What is Core?

    The Core program integrates the study of World Geography, History, English, and Literature.  It is literature based in that skills of writing and reading are learned within the context of the literature we read.  Furthermore, it is activity centered.  Projects, group work, and interactive notebooks help students understand material more deeply.


    Texts Used:

    History-  Ancient Civilizations, Holt

    Reading-  Pearson Literature

    Grammar and Writing – Pearson Grammar and Writing (and workbook)

    Spelling-  Spelling and Vocabulary, Houghton Mifflin

    Supplemental novels-  The Cay, Tuck Everlasting, Bridge to Terabithia, etc.



    Teachers have the right to teach.

    Students have the right to learn.

    Therefore, no one will interfere with this process.