Compass

Stimulating and engaging content…

Enhance every student’s opportunity to achieve by providing engaging content that connects learning to everyday life. Compass Learning’s research based curriculum providers a stimulating learning environment.

Learning Styles: Linguistic – Word Smart, Intrapersonal – Myself Smart, Visual/Spatial – Picture Smart
Compatibility: Computer & iPad
Delivery Format: Web-based
Standards: Oklahoma, CCSS, NWEA

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Elementary

Language Arts

Course Description
Kindergarten ELA The Kindergarten Language Arts class encourages students to learn new vocabulary, develop fluency and begin to expand their newfound reading comprehension skills. Through a series of reading, writing and learning based activities; students will explore the alphabet, principals/fundamentals of print, learn the different parts of a book and much more to help them on their way to understanding the basics of language arts.
1st Grade ELA The 1st grade Language Arts class encourages students to learn new vocabulary, develop fluency and begin to expand their newfound reading comprehension skills. Through a series of reading, writing and learning based activities; students will explore high frequency words, demonstrate a knowledge of the different letters in the alphabet and the sounds they make alone and when paired. Students will also be instructed on vowels, the sounds of vowels, how to apply their new knowledge to reading and much more to help them on their way to understanding the basics of language arts.
2nd Grade ELA The 2nd grade Language Arts class encourages students to explore high frequency words, demonstrate knowledge of vowels, the sounds of vowels, and how to apply their new knowledge to reading. Through a series of reading, writing and learning based activities; students will build on their knowledge of high frequency words and fluency with an emphasis on speed and accuracy. Students will also begin working on inflection, reviewing punctuation, context clues and much more to help them on their way to understanding language arts.
3rd Grade ELA The 3rd grade Language Arts class encourages students to explore synonyms, antonyms, analyzing and determining the correct meaning of a word and work to understand idioms. Through a series of reading, writing and learning based activities students will build on their knowledge of comprehension in order to enhance their ability to comprehend written text, learn about the nuances of plot, theme, sequential order and much more to help them on their way to understanding language arts.
4th Grade ELA The 4th grade Language Arts class encourages students to expand and apply knowledge of grade level appropriate vocabulary, apply comprehension strategies to literary/expository texts and enhance reading, writing and thinking skills. Through a series of reading, writing and learning based activities students will apply grammatical and mechanical conventions in written compositions, read/ respond to a variety of literature and much more to help them on their way to understanding language arts.
5th Grade ELA The 5th grade Language Arts class encourages students to expand and apply knowledge of grade level appropriate vocabulary, apply comprehension strategies to literary/expository texts and enhance reading, writing and thinking skills. Through a series of reading, writing and learning based activities students will work on developing fluency, the use of appropriate conventions of written language, further their knowledge on the elements of writing and much more to help them on their way to understanding language arts.

