Academic Programs

Reading – ReadyGEN!

ReadyGEN is an integrated and well-balanced approach to reading and writing instruction for Grades K-6 classrooms. Authentic texts with modeling and teacher-directed activities drive learning and motivate readers. Students read authentic literary and informational texts. Instruction focuses on reading, writing, speaking, and listening in response to authentic texts. Ready to learn more?  

Put authentic texts in the hands of every learner! Students read from 12 authentic texts at every grade level.  Interactive Anchor Texts help you engage readers and blend technology. Texts are carefully selected to reinforce unit themes and are focused on building content knowledge. Backward mapping helps students meet the state’s grade-specific ELA and literacy standards. Instruction provides specificity, time, and sequencing for a cumulative progression. Everything in a unit is designed to prepare students to respond to the Performance-based Assessment.

 

Math – enVisionMATH2.0 

enVisionMATH2.0 is a comprehensive K-8 mathematics curriculum with superior focus, coherence, and rigor. Ensure success at every level with problem-based learning, embedded visual learning, and personalization to empower every teacher and student.  It has been designed from intense research findings to target specific needs and provide accurate results. The authors include experts who helped shape the Common Core State Standards that Arizona and most other states are adopting as their official curriculum standards.  The pacing of this program had been designed to allow for an increased amount of depth in each specific unit and lessons material, so teachers have more time to teach for understanding.  The program develops conceptual understanding through daily Problem-Based Interactive Learning and step-by-step Visual Learning and uses bar diagram models to help students make sense of the problem and become better problem solvers.

Cultural Program

Dine’ Culture and Language

The Navajo language is an essential element of life, culture, and the identity of the Navajo people and is important in the preservation and perpetuation of the language for the survival of the Navajo Nation.  The Dine’ culture and language program was developed to help students gain knowledge, understanding and respect for the Navajo culture, history, civics, science, and social studies through the study of the Navajo language, in accordance with the Navajo Nation standards.

Library

Naatsis’aan community school library is to provide a flexible space with a wide and inclusive range of resources to support learning and teaching throughout the school. To have a vibrant role in the development of a culture that promotes wider reading, motivated readers and learners for life. A library plays a very important role in promoting the progress of knowledge. The purpose of our school library is to help every member of our school community — students, staff, and families — gain new knowledge, skills and dispositions for learning and personal development that they will use throughout their lives.

 

Physical Education

For most kids, exercise means being physically active during play, recess, and physical education class, also known as P.E. … Physical education is a course taught in school that focuses on developing physical fitness and the ability to perform and enjoy day-to-day physical activities with ease.

GOALS. Physical Education will develop the WHOLE child in EVERY child. The physical educators will serve as role models, and demonstrate knowledge of health, physical education and wellness. The physical education classes will provide a variety of activities, which will motivate the students and increase participation.

 

 

Computer Class

Computer class is an introduction to technology for students in grades K-8 who are developing self-concepts, motor skills, and social relationships. They need opportunities for first-hand experiences in solving problems and manipulating real objects. Students will learn how to navigate and save on the computer desktop. They will also be developing keyboarding skills and utilizing numerous software and Internet based applications in word processing, research, curriculum enhancement and multimedia presentations.

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Our Mission
NaaTsis’Aan Community School shall provide opportunities to all students for success in learning so they can make positive contributions in today’s global society.
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NAATSIS’AAN COMMUNITY SCHOOL INC.
Mailing:
PO Box 1010 Tonalea, Az 86044

Physical:
Navajo Route 16 Tonalea, Az 86044
PH: 928-672-2335
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