New Core Knowledge Publications For Middle School and Up Now Available for Free Download and Purchase!

A History of the United States consists of two student books and one teacher guide. The Teacher Guide provides detailed lesson plans for each Student Volume chapter, as well as a Daily Check for Understanding, Activity Page Masters, Assessments, Additional Activities, and Civics and Arts connections to reinforce the lesson content. Various Pacing Guide options…

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Celebrate Constitution Day September 17, 2021

In May of 1787, delegates from all over the new United States came together in Philadelphia in what became known as the Constitutional Convention. These delegates discussed and worked to resolve the difficulties and challenges they faced as they strove to govern a new nation. As a result of their coming together, a new constitution…

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Core Knowledge Language Arts Grade 6 Available for FREE DOWNLOAD

The Core Knowledge Foundation is pleased to announce that Draft Copies of the CKLA Grade 6 Teacher Guides, Activity Books, and Online Resources* may now be downloaded. These eight units provide a full year of instruction in Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening, aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Download these FREE resources from the…

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Review the current draft of the Core Knowledge Sequence

After a multi-year effort that engaged subject-matter experts and educator focus groups and involved a careful review of national standards and current trends in cognitive science, the Core Knowledge Foundation is pleased to share an early DRAFT of the 2022 update to the Core Knowledge Sequence. Review the Draft Access a copy of the Preschool…

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Core Knowledge Science Human Body Units (Grades K–5)

Core Knowledge Science for Grades K-5 is a full-curriculum science program. It integrates the best of the Core Knowledge approach while meeting every performance objective as well as touching on all three dimensions of the Next Generation Science Standards. Core Knowledge Science, however, adds another discipline to the science curriculum. We at The Core Knowledge…

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NEW Core Knowledge Language Arts Grade 6 Units

The Core Knowledge Foundation is proud to announce its new Middle School CKLA program, beginning with Grade 6 These eight units offer a full year of instruction, building students’ reading comprehension and background knowledge, vocabulary, grammar, and writing skills in alignment with the CCSS-ELA. Students will read a balance of contemporary literature written by diverse…

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New Spanish Translation CKHG

New Spanish Translation Core Knowledge History and Geography Materials (CKHG) Now Available for Free Download In response to numerous requests to provide our materials translated into Spanish to support greater access for students, the Core Knowledge Foundation is pleased to announce the following Core Knowledge History and Geography titles available for free download on our…

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The Core Knowledge Sequence–2022 Edition

Last spring we announced the start of a thorough review and revision process to update and enhance the Core Knowledge Sequence. A year later, we are proud to share that we will soon release a draft for public review and comment. Our current review process has engaged subject-matter experts and educator focus groups, and involved…

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Introducing Core Knowledge Mathematics™ (CKMath™)

Core Knowledge Mathematics™ is the latest subject-area to be added to the Core Knowledge Curriculum Series™ and is rolling out now for the middle grades in 6–8. Based upon the highly-rated, open source Illustrative Math curriculum, CKMath offers students the opportunity to develop conceptual understanding and procedural fluency while they work with teachers to apply…

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New Middle School U.S. History Curriculum Coming Soon!

Volume 1 A History of the United States: Precolonial to the 1800s Volume 2 Modern Times–Late 1800s to the 2000s Engaging, Challenging, and Thought-Provoking New Features! The Student Volumes provide traditional narrative text and high-quality images. Interspersed with the text and images are three new features: Think Twice boxes pose questions for students to answer,…

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