Millersville Christian Academy has a full curriculum for all subjects including math, science, social studies, language arts, writing, Bible, physical education, art, and music. All core curriculum will be aligned to standards which will enable success on nationally normed assessments. All core curriculum will also be infused with full Bible integration. At MCA, your child will have an excellent academic preparation along with the extra advantages of Bible instruction and every subject taught from a God-centered point of view. If you have questions on our academic curriculum, contact us at (828) 352-9600 or email@example.com.
Millersville Christian Academy will utilize six blocks for the following subjects and utilize Bob Jones University Press curriculum:
We will offer a robust, challenging curriculum with excellent teachers dedicated to developing the whole child. Our initial school year (2018-19) will usher in students in kindergarten through grade 3. Each subsequent year going forward; we will add at least one additional grade per year so that those precious children who start with us will graduate with us and be qualified to go to school anywhere they wish and accomplish their dreams.
K-3 Curriculum Overview.
Kindergarten instruction develops the student’s understanding of the relationship between reading and writing. General curriculum includes instruction in:
- • Phonics
• Reading and listening comprehension
• Heritage Studies
- • Number sense
- • Creation
• Studies of both Old and New Testament characters
• The life of Jesus
Bible Truths — Lessons include memory verses and stories from Old and New Testaments.
Heritage Studies — Students explore the general history and geography of their world starting from their own origins and expanding to all seven continents. Topics include map reading, early exploration and settlement of the New World, basic government, and important American sites.
Science — Lessons examine human senses, animals, weather, health and safety, with introductory science process skills, such as observation and measurement.
Math — Skill development focuses on place value, addition, subtraction, money and measurement. Activities often include manipulatives, graphs and equations.
Phonics & English — Lessons emphasize phonemic awareness and patterns. An introduction to grammar focuses on punctuation. Introduction creative writing and the writing process.
Spelling — Lessons expand beyond memorization to examine word families and definitions.
Reading — Instruction develops phonics, reading comprehension and listening skills. Lessons integrate literary stories, Scripture, poetry and plays.
Handwriting — Pre-cursive instruction focuses on proper formation of alphabetic letters and simple words.
Bible Truths — Lessons include memory verses, timelines, and stories from Old and New Testaments.
Heritage Studies — Students learn to appreciate the significance and progression of historical events from Creation to the American Colonial Period to the Revolutionary War. Lessons include the study of maps and land forms, citizenship, and cultures.
Science — Students explore topics including plants, dinosaurs, fossils, environments and natural resources.
Math — Instruction often uses manipulatives to develop basic understating of place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
English — Activities build a foundation for grammar, writing, listening, and speaking skills.
Spelling — Students develop an understanding of phonics and word structure generalizations.
Reading — Stories are used to build on phonics instruction introduced in English and to encourage comprehension and higher order thinking skills.
Handwriting — Student writing transitions from printing to cursive.
Bible Truths — Scriptural examples are used to illustrate life lessons in following Christ. Instruction is arranged thematically and chronologically.
Heritage Studies — From a biblical perspective, students observe challenges faced by our nation during the years from the Constitutional Convention through the Civil War and westward expansion.
Science — Lessons focus on creation through study of animal classification, the solar system, sound and weather.
Math — Major topics of instruction include multiplication, division, fractions and decimals. Problem-solving skills are addressed via activities including word problems and graphing.
English — Grammar and writing skills are reinforced with an emphasis on the writing process. Activities also address studying, listening and speaking skills.
Spelling — Instruction continues to emphasize phonics and word structure. Spelling application is addressed by exercises that include writing and proofreading.
Reading — Stories that underscore character building and biblical truths help students continue to develop comprehension and phonics skills.
Handwriting — Practice in cursive writing also includes instruction in spacing, punctuation and margins.
For more information about the MCA curriculum, or admission questions, please contact Dr. Jeff Peal at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (828) 352-9600.