H. W. Mountz Elementary School

A National Blue Ribbon Award School 2015

Spring Lake School District
Curricular Programs
English Language Arts 
Macmillan McGraw Hill Treasures Common Core Edition  
Textbook program in Grades K-6  
Achieve 3000  
Non Fiction Differentiated Reading for ELA, Science, Social Studies in Grades 2-8  http://www.achieve3000.com/
Scholastic Reading Inventory
Diagnostic Reading Readiness Assessment given each marking period in grades 3-8  http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/sri_reading_assessment/index.htm
Fountas and Pinell
Diagnostic Reading Readiness Assessment given each marking period in grades K-2.
Wordly Wise
Vocabulary Program used in ELA in grades 3-8.
GUMS/Sadlier Oxford Grammar 
Grammar Program used in ELA in grades 3-4. 
Grammar Program used in ELA in grades 5-8
Handwriting Program in grades K-3
Measuring Up
On-line reading comprehension program used in Grades 2-8
Fundations Wilson Phonics Program
Phonics curriculum for Grades K-2 
Literature and Non-Fiction Texts for Each Grade Level:
Grade 2
Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel
Poppleton, Mr. Putter and Tabby, Henry and Mudge by Cynthia Rylant
The Stories Julian Tells by Ann Cameron
June B. Jones: Jingle Bells and Dumb Bunny by Barbara Park 
Grade 3
Amber Brown Is Not A Crayon, Paula DAnziger
Stone Fox, John Reynolds Gardiner
Charlotte's Web, E.B. White
Grade 4
Shiloh- Phyllis Reynolds Naylor 
From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by Konigsburg
Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White 
Grade 5
The Tarantula Scientist by Sy Montgomery
An Anthology of Aesop's Fables
View From Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg
In the Days of the Vaqueros by Russell Freedman
No Talking by Andrew Clements
Love That Dog by Sharon Creech 
Grade 6
The Wanderer by Sharon Creech
Flush by Carl Hiassen
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtin
The Red Pony by John Steinbeck
The Call of the Wild by Jack London
Lincoln: A Photobiography by  Russel Freedman
The Great Fire by Jim Murphy
The Time Machine by HG Wells
D'Aulaires Book of Greek Myths 
Wonder by R.J.Palacio  
Grade 7
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
The Outsiders by S.E. Hilton
The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle
The Cay by Theodore Taylor
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
Messenger by Lois Lowry
Son by Lois Lowry
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane 
Grade 8
The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank
Hiroshima by John Hersey
The Pigman by Paul Zindel
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
The Pearl by John Steinbeck
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck
The Old Man and Sea by Ernst Hemingway
The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
Freedom Walkders: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Russel Freedman
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury  
Pearson enVisionMath Common Core Edition  
Textbook program in Grades K-5
Big Ideas Mathematics/Algebra I  for Grades 6-8
Scholastic Math Inventory
Diagnostic Math Readiness Assessment given each marking period in Grades 3-8
Measuring Up
On-line math practice program used in Grades 2-8
Social Studies
Pearson My World Social Studies Common Core Aligned Edition for grades K-4
Teacher's Curriculum Institute Social Studies Alive! Program for grades 5-8
Early Childhood Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten
World Language- Spanish
EMC Publishing Adventura for grades 6-8 
MacMillan/McGraw Hill Health and Wellness for grades 5-6
Holt Decisions for Health for grades 7-8 

Last Modified on August 25, 2014