Curriculum Guide

Kindergarten

Religion God's Love Creates the Universe
God's Love Makes Me Who I Am
God's Love Gives Me People to Love
God's Love Gives Me Jesus
God's Love Teaches Me to Love
Math Sorting
Geometry and Patterns
Positions
Numbers 1-31
Tables, Graphs and Fractions
Addition/Subtraction Readiness
Money, Time, Measurement
Science Alike and Different
Living vs Non-living
Classification
Seasons
Language
Arts/Reading
Letters, Writing, and Reading
Math Concepts (position, size, sequencing)
Identifying Relationships
Fine Motor Skills
Extra Curricular Gym
Computer
Music
Library


First Grade

Religion Church Community
Feasts and Holy Holidays/Seasons
Our Loving God
God's Son, Jesus
The Holy Spirit
Math Numbers
Addition/Subtraction 1-20
Place Value to 100
Fact Families/Word Problems
Geometry
Money, Time, Measurement
Two-digit Addition
Science Natural World and Observing Patterns of Change
Life Cycles – Plants and Animals
Solids and Liquids
Weather
 
Social Studies Community Service
Major Holidays and Cultural Figures
US Symbols
US Regions
Language
Arts/Reading
Vowel Sounds
Digraphs
Parts of a Book
Reading
Parts of Speech
 
Language Arts/Writing Sentence Structure
Parts of Speech
Extra Curricular Gym
Computer
Music
Library



Second Grade

Religion Church Community
Sacraments of Belonging (Initiation)
Saints Prayers
Math Addition/Subtraction
Place Value to 1000
Two-digit Arithmetic
Three-digit Arithmetic
Science Habitat Awareness of Physical World
Habitats
Forces of Motion
Earth Materials
Social Studies Communities
Cultural Holidays
Presidents
Native Americans
Colonial Massachusetts
Continents
Map Skills
Language Arts Reading Phonics
     Vowel Sounds
     Silent Letters
     Hard/Soft Consonant Sounds
Comprehension
     Maps, Charts, Diagrams
     Context
     Using the Internet
Language Arts Writing Sentences
Parts of Speech
Extra Curricular Gym
Computer
Music
Library



Third Grade

Religion The Church Is One
The Church Is Holy
The Church Is Catholic
The Church Is Apostolic
Math Place Value to 100,000
Addition/Subtraction
Regrouping
Multiplication
Division Concept
Statistics and Probability
Measurement and Time
Geometry
Science Structure of Life
Water Cycle and Weather
Sound
States of Matter
Social Studies Communities
     Change
     At Work
Government
Maps, Charts and Graphs
Language Arts Reading Story Comprehension
Vocabulary Strategies
Spelling
Language Arts Writing Grammar
Writing
     Narratives
     How-To Letters
Extra Curricular French
Gym
Computer
Music
Library



Fourth Grade

Religion Beatitudes
Sacraments in the Church
Math Place Value to 100,000,000
Addition/subtraction with 5 digits
Division by 1 and 2 digits
Multiplication with 2 digits
Measurement
Statistics and Probability
Fractions
Geometry
Science Human Body
Electricity and Magnetism
Solar System
Social Studies US Geography
Regions and Climate
State and Local Government
Language Arts Reading Comprehension
Vocabulary Strategies
Book Reports
Spelling
Language Arts Writing Grammar
Writing
     Book Reports
     Creative Writing
     Poetry and Short Stories
Extra Curricular French
Gym
Computer
Music
Library



Fifth Grade

Religion Sacraments
Initiation
Healing
Service
Sacramental, Prayer, and Devotions
Math Problem Solving
Place Value
Review Addition/Subtraction
Number Theory
Fractions
Multiplication/Division with Fractions
Geometry
Science Food Chain and Ecosystems
Levers, Pulleys, and Simple Machines
Rocks and Minerals
Social Studies Age of Exploration
Colonial America
War for Independence
US Constitution
Industrialization
Language Arts Reading Book Reports
Anthologies
     Nonfiction, Fiction, and Historical
Vocabulary
Language Arts Writing Grammar
Monthly Writing
Extra Curricular French
Gym
Computer
Music
Library



Sixth Grade

Religion God’s Revelation to Humanity
Old Testament
     Passover
Ten Commandments
God’s Presence In Our Lives
Math Whole Numbers
Decimals
Fractions
Geometry
Ratios and Percentages
Word Problem Strategies
Science

Matter, Atoms, and Elements
Energy
Light and Color

Social Studies Ancient Cultures
     Egypt, India, Mesopotamia, China, Greece, Rome
Medieval Europe
Language Arts Reading Book Reports
Comprehension
Vocabulary Skills
Anthologies
     Nonfiction, Fiction, and Historical
Plays
Language Arts Writing Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics
Vocabulary
Formal Writing Process
Extra Curricular French
Gym
Computer
Library



Seventh Grade

Religion Jesus, Son Of God, Son Of Man
Early Church History – Old Testament
Math Pre-Algebra
Science Cell Theory
Genetics, Human Biology, and Human Systems
Life Kingdoms
Social Studies Russia
North Africa and Southeast Asia
European History
South Asia
Language Arts Reading Fiction
Poetry
Drama
Historical Fiction
Myths and Folk Tales
Story Elements
Language Arts Writing Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics
Vocabulary
Writing Process
Extra Curricular French
Gym
Computer
Library



Eighth Grade

Religion Church History
Apostles
Councils, Cultures, Reform
Vatican II
Math Algebra I with Quadratic Equations
Science Chemical Interactions, Phase Changes, and Mixtures
Earth Systems: Water, Climate, Weather, Landmass Mapping
Space and the Solar System
Social Studies Colonial America
Revolutionary War
Constitution
US History through Civil War and Reconstruction
Language Arts Reading Character Studies
Poetry
Drama
Literature Language
     Science Fiction, Plot, Mood and Tone, Theme
Language Arts Writing Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics
Writing Skills
Communication
Vocabulary
Extra Curricular French
Gym
Computer
Library