Curriculum Materials

The books and materials that make up the Dexter curriculum.

Kindergarten

Mathematics

  • Brain Quest Workbook
  • Number Tracing Book

English

  • My First Learn to Write Workbook

Social Studies

  • A Child's Introduction to the World: Geography, Cultures, and People--From the Grand Canyon to the Great Wall of China
  • A Child's Introduction to Greek Mythology: The Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, Monsters, and Other Mythical Creatures
  • 180 days of Social Studies for Kindergarten

Science

  • Interactive Notebook Science 1

Grade 1

Mathematics

  • Brain Quest Workbook Grade 1

English

  • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • Mr. Popper's Penguins by Florence Atwater and Richard Atwater
  • The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh
  • Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

Social Studies

  • 180 days of Social Studies for First Grade

Science

  • Interactive Notebook Science 1

Grade 2

Mathematics

  • Brain Quest Workbook Grade 2 (all subjects)

English

  • Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke
  • Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg
  • June 29, 1999 by David Wiesner
  • Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman

Social Studies

  • 180 days of Social Studies for Second Grade

Science

  • Interactive Notebook Science II

Grade 3

Mathematics

  • Brain Quest Workbook Grade 3

English

  • The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  • The Legend of the Bluebonnet by Tomie dePaola
  • How Not to Start Third Grade by Cathy Hapka
  • Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

Social Studies

  • 180 days of Social Studies for Third Grade

Science

  • Brain Quest Workbook Grade 3 (all subjects)

Grade 4

Mathematics

  • Math Grade 4 Argo Prep

English

  • Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
  • The Witches by Roald Dahl
  • Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan
  • Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Social Studies

  • 180 days of Social Studies for Grade 4

Science

  • Brain Quest Workbook Grade 4 (all subjects)

Grade 5

Mathematics

  • Math Grade 5 Argo Prep

English

  • Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
  • Holes by Louis Sacar
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events Book No. 1 by Lemony Snicket

Social Studies

  • 180 days of Social Studies for Fifth Grade

Science

  • Brain Quest Workbook Grade 5

Grade 6

Mathematics

  • Math Grade 6 Argo Prep

English

  • Roll of Thunder, Here My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
  • Out of my Mind by Sharon Draper
  • Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
  • When you Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

Social Studies

  • 180 days of Social Studies for Sixth Grade

Science

  • Brain Quest Workbook Grade 6 (all subjects)

Grade 7

Mathematics

  • 7th Grade Daily Practice Workbook

English

  • Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
  • The Giver by Lois Lowry
  • Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
  • Snow White: A Graphic Novel by Matt Phelan

Social Studies

  • World Civilizations and Cultures
  • Understanding the US Consitution

Science

  • Argo Prep Science 7

Grade 8

Mathematics

  • 8th Grade Daily Practice Workbook

English

  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  • Finding Wonders by Jeannine Atkins
  • Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain * Science by John Fleischman
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner

Social Studies

  • U.S. History People and Events 1607 - 1865
  • U.S. History People and Events 1865 - Present

Science

  • Argo Prep Science 8

Grade 9

Mathematics

  • High School Algebra 1 Unlocked
  • Algebra 1 Review Workbook

English I

  • Everything you Need to Ace English Language Arts in One Big Fat Notebook
  • The Iliad by Homer
  • The Odyssey by Homer
  • Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau
  • Letter from a Birmingham Jail by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
  • Night by Elie Wiesel
  • Animal Farm by George Orwell
  • Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Social Studies

  • World History

Integrated Science

  • Integrated Science McGraw Hill

Grade 10

Mathematics

  • Algebra II McGraw Hill Student Edition

English II

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
  • Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  • The Catcher and the Rye by JD Salinger
  • The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
  • Lord of the Flies by William Goldberg
  • Common Sense by Thomas Paine
  • Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank
  • The Allegory of the Cave by Plato

AP US History

  • US History by OpenStax

General Economics

  • Lessons for the Young Economist by Robert P. Murphy

AP Physics

  • College Physics by OpenStax

Grade 11

Pre-calculus

  • Precalculus by OpenStax

AP Language and Composition

  • AP English Language and Composition
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennesse Williams
  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • Othello by Shakespeare
  • The Crucible by Arthur Miller
  • Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

AP Economics

  • Principles of Microeconomics 2e

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