Elementary School Academics

Elementary School Curriculum

At West Virginia Virtual Academy (WVVA), we believe all students should wake up excited to learn. We also believe that true learning starts by calling out to the innate curiosity in each child and sparking the excitement of discovery.

That’s why WVVA utilizes the K12 curriculum, a high-quality, relevant learning program designed by an experienced team of educators using proven instructional approaches. At the elementary school level, students take courses in the core subjects listed below. Beginning in grade 3, they also take a self-guided elective course.

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The elementary curriculum focuses on developing fundamental skills and teaching the key knowledge building blocks that each student needs to master the major subject areas, meet state standards, and complete more advanced coursework. Our personalized approach means students can go as fast or slow as they need to.

Bringing Lessons to Life

Lessons come alive with a rich mixture of online and hands-on materials including interactive animations; printed books with beautiful illustrations and narrative, original music and videos; and materials for hands-on experiments.*

Lessons are followed by formal and informal assessments, so you can be sure that your child has mastered a concept before moving on. Built-in planning and progress tools make it easy to stay on track. And with hundreds of lessons per subject, students can dive deep into areas of interest.

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Throughout our K–5 courses, you’ll find repeated themes that build on the earlier grade’s teaching and weave an ever-richer tapestry of overlapping knowledge. That means your child may study literature from the same time period as the art or history lessons covered in our classes. For example, a story about a king who built a monument to honor his late wife dovetails nicely with an examination of the origin, history, and architecture of the Taj Mahal.

A list of elementary school courses will be available soon.

*Course materials vary by course. Please check with WVVA staff to see what offline course materials are provided.