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Elementary Curriculum

“Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.”  Proverbs 22:6

 

The Philosophy of Holy Trinity Lutheran School reflects the school’s commitment to its students of all ages.

All who have been brought to faith in Jesus Christ are commissioned by Him to preserve and extend the kingdom of God. Christian education is a vital component of the congregational ministry. With the leading help of the Holy Spirit, we strive to strengthen the faith of every child.

All children are accepted as creations of God with their own talents and abilities. We strive to give all children the opportunity to develop to their full potential. Academic excellence is provided with a low student/teacher ratio, within a safe, Christian environment. Students from diverse backgrounds will be academically, spiritually, and morally equipped to meet the challenges of the future. The teachings of God and His will are not taught as one subject, but are integrated into all subjects and activities. Our qualified, dedicated, and experienced faculty is committed to providing a Christian education, which is developmentally appropriate and academically challenging, focusing on enhancing the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of all Holy Trinity students at all levels. 

We recognize that the family is the primary influence in the total education of a child. It is our belief that this influence can be most effective when the home, church, and school cooperate in the education of children to the glory of God. To accomplish this, we recognize that we need God’s guidance and Spirit.

 

 

ReligionOne in Christ

Centered on our Savior, Jesus, One in Christ provides a solid Christian curriculum to help children learn the Bible and grow in faith.  Including more than 200 Old and New Testament Bible stories, the One in Christ curriculum provides a comprehensive presentation of major Bible stories and nurtures the faith of children of all ages. Click for more information about One In Christ

 

Language ArtsJourney’s

 Journeys is a K–6 comprehensive, research-based English Language Arts program built on the foundation of the proven Journeys instructional design that provides all students with a path to achieving rigorous standards with print and state-of-the-art digital components. Students are empowered by skill mastery, inspired by authentic, award-winning text, and are confident—confident in their problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, confident in their ability to analyze complex text, and confident that they are

building the skills they need for college and careers.   Click for more information about Journey's

 

 

MathMath In Focus

Math in Focus® offers you the same authentic Singapore Math® curriculum that has propelled Singapore students to international success. It follows the pedagogical framework developed by the Singapore Ministry of Education.

Numbers and symbols can be confusing when you don't have a grasp of what they actually mean. Singapore Math® teaches concepts using a concrete–pictorial–abstract learning progression to anchor learning in real-world, hands-on experiences.

Math in Focus adapts instruction to the needs of individual learners through scaffolding, the systematic sequencing of prompted content, and support to optimize learning. The ultimate goal of scaffolding is to gradually remove the supports as the learner masters the task.  Click for more information about Math In Focus

 

ScienceNancy Larson Science

Nancy Larson® Science programs were created to help teachers provide challenging and meaningful science content to elementary-age children. The topics chosen for each grade level reflect children’s interests and developmental characteristics.

The Science K program focuses on the children and their interaction with the world around them. Science 1 focuses on life science and the children’s environment. As children grow older, their interests broaden. Science 2 focuses on physical science and the way things work. In Science 3, children explore the world beyond their immediate environment as they study earth and space science. 

Nancy Larson programs ensure an in-depth study of topics that help promote long-term learning and understanding of concepts. Lessons build upon one another with the understanding that different sciences are interrelated.  Click here for more information about Nancy Larson Science

 

Social StudiesHarcourt Social Studies

Harcourt Social Studies is a comprehensive K–5 curriculum solution designed to engage and motivate every student. Through the stories of the intriguing people, exciting places, and fascinating events that make social studies relevant to their lives, students gain a global perspective. They also learn the social studies themes and skills they need to become informed, participating citizens who consider diverse points-of-view, use critical thinking skills, and are active in their communities.

Completely aligned to the national standards, the program’s research-proven content provides rigor and depth in an easy-to-read, highly visual format that instantly connects with all types of learners. Reading Skill development and reinforcement organized around a Big Idea and What to Know Essential Questions is core to the pedagogy. Because students also learn through interaction, the engaging hands-on activities and technology explorations in the Harcourt Social Studies program provide the high-interest level tools to foster that connection.  Click here for more information about Harcourt Social Studies