Language Arts and Literature at Great Hearts

Find your course band below and select your region to reach the Core Curricular Document (CCD) or Course Overview, which contains the course overview, texts and resources used in the course, a course outline, pacing guides, and more.
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Courses Core Curricular Documents & Course Overviews
Language Arts (K-6) AZ | TX
Literature & Composition (6-8) AZ | TX
Other K-6 Homeroom Subjects Math | History | Science

 Teacher Resource Portal

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Daily Lesson Outlines and more for Grammar & Writing, Literature, Phonics, and Poetry & Sayings for the following grades can now be found in the Teacher Resource Portal.


Phonics/Spelling Lesson Outlines 

All Phonics/Spelling Lesson Outlines are complete at least through Semester I for Grades K-5! New and veteran teachers alike are finding these daily lesson outlines to be very helpful.  


Courses in Development – Updates & Document Previews

While the curriculum and training are still being developed, you can preview the documents using the links provided here. (Coming Soon)

Grade 3 ELA In Development

Grade 4 ELA In Development

    • Coming Soon

Grade 5 ELA In Development

November 2021: Draft lesson outlines are now available for Literature and Grammar in grades 6, 7, and 8! Check back often for more.

Grade 6 Literature & Composition In Development

Grade 7 Literature & Composition In Development

Grade 8 Literature & Composition In Development

Learn more about helping with remaining courses to be developed.

In the mean time, check out the additional resources available below!

Additional Teacher Resources

Here, you can find additional teaching resources such as example lesson plans and materials, old talks and Professional Development resources, or useful links and documents. You must be logged into your Great Hearts email address to access.


Spalding Resources

Resources for Spalding Phonics, Spelling, and Penmanship

ALL summer training resources can be found in the Spalding Course and K-2 lesson outlines can be found in their respective grade-level courses–all on the Teacher Resource Portal!


Manuscript Resources

Cursive Resources

Teaching Guides & Resources

Spalding Instructional Videos – Instructions for Ayres List Sections and Rule Pages

Ayres List for Automaticity – Flash Cards and Lists

Annotated Writing Road to Reading, Rules, and  Rule Pages

Mac & Tab Readers


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