• CORE ACADEMICS

    Reading

    Reading instruction is provided to all students daily to build foundational skills and strategies. There is an emphasis on informational reading, literature, and vocabulary. Through Reading Workshop, teachers differentiate to meet the needs of all learners. Lucy Calkins Units of Study - Reading is the District adopted resource for reading instruction at the K-5 grade levels. For more information on English/Language Arts, please click here: BPS English Language Arts Curriculum.

    Math

    Math instruction is provided to all students daily using an inquiry approach that allows students to make meaning of mathematical concepts. There is an emphasis on the utilization of math journaling, math manipulatives and collaboration to encourage problem solving and critical thinking skills. Through Math Workshop, teachers differentiate to meet the needs of all learners. Math Expressions is the District adopted resource that teachers and students utilize at the K-5 grade levels.  For mathematical concepts taught at each grade level, please click here: BPS Mathematics Curriculum.

    Writing

    Writing instruction is provided to all students daily to build writing skills for opinion/argument, information, and narrative writing. Through Writing Workshop, teachers differentiate to meet the needs of all learners.  Lucy Calkins Unit of Study - Writing is the District adopted resource for writing instruction at the K-5 grade levels. For more information on English/Language Arts, please click here: BPS English Language Arts Curriculum. At Beverly, we also have a Lego Story Maker program that combines students creativity, writing skills and love for Legos.

    Science

    Students learn Science through a hands-on, experiential approach. Using Science kits, students learn about animals, insects, air and weather, plants, electricity and more! Each classroom is equipped with Science materials and equipment that allows students to explore and use critical thinking when asked higher level thinking questions. We have aligned our Science approach with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). For more information on how students become scientifically literate, please click here: BPS Science Curriculum. At Beverly, we also have a strong emphasis on non-fiction Science texts for read-alouds, a Lego Robotics program, commitment to the environment through many Green School initiatives, including the maintenance of a rain garden on campus.