Elementary School Curriculum and Lesson Samples

In grades K–5, Connections Academy helps young students learn the basics, acquire study skills, and develop a love of learning that will last a lifetime.

Elementary students are introduced to the building blocks for success in school—reading, writing, and mathematics. Teachers weave in science, social studies, technology, art, and physical fitness to provide a well-rounded core curriculum. They supply students with hands-on instructional resources including virtual tools, kits, and workbooks. To encourage further exploration, the Connections Academy online school program offers exciting electives, activities, and clubs. Students can take world language courses, learn basic music concepts, conduct home experiments, and much more.

Would you like to see for yourself? Explore the below curriculum samples, ranging from Kindergarten lessons through Grade 5 lessons.

Online Sample Lessons

Please note some selections are not available on the public website, and these images have been modified.


* Sample lessons are examples of the online experience and may differ from courses offered. To see current course listings, visit the grade-level course pages.