Saxon builds on concepts gradually. Many advanced concepts are introduced early, but in such a way that students don’t realize it. By they time they need to use it, they are comfortable with the idea.
- Reading/Literature Curriculum
Core Knowledge - see coreknowledge.org
Social Studies, History, Geography, Literature, and Visual Arts are taught by dyadic and skilled history and arts specialists utilizing those components of the Core Knowledge Curriculum. This well-known and well-researched curriculum takes a world view of history as well as current events, instructing students in the geography of the world and how it affects the histories of different countries and regions.
- Spelling & Writing
Additionally, grades K-2 will be using Lucy Calkins Writers Workshop curriculum, a structured approach to encouraging emerging writers to express themselves through their writing experiences. Grades 3-6 will continue to progress in their written expression using Write Source's interactive six-trait writing curriculum, providing students with experiences in applying the writing process to various forms of writing. The student writing process will be enriched by the use of technology in combination with growing writing skills to produce well researched and engagingly presented writing projects, including multi-media productions.
- Daily Five
- Digital Curriculum
- RAZ Kids
- Levelled Library
- Words Their Way
7th Grade CTE Class:
Career and Technical Education Introduction (CTE Intro) offers exploration and preparation for high demand jobs and career paths that are both satisfying and financially rewarding. CTE provides grades seven through college career preparation programs covering a combination of applied and technical arts and sciences, including:
Family and Consumer Sciences (includes cooking and sewing)
Technology and Engineering
The Career and Technical Education Introduction course is designed to help students identify interests, traits, and skills and connect them to effective education and career planning; all of this done at an appropriate developmental level. The students will be active learners as they sample various career tasks, utilize technology, and meet high standards of achievement. Experiences in this course ultimately help students value education and career planning and maximize individual opportunities.