The Core Knowledge Curriculum Series™ provides comprehensive, content-rich learning materials based on the Core Knowledge Sequence. Student readers, teacher guides, activity books, and other materials are available for Language Arts and History and Geography. Materials for Science, Music, and Visual Arts are in development.

Free Downloadable Resources

By making many of our curricular materials freely available, we work to put into practice the principle that every child in a democracy should have access to shared, enabling knowledge.

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or newer to view our materials, which is available as a free download on the Adobe website.




More in the Store

Visit the Core Knowledge Store to explore other content-rich materials, including the popular What Your ___ Grader Needs to Know series. Looking for print editions of items in the Core Knowledge Curriculum Series? As they become available, you’ll find those in the Store as well.

Core Knowledge Curriculum Samples


Terms of Use for Free Core Knowledge Curriculum

The materials made available for download are freely available for anyone to use, adapt, and share (with attribution). No one is permitted to sell either the original program, an adaptation of it, or lesson plans that reproduce any part of it. For more information, see the Guidelines to Core Knowledge and the Creative Commons License.

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