Curriculum and Programs

Reading/Language Arts

Reading Program

Kindergarten – Fifth Grade

Reading Wonders
Reading Wonders is the first and only reading program designed specifically for the College and Career Ready Standards for Reading/Language Arts. Combining research-based instruction with new tools to meet today’s challenges, every component and every lesson is designed for effective and efficient CCRS instruction.
 

The program provides unmatched support for
• Building a strong reading foundation
• Accessing complex text
• Finding and using text evidence
• Engaging in collaborative conversations
• Writing to sources

Using a rich range of diverse print and digital media, Wonders provides the instructional support and materials you will only find in a program that was created to teach to the rigor, intent, and depth of the State Standards.

Sixth grade - Eighth Grade
myPerspectives

myPerspectives is a brand new English Language Arts curriculum for grades 6-12 that values the perspective of the learner, collectively and individually, and provides next-gen learning experiences that promote higher achievement and develop the competencies needed for college and career readiness.  Interactive learning blends print and technology in a student centered, teacher inspired classroom.  This dynamic Pearson program creates an interactive, engaging, and relevant learning enviroment through reading, meaningful activites, and purposeful performance tasks.  

Math

Math Program

Kindergarten – Sixth Grade
enVisionmath

enVisionmath is a comprehensive, blended digital and printed mathematics program designed to help students achieve the mathmatical proficiency levels in Union County Schools math curriculum standards, providing the foundation for future math courses and beyond.
Students will be actively involved in using concrete and digital tools to develop deep mathematics understanding and will apply this understanding through practice and problem-solving in every math lesson.  

Seventh - Eighth Grade
Explorations in Core Math

Explorations in Core Math for Grades 6–12 is a complete program for transitioning to the Common Core State Standards with interactive, real-world applications that help students deepen their understanding of crucial math concepts, while addressing the Common Core Curriculum and the Standards for Mathematical Practice. This program allows students to not just “do the math” but also to “understand and explain” their math.


 Parent Resources
Remediation and Additional Practice Websites

This website provides additonal practice worksheets on skills found in our new standards. The sheets are listed by standard to make locating them easier to find.
•   www.ixl.com
This website provides lots of fun practice on skills found in our new standards. The skills are organized by grade and standard making it convenient for all.
•   http://jmathpage.com
This website provides hundreds of math games covering skills from counting to fractions.
•   http://mrnussbaum.com

This website provides additional skill practice with a short animated "Teach Me" feature. All problems have instant feedback and all parts of the problem have a read-aloud icon so that students can listen as well.
 •   gregtangmath.com
Lots of fun math practice to work on number sense, mental math, and computation skills. Children will have math as they play games such as Kookoma, Espresso, Numskill, Break Apart, and Funny Numbers.
•   www.mathsnacks.com

Resources Guides can be found:

http://www.pta.org/content.cfm?ItemNumber=2909