PPS Adopted Curriculum

Terms for Common Understanding-Instructional Materials (pdf)

PreK – Grade 12 English Language Development
PreK – 5
Hampton Brown, Avenues (2004)

Grades 6 – 8
Pearson Longman, Shining Star (2004)

Grades 9 – 12
Pearson Longman, North Star (2003)
Heinle and Heinle, Grammar in Action


PreK – Grade 5 English Language Arts
Scott Foresman, Reading Street (2008)
Scott Foresman, Spanish Lectura, (2008-09)

Scott Foresman, Reading Street (2008) Scott Foresman, Spanish Lectura, (2008-09)

Tier III Lanugage Intervention

    Horizons (1 – 3)

    ERI – KG only (Early Reading Intervention)

    Language! (4-5)

Grade 6-8 English Language Arts
EMC/Paradigm, Masterpiece Series: Literature and the Language Arts (2005)

Tier III Language Intervention 
    Language!

Grade 9-12 English Language Arts
Grade 9
Holt Rinehart Winston (2007), Elements of Literature, 3rd Course
Great Source (2007) Write Source 9

Grade 10
Holt Rinehart Winston (2007), Elements of Literature, 4th Course
Great Source (2007) Write Source 10

Grade 11
Holt Rinehart Winston (2007), Elements of Literature, 5th Course
Great Source (2007) Write Source 11
Bedford/St. Martins (2005), 40 Model Essays

Grade 12
Thomson, Access Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama
Thomson, Thomson Reader: Conversations in Context
Great Source (2007) Write Source 12

Tier III Language Intervention

    Language! (9-12)

Advanced Placement Language and Composition (Grade 11)
Bedford/St. Martin’s (2008) The Language of Composition,
Bedford/St. Martin’s (2007), Everything’s An Argument with Readings
Bedford/St. Martin’s (2007), 50 Essays
Bedford/St. Martin’s (2003), The Bedford Glossary of Critical and Literary Terms

Advanced Placement Literature and Composition (Grade 12)
Thomson (2005), Perrine’s Sound and Sense
Thomson (2006), Perrine’s Story and Structure,
Pearson Longman (2007), Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama, 9th Edition, (hardcover)
Thomson (2006), Wadsworth Anthology of Poetry (Teachers’ Manual)


Mathematics
K-5
The Math Learning Center, Bridges in Mathematics

Grades 6 – 8
Pearson, Connected Math II
College Preparatory Mathematics, Algebra Connections (Selected Chapters)

Tier II
    Math Navigator

Grades 8–12
Algebra: CCSS (Compacted Math Year 2 Grade 8)
College Preparatory Mathematics, Algebra Connections (2006) and CCSS Supplements
Carnegie Learning, Cognitive Tutor: Algebra I (2005)

Geometry
College Preparatory Mathematics, Geometry Connection (2006)
Key Curriculum Press, Discovering Geometry (2003)

Algebra 3 / 4
College Preparatory Mathematics, Algebra 2 (2002)

Bridge to Algebra 2
WH Freeman and Co., Modeling with Mathematics: A Bridge to Algebra II (2006)
WH Freeman and Co., Statistics Through Applications (2005)

Tier II 
    Math Navigator


PE
K-12
For comprehensive health-related fitness education

* Human Kinetics, Physical Best Activity Guides (2005), 2nd edition (Grades 3-12)
* Human Kinetics, Fitnessgram/ Activitygram (2005), 3rd edition (Grades 6-12). Purchased in 2006 for all high schools and one middle school. Will expand to grades 5-8.
* Human Kinetics, Fitness for Life (2007),1st ed. for 6-8; (2005), 3rd edition for 9-12 (Grades 6-12)
* Human Kinetics, Brockport Physical Fitness Test Manual (1999) (Adapted PE)

For motor skills development

* Sports, Play & Active Recreation for Kids - SPARK (Grades K-8); K-2 (2008), 3-6 (2007), 6-8 (2009)

For wellness/ nutrition support

* Five for Life Program, Nutrition Activity Handbook (2004) (Grades K-5)


Science K – 5
Kindergarten
Delta, Life Science FOSS Kits Animals 2x2
Delta, Life Science FOSS Kits Trees

First Grade
Delta, Life Science FOSS Kits Insects
Carolina Biological, Earth/Space STC Kits Pebbles, Sand & Silt
Kendall Hunt, Physical Science INSIGHTS Kits Balls & Ramps

