Parent Information on the North Carolina Standard Course of Study
Following is information regarding some changes that are on the way in the overall curriculum for North Carolina students. We hope this information will help you understand these changes and provide answers to your questions. We also include links to the Common Core and Essential Standards so you can view them for yourself.
These documents are from the National PTA. The National PTA created these based on the new Common Core Standards for Mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy.
|Parents’ Guide to Student Success||Guía Para Padres Para Fomentar El Éxito Escolar|
|First Grade||1er Grado|
|Second Grade||2do Grado|
|Third Grade||3er Grado|
|Fourth Grade||4to Grado|
|Fifth Grade||5to Grado|
For an overview of the Common Core State Standards, watch these videos:
Common Core State Standards: A New Foundation for Student Success (Hunt Institute)
Los estándares estatales de educación: Una nueva base para el éxito estudiantil (video en español) (Hunt Institute)
Learn more about the Common Core State Standards.
Follow this link to the Henderson County Public Schools Elementary Education page on the Common Core and Essential Standards.
North Carolina Essential Standards for Other Subjects
|Social Studies||Social Studies||n/a||21st Century|
|n/a||n/a||Information and Technology||n/a|
|Healthful Living||Healthful Living||n/a||n/a|
North Carolina Essential Standards for K-5 Arts Education
|Dance||Music||Theatre Arts||Visual Arts|
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