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What We Teach

As a charter school, we have a special mission - for students to not only become academically successful but also to become proficient in Mandarin Chinese. As a public school, our students follow the SC Coillege and Career Ready standards for all academic areas. 

 

The following instructional materials are used to provide students with the opportunities to be successful in the state required standards, although math and science are taught in Chinese. 

 

Mandarin Literacy (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening)

  • Better Immersion by Better Chinese, LLC (Kindergarten - Grade 5)

  • Zhen Bang (Levels 1-3) (Grade 6-8)

Mathematics

  • Ready Mathematics by Curriculum Associates (Kindergarten - Grade 8)

Science

  • HMH Into Science (Kindergarten - Grade 5)

  • HMH Science Dimensions (Grades 6-8)

Social Studies

  • South Carolina, myWorld Interactive, Savvas (Kindergarten, 2, 4, 5)

  • SC Right Under our Feet, Grade 1

  • Studies Weekly, Grade 3

  • HMH World Civilizations, Grade 6

  • McGraw Hill World Geography, Grade 7

  • The SC Journey, Gibbs Smith, Grade 8 

Health

  • The Great Body Shop, The Children's Health Market, (Kindergarten - Grade 5)

  • Essential Health Skills for Middle School (6-8), Goodheart-Willcox Company, Inc. (The)

English

  • From Sounds to Spelling, Learning at the Primary Pond

  • Primary Writing and Reading, (Kindergarten to Grade 2)

  • Teacher developed Units (Reading/Writing Workshop) (Grades 3-5)

  • HMH Collections (Grades 6-8, English 1)

 

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