Second Grade
Delta, Physical Science FOSS Kits Balance & Motion
Carolina Biological, Earth/Space STC Kits Weather
Kendall Hunt, Life Science INSIGHTS Kits Habitats

Third Grade
Carolina Biological, Earth/Space STC Kits Rocks & Minerals
Carolina Biological, Physical Science STC Kits Changes
Kendall Hunt, Life Science INSIGHTS Kits Growing Things

Fourth Grade
Carolina Biological, Earth/Space STC Kits Land & Water
Kendall Hunt, Life Science INSIGHTS Kits Bones & Skeletons
Kendall Hunt, Physical Science INSIGHTS Kits Circuits & Pathways

Fifth Grade
Carolina Biological, Life Science STC Kits Microworlds
Lawrence Hall of Science, Earth/Space GEMS Kit Earth, Moon & Stars
Delta, Physical Science FOSS Kits Variables

Middle School Science
Lab-Aids, SEPUP Issue Oriented Science (2011)

Issues and Life Science

  • Cells, Biology & Disease Kits
  • Studying People Scientifically Kits
  • Ecology Kits
  • Body Works Kits
  • Genetics Kits
  • Evolution Kits

Issues and Physical Science

  • Studying Materials Scientifically Kits 
  • Chemistry of Materials Kits 
  • Force & Motion Kits
  • Water Kits
  • Energy Kits
  • Waves Kits
Issues and Earth Science
  • Weather & Atmosphere Kits
  • Rocks & Minerals Kits 
  • Plate Tectonics Kits
  • Erosion & Deposition Kits
  • Earth in Space Kits
  • Exploring the Solar System Kits
High School Science
Foundations of Physics and Chemistry
Prentice Hall, Physical Science: Concepts in Action with Earth and Space Science (2006)
Education Development Center: Foundation Science: Chemistry (2006)
Education Development Center: Foundation Science: Physics (2005)
Smithsonian, The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way (2004)
Smithsonian: The Story of Science: Newton at the Center (2005)

Biology
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Biology (2008)
Smithsonian, The Story of Science: Aristotle Leads the Way (2004)
Smithsonian: The Story of Science: Newton at the Center (2005)



Middle School Social Studies
  • Teachers Curriculum Institute (TCI), (2005), History Alive: The Ancient World (Grade 6)
  • TCI (2005), History Alive: The Medieval World and Beyond (Grade 7)
  • TCI (2005), History Alive: The United States Through Industrialism (Grade 8)
  • Seven Stories Press (2007), Howard Zinn’s Young People’s History of the United States, Vol. 1 (Grade 8) - one classroom set per two teachers
  • Highsmith (2004), Debating the Documents (Grade 8) - teacher resource
  • Uniting to Understand Racism (2006), Beyond the Oregon Trail: Oregon’s untold story - one set of student books per classroom teacher

High School Social Studies
Nystrom, World and US map set
McGraw Hill, Perthes World Atlas (classroom set) (2006)
Thompson Gale, Opposing Viewpoints (online research and critical thinking toolkit)

Global Studies/The Modern World
McDougal Little, Modern World History: Patterns of Interaction (2007)
TCI, History Alive! Modern World History (2006)

AP European History
Norton, Western Civilizations (2002)
Houghton Mifflin, Sources of the Western Tradition, 6th Edition Volumes I & II (2006)
College Board, 2002 AP ® European History Released Exam

AP World History
McGraw Hill, Traditions and Encounters (2006)
College Board, 2002 AP ® World History Released Exam

United States History
TCI, Pursuing American Ideals (2007)

AP US History
McDougal Littell, American Pageant (2006)
McDougal Littell, American Spirit Reader (Vol 1&2) (2006)
Fast Track to a 5, by Mark Edstein (2006)
College Board, 2001 AP ® US History Released Exam

IB History of the Americas
McDougal Littell, American Pageant (2007)
McDougal Littell, American Spirit Reader (Vol 1&2) (2006)

Government
Prentice Hall, Magruder’s American Government (2007)

AP Government
Thompson, American Government and Politics Today (2007-08)
College Board, 2002 AP ® US Government and Politics Released Exam.

Economics
ISI, Literary Book of Economics (2003) (a support for integrating literacy)

AP Economics
McGraw Hill, Economics 18th edition (2005)
NCEE, AP Economics (2007)
College Board, 2002 AP ®Economics Released Exam
Dollars and Sense, Real World Macro and Micro (2006)

World Languages

Spanish
EMC Publishing, Aventura 1 (2009)