Curriculum

At Luckiamute Valley Charter School we use proven curriculum to generate world-class results. 

Reading Mastery Signature Edition 2008
Uses Direct Instruction to help students develop into fluent, independent and highly skilled readers with Reading Mastery Signature Edition. Used in thousands of schools across the country. Reading Mastery has been a successful reading intervention program with a wide range of students, including significantly at-risk populations, for more than 35 years. Flexible and comprehensive, the Signature Edition greatly expands and refines instruction found in previous editions, appropriate for use as a supplemental intervention program or a comprehesive core reading program.


Read to Achieve
Read to Achieve equips students with effective comprehension strategies they can apply content area subjects including science, social studies, and literature. Tailored to the more complex forms of literacy required in middle and high school. Read to Achieve targets the reading challenges adolescent readers face.


Essential for Writing
Essentials for Writing builds essential skills for writing in Grades 6-12. Program is designed to help middle/high school students write with clarity, purpose, and care. Systematic, explicit instructions and daily writing assignments ensure that students focus and structure their thinking, as well as learn strategies for accomplishing specific types of writing tasks. Appropriately scaffolded lessons prepare students to produce work that contains well-developed and pertinent ideas, supporting examples, and appropriate detail.


Connecting Math Concepts: Comprehensive Edition 2012
Grade Levels K -5
Connectiong Math Concepts shows students how to compute, solve problems and think mathematically! Connecting Math Concepts provides systematic, intensive instruction to:

  • Introduce key concepts clearly and carefully to accelerate student progress
  • Teach students to connect skills and “big idea” concepts
  • Monitor each student’s progress daily to differentiate instruction
  • Offer online activities to reinforce students’ mastery
  • Use explicit strategies that incorporate oral and written responses

  • Core Focus Math Core Focus on Math©2014 is a middle school math curriculum series which spans the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) students need to learn in 6th grade through high school Algebra I.

    While including the strengths of the Oregon Focus on Math Series©2008, the foundation of the program is built on the CCSS Priority Clusters (also known as the Critical Areas) as well as strategies to develop the habits of mind in students articulated in the Standards for Mathematical Practice.

    There are three texts per grade level, each focusing on multiple clusters of standards in the Common Core and collectively addressing the complete grade level standards.


    Saxon Math
    Saxon Math, developed by John Saxon, is a teaching method for incremental learning of mathematics. It involves teaching a new mathematical concept every day and constantly reviewing old concepts. Early editions were deprecated for providing very few opportunities to practice the new material before plunging into a review of all previous material.


    SPARK Physical Education
    SPARK is a research-based, public health organization dedicated to creating, implementing, and evaluating programs that promote lifelong wellness.  Each program fosters environmental and behavioral change by providing a coordinated package of highly active curriculum, on-site teacher training, extensive follow-up support, and content-matched equipment.