ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM Saint Catherine of Siena School provides a framework for academic and life skills appropriate for each student’s particular stage of learning. Emphasis is placed on the development of skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to participate in a global society. Our curriculum is aligned with the Massachusetts State Frameworks and differentiated instruction is a strategy used to meet the needs of every student. Religion Sophia Institute Balanced Literacy Program includes: Composition English Grammar K-2 Letter Formation Phonics (Wilson Program) Reading/Literature Spelling Mathematics My Math Freckle Math Social Studies Science Students receive Art, Music, Technology, STREAM, Spanish and Physical Education at least once a week. Twice a year, students in Kindergarten through 8th grade participate in standardized testing.