Learning

It’s a New Day at St. Sabina Academy and that means New Curriculum in grades K-8.Our students will join other schools in the Archdiocese who are engaging students in 21st Century learning. 


 

NEW READING IN GRADES K-5

Lucy Calkins Units of Study aim to prepare students for any reading and writing task they will face and turn kids into life-long, confident readers and writers who display agency and independence. http://www.unitsofstudy.com/


 

NEW MATH IN GRADES K-5

Everyday Mathematics is a comprehensive mathematics program developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project. Everyday Mathematics emphasizes the application of mathematics to real-world situations. Numbers, skills, and mathematics concepts are not presented in isolation, but are linked to situations and contexts that are relevant to everyday life. http://everydaymath.uchicago.edu/


 

NEW SCIENCE IN GRADES 6-8

FOSS Next Generation puts the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) into practice by integrating all three dimensions: the Disciplinary Core Ideas, the Science and Engineering Practices, and the Crosscutting Concepts, all within our classroom-proven tools and strategies to engage students and teachers in enduring experiences that lead to deeper understanding of the natural and designed world. https://www.fossweb.com/home


 

NEW HISTORY IN GRADES 6-8

Facing History’s approach heightens students’ understanding of racism, religious intolerance, and prejudice; increases students’ ability to relate history to their own lives; and promotes greater understanding of their roles and responsibilities in a democracy. https://www.facinghistory.org​​​​​​​

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Pre-K & K

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Our preschool program is an exceptional community for three and four-year-old students which inspires a love for learning and a strong start to their elementary school journey. All parts of our preschoolers’ day present opportunities for learning, and our teachers know the curriculum content and instructional strategies that meets each students’ learning and social emotional needs.  In our compassionate learning environment, our preschoolers gain the academic skills they need for success in kindergarten and beyond.

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Grades 1-4

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. Students in Grades 1-4 are receiving a strong foundation in reading, math, science and social studies. We use I-Ready testing to learn the strengths and challenges that each student has and then shape their learning experience based on the results. 

Grades 5-8

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Students in Grades 5-8 are considered Jr. High and switch classes for their core subject areas of reading, math, science and social studies. The goal is to prepare students for their high school experience by providing a solid foundation. We are proud that our 8th graders consistently are accepted into top area high schools.

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