The Smithton School District is delivering K-8 instruction to students based on the Illinois Learning Standards. Illinois is one of 46 states to adopt the Common Core Learning Standards which target English language arts as well as mathematics. Additionally, the Next Generation Science Standards are currently under adoption at the state level and will guide the school's science curriculum in years to come with an emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) topics. Detailed links and resources related to the state standards can be found below.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS & LITERACY
Read Write Think
Find a Book Illinois (fun and easy way to select books based on a child's Lexile
measure and personal interests)
Read Works - Reading comprehension lessons and resources
The Reading and Writing Project
Science Fair Central - a resource site published by Discovery Education for students, parents and teachers
Congressional Medal of Honor Film
Smithton School is an affiliate school of the Gilder Lehrman Institute
of American History.
National Geographic Education
World War II Oral History Museum
Additional Technology resources are available for staff, students and parents by clicking on the Technology menu item from the Academics link above.