Core subjects for instruction include: Language Arts, Differentiated Math (honors or Grade Level). Social Studies, Bible and Science.
Reading & Language Arts:
Provides systematic and explicit instruction in key literacy skills at each grade level.
Instruction focuses on: vocabulary development, comprehension skills and strategies, fluency, decoding, spelling, grammar, as well as writing.
Grades 6-8: Students move to the study of selected classic novels, which continues to be relevant to today’s students. The writing traits of: evidence, organization, purpose, elaboration, development, and conventions are extended and refined. All grades introduce many cross-curricular ties to science, social studies, the arts, and sports.
Problem-solving strategies are taught using a concrete-pictorial-abstract learning progression. Real-world and hands-on experiences are integrated into every unit of study. Students are exposed to essential questions, which gives reasons for math, as well as learning key math vocabulary.
Health (Family Life) is required for all 8th grade students.
Students can explore a host of interests at CCA from Robotics, Culinary arts, dancing, drama, video production, Student Aid to name a few.