town • The Phantom Tollbooth • Explorations: An Anthology • C  ity: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction • The Master Puppeteer • One Hundred Years of Poetry for Children • Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Esperanza Rising • Everyday Spelling • Elements of Language • Math Lesson Manual • Math in Focus Textbook (A+B) • The Dynamic Earth • Earth’s Water and Atmosphere • Space Science • Introduction to Science and Technology • Ancient Civilizations: • Through the Renaissance Child’s History of Art: Sculpture • ASculpture • Core TestsArt Cards • Core Activity Pages • Science Kit • Supplies • ONLINE RESOURCES

• Online Lesson Manual • Interactive Computer Lessons • Curriculum Checkpoints School • Britannica® World Atlas • BrainPOP Online Interactive Activities • Discovery Education STREAMING • Calvert Instructional Videos • Answer Keys for Daily Work • e-Textbooks • Learning Strategies • How to Diagram a Sentence •

OPTIONAL RESOURCES

• Verticy program for struggling readers Course content subject to change.

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Grade 7

INSIDE YOUR BOX

• Core Lesson Manual • Grammar/Composition/Spelling Manual – Includes Activities and Tests • Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry • The Door in the Wall • Out of the Dust • Across America on an Emigrant Train • A Single Shard • Classic Poems to Read Aloud • Everyday Spelling • Elements of Language • Math Lesson Manual • Math in Focus Textbook (A+B) • Cells and Heredity • The Diversity of Living Things • The Human Body • Ecology and the Environment • Across the Centuries • Europe and Russia • A Child’s History of Art: Architecture • Architecture Art Cards • Core Tests • Core Activity Pages • Science Kit • Supplies 

ONLINE RESOURCES

• Online Lesson Manual • Interactive Computer Lessons • Curriculum Checkpoints School • Britannica® World Atlas • BrainPOP Online Interactive Activities • Discovery Education STREAMING • Calvert Instructional Videos • Answer Keys for Daily Work • e-Textbooks • Learning Strategies • How to Diagram a Sentence •

Inspired and integrated art and history

OPTIONAL RESOURCES

• Verticy Learning program for struggling readers

Students are immersed in a world of art and architecture as history and art converge. A rich palette of resources including picture cards, online resources, and hands-on art activities combine for a whirlwind virtual tour of the world’s most impressive structures.

Math

Students develop an understanding of proportional relationships, add and subtract integers, perform operations with rational and irrational numbers, simplify algebraic expressions, and approximate probability and relative frequency.

Language Arts

Geography

Students explore the essential elements, themes, and branches of geography while studying the Earth’s climate, environment, resources, global populations, cultures, government, and economics, with a particular focus on Europe and Russia.

Students continue to build strong grammar and composition skills through descriptive narrative, expository writing, and poetry. Students enjoy novels, poems, and works of nonfiction.

Technology

Science

Students apply concepts from Art History, including creating trilithons and step pyramids and designing various buildings.

Students explore Life Science through inquiry and scientific thought. Topics explored include cell function, processes of plants, animal behavior, the systems of the human body, and ecology. Engaging virtual labs and diverse instructional materials create a rich learning experience.

History

More sophisticated topics such as networks, web research and validation, desktop publishing, and databases are introduced.

Art

Art History

A Child’s History of Art: Architecture is explored with applied lessons designing structures. Course content subject to change.

Students are captivated by the past as they study the fall of Rome through the Enlightenment.

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Grade 8 Math

Students develop a deep understanding of algebra through statistical applications and representing and comparing functions. Students will also add and subtract using scientific notation, use exponential notation, graph linear equations, analyze data, and apply geometric transformations.

Language Arts

High school preparation and confidence building

Science

Physical Science is explored through the topics of the properties of matter, chemical bonding and reactions, motion, forces, energy, and the properties of sound and light waves. This course incorporates many optional digitally-rich features for an engaging experience that nurtures 21st century skills critical to college and career readiness.

Narrative poetry and prose correspond to American History. Students are immersed in the country’s intellectual, physical, and political identities. Vocabulary, grammar skills, and reading comprehension are built through poetry reading, speeches, sonnets, plays, and award-winning novels.

History

Geography

Students also master study skills, organizing, test taking, note‑taking, and research needed for high school.

Students review geographic themes, such as spatial growth, demographic patterns, and climatic issues, in the historical context of the U.S.

Students study American History from the discovery of America to modern America.

Technology

Students master presentation skills, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, and HTML.

Learning Strategies

Course content subject to change.

Students study American History and read American historical novels as well as speeches by historically significant American figures. For a History assignment, students use writing skills to write a speech to address a constitutional problem.

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• Core Lesson Manual • Grammar/Composition/Spelling Manual – Includes Activities and Tests The Confessions of Charlotte Doyle • The True Pearl • The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman • Reflections: An Anthology • Stories in Verse • Elements of Language • The Growing Vocabulary • Math Lesson Manual • Math in Focus Textbook (A+B) • Matter and Energy • Motion, Forces, and Energy • Sound and Light • America: History of Our Nation • History and Geography Workbook • Atlas of United States History • Core Activity Pages • Core Tests • Learning Strategies • Science Kit • Supplies •

ONLINE RESOURCES

• Online Lesson Manual • Interactive Computer Lessons • Curriculum Checkpoints • Britannica® School World Atlas • BrainPOP Online Interactive Activities • Discovery Education • Calvert InstructionalSTREAMING • Answer Keys for DailyVideos Work • e-Textbooks • Learning Strategies • How to Diagram a Sentence •

OPTIONAL RESOURCES

• Verticy Learning program for  struggling readers

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Help for students who struggle with reading, writing, or spelling in Grades 3 through 8 Built on the simple premise that children who learn differently should be taught differently, the Verticy Learning program was created specifically for students who are struggling with reading, spelling, or writing for a variety of reasons including dyslexia or other learning disabilities. Available as a complete curriculum or as individual supplemental courses, the Verticy Learning program will help your child develop academic confidence and rekindle their love of learning.

Complete Curriculum In the complete homeschool curriculum, your child is placed in an appropriate level of instruction in four distinct areas: Phonics and Spelling, Grammar and Composition, Math, and the Core subject areas (Social Studies/History, Science, Literature, Geography, Technology, and Art).

Supplemental Curriculum Supplemental Verticy Reading Verticy Reading features concentrated phonics and spelling instruction allowing your child to overcome reading challenges. Supplemental Verticy Writing Does your child struggle with composition and grammar? Verticy Writing provides the tools your child needs to succeed.

Availability depends on your school’s offering. Contact your school’s enrollment department for details.

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