Reading Core Programs
Wonders (K-5), ELA Core Program
Welcome to the World of Wonders! Alhambra School District’s new core English Language Arts program for grades K-5. The McGraw-Hill Wonders program connects students to intentional instruction, inspiring content, and innovative technology. Students will access complex texts, literature anthologies, close reading, daily writing, dynamic tech enhanced assessment and participate in carefully designed sequence of instruction to teach critical literacy skills that young learners need most. Wonders will help prepare Alhambra students for college and career in the 21st century. Click here to download the Wonders-Overview-Brochure or visit the publisher website for more information.
StudySync (6-8), ELA Core Program
StudySync - The StudySync program is a comprehensive blended English Language Arts/English Language Development program supporting today’s diverse classroom environments, with powerful digital instruction. StudySync links literacy and learning with the way students experience the world.
FOSS/SEPUP K-8 Science Core Programs
FOSS- Full Option Science System is a research based science program (K-6) developed to provide teachers and students with meaningful critical thinking and hands-on lessons to foster active participation and collaborative discussions with scientific tasks, investigations, and analyses. Click here to Connect to FOSS now!
SEPUP—Science Education for Understanding Program is used in grades 6-8 provides thematic units tying together societal and personal issues to scientific investigations and observations. The program is hands-on, interactive, and encourages collaboration and critical thinking. For more information about this exciting program click on this link: SEPUP
Math Core Program
Ready Math K-8 Core Program
The Ready Mathematics program helps build students conceptual understanding through reasoning, modeling, and discussion that explore the structure of mathematics while also developing students' procedural fluency. The lessons in Ready Mathematics use a research-based, proven-effective, gradual-release instructional model with a balance of conceptual understanding and procedural fluency to build confidence and mastery of the AZ mathematics standards. If you would like to learn more about this exciting math program visit the Ready Mathematics website.
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) system is designed on preparing students for college readiness and success in their future by focusing on the WICOR (Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, Reading) Strategies. The AVID focus will be embedded school-wide K-8 and also as an elective section for students who are selected in grades 6-8.