Somerset Academy Bethany's Curriculum

English/Language Arts 


Panorama Science: Reading Through the Lens of Science K-5 is an integrated and well-balanced approach to reading instruction. Authentic texts with modeling and teacher-directed activities drive learning and motivate readers. Students read authentic literary and informational texts. Instruction focuses on reading, writing, speaking, and listening in response to authentic texts. ​​​​​​​ 


Magnetic Reading Foundations: Magnetic Reading Foundations is a Grades K–2 foundational skills reading program providing explicit, systematic instruction that moves students from foundational skills to reading fluency. High-interest fiction and nonfiction texts draw young readers to grade-level learning, helping to solidify crucial foundational skills. Age-appropriate learning opportunities ensure all students are engaged and have access to the right content at the right time. 


Small Groups/Rotations: Students are assigned to small groups based on their reading level and ability. The groups will meet with the teacher and work on strategies to enhance their reading comprehension skills and writing along with anything else that is pertinent to their success. teaches students words by systematically exposing you to a wide array of question types and activities that will help you understand all the meanings and nuances of every word you’re learning. 







Writing Grade 3rd-5th  


Top Score Writing- Top Score Writing is Lexile-certified which enables us to provide students, teachers, and school districts with our custom-made and innovative lessons with thought-provoking and original passages tailored to aid in teacher instruction on targeted reading levels. 




Social Studies 


Social Studies Weekly by Studies Weekly Publications Grades K-5 is a weekly magazine curriculum that teaches the same information as in a textbook, but in a colorful, illustrated format. To stay current, these publications are updated annually to cover state content standards and provide relevant information. Beyond that, Studies Weekly's online version of the curriculum brings learning to life with primary source videos, audio files, photos and so much more. This media, combined with the attractive print format, creates an emotional engagement that feeds critical thinking skills development. 





Elevate Science- It is a K-8 phenomena-based science curriculum immersing students in the inquiry process. This is science elevated for problem solving, critical thinking, and the NGSS performance expectations. 

Project Lead the Way addresses student’s need to access real-world, applied learning experiences that empower them to gain the skills they need to thrive in college, career, and beyond. Through the program, students develop in-demand, transportable skills – such as problem solving, critical and creative thinking, collaboration, and communication – that they will use both in school and for the rest of their lives, on any career path they take. As PLTW students' progress through grades PreK-12, they are empowered to explore career paths, engage in problem solving and process thinking, develop technical knowledge and skills, and build communication skills. 



Ready Math helps teachers create a rich classroom environment in which students at all levels become active, real-world problem solvers. Through teacher-led instruction, students develop mathematical reasoning, engage in discourse, and build strong mathematical habits. The program’s instructional framework supports educators as they strengthen their teaching practices and facilitates meaningful discourse that encourages all learners. Ready Math’s goals:  

  • Encourages students to develop a deeper understanding of mathematics concepts through the embedded Standards for Mathematical Practice 
  • Builds on students’ prior knowledge with lessons that make connections within and across grade levels and directly address the major focus of the grade 
  • Incorporates a classroom mathematics routine that promotes conversations and increases accessibility of the mathematics for all students 
  • Prepares students for the challenges of the Florida Standards Assessments with tasks and activities that have a balance of conceptual understanding, procedural skills, fluency, and application 


Small Groups/Rotations: Students are assigned a small group based on their grade level math skills. The groups will meet with the teacher and work on strategies to enhance these skills along with anything else that is pertinent to their success. 






Social Emotional Learning 

Sanford Harmony is a social emotional learning program for Pre-K-6 grade students designed to foster intergender communication and understanding, connection, and community both in and outside the classroom and develop boys and girls into compassionate and caring adults. 


*All curriculum descriptions are pulled from each source directly.  

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