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- CKHG Unit 10: Westward Expansion Before the Civil War Grade 5 History and Geography
- CKHG Unit 11: The Civil War Grade 5 History and Geography Spanish
- CKHG Unit 12: Westward Expansion After the Civil War Grade 5 History and Geography
- CKHG Unit 13: Native Americans: Cultures and Conflicts Grade 5 History and Geography Spanish
- CKSci Unit 1: Investigating Matter Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 2: Energy and Matter in Ecosystems Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 3: Modeling Earth’s Systems Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 4: Protecting Earth’s Resources Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 5: Astronomy: Space Systems Grade 5 Science
- CKSci Unit 6: Human Hormones and Reproduction Grade 5 Science
- Grace Abounding Teacher Guides Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8 Language Arts
- CKLA Ancillary Materials: Sixth Grade Grade 6 Language Arts
- CKLA Unit 1: Flying Lessons & Other Stories Grade 6 Language Arts
- CKLA Unit 2: Calling All Minds: How to Think and Create Like an Inventor Grade 6 Language Arts