Organized around the Core Knowledge Sequence, a broad-based curriculum developed with the philosophy that the more a person knows, the more they can learn.
Includes monthly units addressing Colorado Model Content Standards
Individualized student learning plans developed to meet each student’s long and short term goals.
Science: Baltimore Core Knowledge Curriculum and many hands-on projects.
History/Social Studies: Baltimore Core Knowledge Curriculum, with History Alive! textbooks. A variety of supplementary materials are also included. The curriculum is based on a three-year rotation.
Math: Prentice Hall 6th grade, 7th grade, Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1 textbooks.
Language Arts: Core Knowledge Curriculum, Shurley English and Grammar, Writing Traits, literature circles, poetry units, writing contests, Total Reader, and various independent reading responsibilities.
Art: Integrated with all other curriculum.
Greek/Latin Roots: Students build their knowledge in vocabulary, which increases reading comprehension.
Technology: Keyboarding/typing skills, Internet Literacy, Word Processing, Web 2.0 tools, Internet Research, PowerPoint, other special projects with computers.
Service Learning: Students participate in recycling for DAAL as well as the BELA preschool, in addition to volunteering for various community service projects.
Other Electives: Student have the option of participating in some elective classes at Delta Middle School for an additional fee assessed by the School District, and paid by the parent.