Math

Course Description
Kindergarten Math The Kindergarten Math class is dedicated to introducing students to the wonderful world of math. Through a series of learning based activities, students will begin to develop the knowledge of patterns, sorting, shapes and how to describe positional relationships. Furthermore, students will be instructed on counting, grouping, different ways to represent numbers, how to compare and contrast numbers and so much more as they work to understand the foundations of math.
1st Grade Math The 1st grade Math class is dedicated to building on previously taught lessons in order to further comprehension of the intricacies of math. Through a series of learning based activities, students will begin to understand numeration, number theories/systems, relationships among numbers and the ways of representing fractions. Furthermore, students will be instructed on operations and their relationships, understanding patterns, relations, functions, how to analyze mathematical situations/structures and so much more as they work to understand the inner workings of math.
2nd Grade Math The 2nd grade Math class is dedicated to building on previously taught lessons in order to further comprehension of the intricacies of math. Through a series of learning based activities, students will begin to understand numeration, number theories/systems, relationships among numbers, three-dimensional shapes, describing spatial relationships and the ways of representing fractions. Furthermore, students will be instructed on operations and their relationships, understanding patterns, relations, functions, how to analyze mathematical situations/structures. and so much more as they work to understand the inner workings of math.
3rd Grade Math The 3rd grade Math class is dedicated to building on previously taught lessons in order to further comprehension of the intricacies of math. Through a series of learning based activities, students will begin to understand numeration, number theories/systems, writing numbers, reading and writing whole numbers, comparing and ordering whole numbers and number lines/inequalities. Furthermore, students will be instructed on addition/subtraction, multiplication/ division, understanding operations and how they relate to one another. Also taught in the 3rd grade math would be lessons on understanding the concepts of money, using algebraic equations to represent mathematical situations and so much more as they work to understand the inner workings of math.
4th Grade Math The 4th grade Math class is dedicated to building on previously taught lessons in order to further comprehension of the intricacies of math. Through a series of learning based activities, students will begin to understand the addition/subtraction, multiplication/ division, fractions/decimals and understanding operations and how they relate to one another. Also taught in the 4th grade math would be lessons on understanding the concepts of money, using algebraic equations to represent mathematical situations, coordinating geometry and so much more as they work to understand the inner workings of math.
5th Grade Math The 5th grade Math class is dedicated to building on previously taught lessons in order to further comprehension of the intricacies of math. Through a series of learning based activities, students will begin to understand the concepts of place value and estimation, how to perform operations using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and learn about integers/variables. Also taught in the 5th grade math would be lessons on customary and metric units of measurements, perform conversions, apply geometric concepts to different situations to solve problems and so much more as they work to understand the inner workings of math.

Science

Course Description
1st Grade Science The 1st grade Science class assists students on the journey to understanding science. Students will be instructed on the patterns of structure and function in living and nonliving things, understand the basic characteristics of earth science, and explore contributions people have made to scientific knowledge.
2nd Grade Science The 2nd grade Science class assists students on the journey to understanding science. Students will be instructed on patterns in nature, basic characteristics of force and motion, and the basic characteristics of earth and space.
3rd Grade Science The 3rd grade Science class assists students on the journey to understanding science. Students will be instructed on the process of scientific investigation, identifying properties of objects and materials, Characteristics and basic needs of organisms and environments, as well as properties of earth materials.
4th Grade Science In the 4th grade Science class students will learn about the scientific process and scientific investigation. They will explore Force and Motion as well as changes in Matter and Energy. Students will also learn the characteristics and structures of living things, how living things interact with one another and their environment and study the planet Earth, Earth’s natural resources and Earth’s moon.
5th Grade Science Students will be instructed on the processes involved with completing scientific investigations, how changes in matter are related to atoms and molecules and how electricity interacts with matter. Students will also study Life Science including classification, ecosystems and food chains. 5th graders will study the solar system and our earth’s weather.

Social Studies

Course Description
2nd Grade Social Studies The 2nd grade Social Studies class works to instruct students on the differences between “wants” and “needs”, comparing/contrasting the locations of people, places and environments, understanding “Our National Identity”, understanding the importance of jobs/ value of work and so much more.
3rd Grade Social Studies In the third grade Social Studies, students begin a focused study of the state of Oklahoma. They will study Oklahomans who have been important in the development of the state as well and creates an appreciation for the many peoples who have settled in Oklahoma. Students will also explore the physical and political features of the state including its natural resources.
4th Grade Social Studies In Grade 4, students will examine the physical, cultural, political, economic, and the historic development of the United States including early European contact with Native Americans.
5th Grade Social Studies In the Grade 5 curriculum students will learn about the foundation, formation, and transformation of United States History. Students will examine the inheritance of the British system and the practices of constitutionalism, self-government, individual rights, representative government, and separation of powers. Units will start with British settlement of Virginia at James Towne in 1607 and will end with the explorations of the Louisiana Purchase by Lewis and Clark.

