• Memorial and Essex Elementary Curriculum Resources

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    ELEMENTARY CURRICULUM GUIDES

    Kindergarten

    Grade One

    Grade Two

    Grade Three

    Grade Four

    Grade Five

     

    READING:

    Manchester-Essex Regional School district implements a Balanced Literacy approach rooted in evidence-based strategeies and techniques.  This includes strong multisensory decoding instruction (Lively Letters), phonics instruction (Open Court), guided reading, and written language instruction (Write Steps).

    Lively Letters RESOURCES:

    http://www.readingwithtlc.com/index.html

    Open Court RESOURCES:  

    http://opencourtreading.com/

    Guided Reading Text Gradient:

     

    Guided Reading  

     

    Written Language:

    Manchester-Essex Regional School district uses the Write Steps program to teach students how to communicate effectively through well-organized and well-developed written language.  The program is a tool for our teachers to deliver the Massachusetts Core Standards (http://www.doe.mass.edu/candi/standards/) to our students.

    Write Steps RESOURCES:  http://www.writestepswriting.com/

    Mathematics:

    Manchester-Essex Regional School District implements the Everyday Mathematics (EM4) program to deliver mathematics content to our students.  This program is an outstanding tool to guide students to master the Massachusetts Core standards in mathematics.  The program offers many resources online to help teachers and parents to work together with the common goal of student success in mathematics.

    The RESEARCH Behind Everyday Mathematics:

    http://everydaymath.uchicago.edu/research/

    Everyday Mathematics PARENT Resources:

    http://everydaymath.uchicago.edu/parents/

    Everyday Mathematics GAMES and Other Resources:

    http://everydaymath.uchicago.edu/parents/parent-links/

    Everyday Mathematics TEACHER Resources:

    http://everydaymath.uchicago.edu/teachers/

     

    Science:

    Manchester-Essex Regional School District implements the KnowAtom program to deliver science content to our students.  This program is an outstanding tool to guide students to master the Massachusetts Core standards (http://www.doe.mass.edu/candi/standards/)in science.  The program is an inquiry-based program where students engage in many hands-on projects as they explore the scientific world.

    KnowAtom INFORMATION: https://www.knowatom.com/

     

    Manchester-Essex Regional Middle School

     

     

    Manchester-Essex Regional High School