New Albany Elementary has created a curriculum aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Our programs offer students the opportunity for unlimited success through a curriculum reaching beyond the benchmarks.Reading: K-2 students gain understanding of word structure and word patterns. Vocabulary progresses through the grades and students are able to use context clues for meaning. Recognition of main idea/details and expanded comprehension are primary factors for determining successful readers.
Reading: 3-5 students improve their understanding of word structure, and use context clues to establish meaning. Vocabulary continues to progress through these grades, and students learn to interpret workplace data. Recognition of main idea/details and expanded comprehension are primary factors for determining successful readers.
Language: K-5 students focus on sentence structure, spelling, and learning to write for meaning. The ability of students to edit what they read and write is a primary factor for determining successful language students.
students focus on patterns, algebraic thinking,
data analysis, prediction, measurement, and geometric
concepts. The ability of students to demonstrate
and apply number sense is a key factor for determining
successful math students. Houghton Mifflin math
offers a powerful approach to teaching math that
makes a difference right from the start. The program
incorporates engaging hands-on activities, special
student manipulative kits including write-on, wipe-off
workmats. The program utilizes isolation to teach
higher-level skills which are broken down and reinforced
through differentiated activities presented to
students as class work, homework, and enrichment.
students focus on big ideas in science such as
life cycles and patterns of change. 2-5 students
demonstrate success by building on previous ideas
and developing the ability to apply concepts.