Middle School

Language Arts

Course Description
6th Grade ELA 6th grade Language Arts encourages students to expand and apply knowledge of grade level vocabulary, apply comprehension strategies to literary/expository texts, enhance reading, writing, and thinking skills. Through a series of reading, writing and learning-based activities, students will work on grammatical/mechanical conventions of language in written compositions, identify the structural features of literature, develop an appreciation for the different genres of literature, and much more to help them understand language arts.
7th Grade ELA 7th grade Language Arts encourages students to expand and apply knowledge of grade level vocabulary and writing. Students will work on compression activities, literary response/analysis, and writing applications. Through a series of reading, writing and learning-based activities, students will work on fluency, reading comprehension, pre-writing, and much more to help them understand language arts.
8th Grade ELA 8th grade Language Arts encourages students to expand and apply knowledge of grade level vocabulary, apply comprehension strategies to literary/expository texts, and enhance reading, writing, and thinking skills. Through a series of reading, writing and learning-based activities, students will work on fluency, reading comprehension, pre-writing, and much more to help them understand language arts.

Math

Course Description
6th Grade Math 6th grade Math is dedicated to building on previously taught lessons in order to bolster student comprehension of math's intricacies. Through a series of activities, students will begin to understand Roman numerals, numbers using the “base-ten” system, basic operations—addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division strategies in order to solve problems. Students will also learn decimals and perform all four operations in order to solve problems, perform all four operations using integers; how to analyze, interpret, create graphs, and so much more as they work to understand the inner workings of math.
7th Grade Math 7th grade Math is dedicated to building on previously taught lessons in order to bolster student comprehension in regards to the intricacies of math. Through a series of activities, students will begin to address expressing numbers through the use of exponents and scientific notation, order of operations, fractions, decimals, percents, and estimations. Also taught in 7th grade math would be prime and composite numbers, prime factorization, greatest common factor, least common multiple, scales, rates, ratios, proportions, percents, and so much more as they work to understand the inner workings of math.
8th Grade Math 8th grade Math is dedicated to building on previously taught lessons in order to bolster student comprehension of math's intricacies. Through a series of learning-based activities, students will learn about rational/irrational numbers, absolute value and scientific notation, repeating decimals, principal square roots, estimation and simplification of expressions, and number theories. 8th graders also learn about ratios, proportion and percent, real world computation, expressions, equations, and so much more as they work to understand the inner workings of math.

Science

Course Description
6th Grade Science Students will learn about the scientific process and scientific investigations. Students will study Physical Science, including physical properties in matter and the transfer of energy. They will study Life Science, including structure and function in living systems, and populations and ecosystem. They will also study Earth and Space Science, including the structures of our Earth and solar system.
7th Grade Science Students will learn about the scientific process and scientific investigations. Students will study Physical Science, including matter and its functions, motion, stability, and energy. They will study Life Science, including molecules to organisms, structure and processes, heredity, biological unity, and diversity. They will also study Earth and Space Science, including the structures of our Earth and our universe.
8th Grade Science Students will learn about the scientific process and scientific investigations. Students will study Physical Science, including matter and its interactions, motion and stability, forces and interactions, waves and their applications in technologies for information transfer. They will study Life Science, including the range of molecules to organisms, structure and processes, biological unity, and diversity. They will also study Earth and Space Science, including the Earth’s systems and human impact on these systems.

Social Studies

Course Description
6th Grade World Geography - Western Hemisphere In 6th grade World Geography students will study the spatial patterns of humankind and the physical characteristics of the Western Hemisphere and its peoples. Students will use geographic knowledge as a tool for understanding the concepts of economics and the impact of recent history on contemporary events.
7th Grade World Geography - Eastern Hemisphere Students will use geographic knowledge as a tool for understanding the concepts of economics and the impact of recent history on contemporary events. Students will focus on the spatial patterns humankind and the physical characteristics of the world and its peoples. Students will also explore how these patterns form, change over time, and relate to one another in the Eastern Hemisphere.
8th Grade US History The American Revolution through the Civil War and Reconstruction Eras (1754-1877) is focus of United States History for Grade 8. Students will study the major causes, key events, and important personalities of the American Revolution. Students will also examine factors, events, documents, significant individuals, and political ideas that led to the formation of the United States of America.