Curriculum

Curriculum

In the Mt. Adams School District, students are exposed to grade level, rigorous curriculum aligned to the Washington State K-12 Learning Standards/Common Core State Standards (CCSS). 

For more information on the Washington State Learning Standards, see the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction website at http://www.k12.wa.us/CurriculumInstruct/learningstandards.aspx

School

Grades

English/Language Arts Curriculum

Math Curriculum

Harrah Elementary School

K-6

Reading Wonders, McGraw Hill

Engage New York

Mt. Adams Middle School

7-8

Collections, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Agile Mind

White Swan High School

9-10

Collections, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Agile Mind Intensified Algebra

Agile Mind Geometry

White Swan High School

11-12

College in the High School/Eastern WA University (EWU)

Bridge to College

All aligned to WA State Learning Standards

 

Algebra 2 – Agile Mind

Bridge to College

Precalculus - Option to earn Central WA University credits

All aligned to WA State Learning Standards

 

Engage New York is rigorous, grade level curriculum in English/Language Arts and Mathematics aligned to Common Core State Standards developed by New York State Education Department.  For more information, see https://www.engageny.org/.

 

Agile Mind core math programs are grounded in research on educational practices that produce meaningful learning gains for all students—from those facing the greatest barriers to those achieving at the highest levels. The Agile Mind curriculum connects abstract concepts with students’ everyday realities in ways that are powerfully engaging, motivating, and effective. For more information, see http://www.agilemind.com/programs/mathematics/middle-school-math/.

 

The Bridge to College courses for English language arts (ELA) and Mathematics are fourth-year (senior-level) courses designed for students scoring a Level 2 on the Smarter Balanced high school assessment (10th grade). Students who earn a "B" or better in the Bridge Course are eligible to enter credit-bearing coursework in any of the State of Washington Community and Technical Colleges.  For more information, see https://www.k12.wa.us/student-success/graduation/transition-postsecondary-education/bridge-college-courses.

 

Reading Wonders, McGraw Hill, a comprehensive PreK–6 literacy solution, is designed to meet the challenges of today’s classroom and reach all learners. A wealth of research-based print and digital resources provide unmatched support for building strong literacy foundations, accessing complex texts, writing to sources, and building social emotional learning skills. Whether in the core classroom, an English language learner, or benefiting from intervention support, Wonders provides students equity of access to rich texts and rigorous instruction.  For more information, see https://www.mheducation.com/prek-12/program/wonders-2020/MKTSP-BGA07M0.html.

 

Collections, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, creates passionate student readers with texts that matter to them, and their engagement with the texts inspires them to become critical readers, writers, and thinkers.  For more information, see https://www.hmhco.com/programs/collections/overview.