A Complete Homeschool Curriculum

Moving Beyond the Page is a comprehensive homeschool curriculum that covers science, social studies, and language arts. Please select a level below to learn more.

Age 4-5

Language Arts Requirements

  • Interested in being read to
  • Able to converse about what is being read
  • Able to hold a pencil
  • Has a beginning interest in sounds and letters

Age 5-7

Language Arts Requirements

  • Knows letters and their sounds
  • Able to write letters
  • Usually used by children in kindergarten or first grade

Math Requirements

  • Has completed the Age 4-5 level or another kindergarten program
  • Recognizes and understands numbers 1-20
  • Can write the numbers 1-20
  • Usually used by children in first grade

Age 6-8

Language Arts Requirements

  • Able to read and comprehend simple picture books
  • Able to write simple sentences independently
  • Usually used by children in first or second grade

Math Requirements

  • Knows addition and subtraction facts to 10
  • Understands place value to the tens
  • Can add and subtract two-digit numbers
  • Usually used by children in the second grade

Age 7-9

Language Arts Requirements

  • Able to read and comprehend chapter books on a 3rd or early 4th grade reading level
  • Can answer comprehension questions about a chapter in a journal
  • Able to write three or four sentences on a topic
  • Usually used by children in second or third grade

Math Requirements

  • Can add and subtract three-digit numbers
  • Able to interpret pictographs, bar graphs, and line plots
  • Understands place value to 1000
  • Usually used by children in the third grade

Age 8-10

Language Arts Requirements

  • Able to read and comprehend chapter books at a 4th or 5th grade reading level
  • Able to write an organized paragraph
  • Usually used by children in third or fourth grade

Math Requirements

  • Can add and subtract four-digit numbers
  • Able to multiply and divide fluently within 100
  • Can identify, create, and compare simple fractions
  • Able to explain and find perimeter and area of simple polygons
  • Usually used by children in the fourth grade

Age 9-11

Language Arts Requirements

  • Able to read and comprehend novels at a late 5th or 6th grade reading level
  • Able to write multiple paragraphs on a topic
  • Usually used by children in fourth or fifth grade

Age 10-12

Language Arts Requirements

  • Able to read and comprehend novels at a late 6th or 7th grade reading level
  • Able to write multiple paragraphs on a topic
  • Familiar with the five-paragraph essay
  • Usually used by children in the fifth or sixth grade

Age 11-13

Language Arts Requirements

  • Able to read and comprehend novels at a late 7th or 8th grade reading level
  • Able to write multiple paragraphs on a topic
  • Familiar with the five-paragraph essay

Age 12-14

Language Arts Requirements

  • Able to read and comprehend novels at an 8th or 9th grade reading level
  • Able to write multiple paragraphs on a topic
  • Can write a five-paragraph essay
  • Usually used by children in the seventh or eighth grade

High School 1

Language Arts Requirements

  • Able to read books and texts at a high school reading level
  • Experience writing a five-paragraph essay
  • Usually used by students in the 9th or 10th grade
  • Familiar with the conventions of poetry and short stories
  • Able to understand, interpret, and apply figurative language techniques in reading and writing
  • Some basic experience with creative writing