Below is a list of the curricula we use at Mount St. Michael Catholic School. Our curriculum uses both Montessori (3K-5K) and Classical (1st – 8th) curricula.
You can find more regarding Classical and Montessori education under our Academics tab.
K-3rd D’Nealian Handwriting
1st-2nd Superkids (Rowland Reading Foundation)
3rd-8th Sadlier Vocabulary Workshop
3rd-8th Loyola Voyages in English
3rd-8th Excellence in Writing Structure and Style, as well as various literature (“real” books) that relates to the historical time period studied.
History & Literature:
1st-4th Grade History Spine Texts: Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of World History & The Story of the World by Susan Wise Bauer
1st Grade Ancient Civilizations Literature: The Kingfisher Children's Bible, The Children's Homer, Aristotle, Seven Blind Mice, Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland
2nd Grade Middle Ages Literature: Beowulf the Warrior, Holy Twins, King Arthur, Twelfth Night, The Apple and the Arrow
3rd Grade Renaissance Literature: St. Isaac Jogues with the Burning Heart, Paradise Lost for Children, A Lion to Guard Us, Puss in Boots, Les Miserables
4th Grade Modern Literature: Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Anderson, A Paradise Called Texas, St. Edith Stein, The House of Sixty Fathers
5th Grade History Spine Texts: A History of US series, Sourcebook and Index: Documents that Shaped the American Nation
5th Grade American Literature: Fr. Marquet and the Great River, I Am Regina, Broken Blade, Slave Dancer, Katherine Drexel: Friend of the Oppressed
6th-8th Grade History Spine Text: Kingfisher Encyclopedia of World History
6th Grade Ancient Civilizations Literature: The Kin: Po's Story, God King, The Children's Homer, The Bronze Bow, Horatius at the Bridge
7th Grade Middle Ages/Early Renaissance Literature: Beowulf, The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Canterbury Tales, St. Joan: the Girl Soldier
8th Grade Late Renaissance/Modern Literature: Perrault's Fairy Tales, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Pride & Prejudice or Beau Gest,The Hiding Place
- Latin ~ 1st-6th Latina Christiana, 7th-8th Henley
- Mathematics ~ 1st-8th and Algebra I Saxon Math
- Science ~ 1st-8th theologically and scientifically sound Apologia and Nancy Larson Science