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The Core Knowledge Foundation ( provides open access to content-rich curriculum materials for preschool through grade 8, including the Core Knowledge Curriculum Series™. The Core Knowledge Curriculum Series™ provides comprehensive, content-rich learning materials based on the Core Knowledge Sequence. Student readers, teacher guides, activity books, and other materials are available for Language Arts and History and Geography.

The mission of the Core Knowledge Foundation is to advance excellence and equity in education for all children. Click here to read more about the CKF mission. THe Core Knowledge approach puts knowledge at the heart of schooling. Click here to read more about th CKF approach.

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The materials made available for download are freely available for anyone to use, adapt, and share (with attribution), but no one is permitted to sell either the original program, an adaptation of it, or lesson plans that reproduce any part of it. See the Guidelines to Core Knowledge and the Creative Commons License

The Core Knowledge Sequence: Content and Skill Guidelines for Preschool through Grade 5

The essential document for any Core Knowledge teacher or school, the Core Knowledge Sequence is intended to help children establish strong foundations of knowledge, grade by grade. Click here for more information on the Core Knowledge learning sequence and to access documents on the prechool and the K-8 sequence.

Please note that the RACHEL server offer curriculum from preschool to grade 5 only.

Core Knowledge Curriculum

Click on any of the following links to access the Core Knowledge curriculum by discipline.

Language Arts History and Geography Science

Click on the grade level to view grade level content.

Preschool Kindergarten Grade 1 Grade 2
Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5