At Odysseyware, we are committed to designing and publishing standards-aligned courses to support student learning. Our curriculum development team designs courses beginning with state and national standards.

Subject Matter Experts unpack each standard to craft standards-aligned learning objectives prior to collaborating with instructional designers, curriculum writers and editors to design courses, units, lessons, projects and assessments.

Courses in Mathematics, English Language Arts, Science, and History/Social Sciences are aligned to the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, the Texas College and Career Readiness Standards, and the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness Resources.

Our digital curriculum is continually recognized for its consistent quality and rigor, with 22 technology courses receiving the ISTE Seal of Alignment for Proficiency and 22 core courses approved by Quality Matters.

Mathematics 300

Mathematics 300

Math 300 is a full-year elementary math course focusing on number skills and numerical literacy. In it, students will gain solid experience with number theory and operations, learning how to apply these in measurement situations. This course also integrates geometric concepts and skills throughout the units, as well as introducing students to statistical concepts.

  • Unit 1: Calculate problems using addition and subtraction
  • Unit 2: Identify number patterns and build on addition and subtraction skills
  • Unit 3: Use units of measurement and build on addition and subtraction skills
  • Unit 4: Demonstrate understanding of place value to thousands place
  • Unit 5: Review place value, measurement, and operations
  • Unit 6: Use the operations of multiplication, addition, and subtraction
  • Unit 7: Determine probability, and review operations and measurement
  • Unit 8: Calculate fractions and decimals, and review operations and place value
  • Unit 9: Review number patterns, operations, fractions, and shapes
  • Unit 10: Use addition, subtraction, and multiplication in various ways and review multiple topics

State: National
Grade Level: 3
Category: Math
Course Length: Year

Geometry Fundamentals

Geometry Fundamentals

Geometry Fundamentals is a full year, high school math course for the student who has successfully completed the prerequisite course, Algebra I. The course focuses on the skills and methods of linear, coordinate, and plane geometry. In it, students will gain solid experience with geometric calculations and coordinate plane graphing, methods of formal proof, and techniques of construction.

  • Introduction: Student will solve problems using set theory and operations, identify characteristics ofpostulates and relate geometric theorems on points, lines, and planes
  • Logic: Student will use inductive reasoning to draw reasonable conclusions, or deductive reasoning to prove basic theorems, and write conditional statements, converses, inverses and contrapositives.
  • Angles and Parallels: Student will identify types of angles, categorize a shape as a polygon or non-polygon, identify different kinds of polygons, and find angle measures of polygons
  • Congruent Triangles and Quadrilaterals: Student will identify corresponding parts of congruent triangles, prove congruent parts using different theorems and postulates, and solve for angle measures of congruent polygons.
  • Similar Polygons: Student will use facts about similarity to calculate side and angle measures in similar polygons, and use sine, cosine, and tangent values to solve for missing values in triangles.
  • Circles: Student will identify different parts of a circle, and angles and arcs created by different lines interacting with circles and calculate their measures.
  • Area and Volume: Student will calculate the area, surface area, and volume of varying polygons by breaking them down into smaller and recognizable shapes.
  • Coordinate Geometry: Student will graph linear equations and inequalities, use the distance and mid-point formulas to find lengths of segments and perimeters of geometric shapes, and find the equation of a line in various ways.
  • Transformations: Student will understand rotations, reflections, dilations and translations in terms of angles, circles, perpendicular lines, and line segments, and find the result of combining multiple transformations.

State: National
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Category: Math
Course Length: Year

Mathematics 6

Mathematics 6

02640060 TX

Mathematics 6 is a full-year elementary math course focusing on number skills and numerical literacy, with an introduction to rational numbers and the skills needed for algebra. In it, students will gain solid experience with number theory and operations, including integers and rational numbers. This course also integrates ratio relationships and proportional reasoning throughout the units, as well as introduces students to geometric and statistical concepts.

By the end of the course, students will be expected to do the following:

  • Perform all four operations, including division, on integers and rational numbers.
  • Convert between fractions, decimals, and percentages.
  • Represent ratio and rate relationships using tables of equivalent ratios, double number line diagrams, tape diagrams, equations, and the coordinate plane.
  • Solve ratio and rate problems using proportional reasoning
  • Calculate perimeters and areas of regular plane shapes and calculate volume of right prisms.
  • Use the number line to find the absolute value or the opposite of a rational number.
  • Simplify variable expressions and solve one-step equations.
  • Plot ordered pairs on the coordinate plane.
  • Represent data on statistical graphs, including histograms, dot plots, and box plots.

State: Texas
Grade Level: 6
Category: Math
Course Length: Year

Algebra I

Algebra I

03100500 TX

Algebra I is a full-year, high school credit course that is intended for the student who has successfully mastered the core algebraic concepts covered in the prerequisite course, Mathematics, Grade 8. Within this course, the student will explore basic algebraic fundamentals such as evaluating, creating, solving, and graphing linear, exponential, and quadratic functions.

Upon successfully completing the course, the student should have mastered the following concepts:

  • Solve and graph single-variable linear equations and inequalities.

  • Solve linear, quadratic, and exponential systems of equations using graphing, substitution, or elimination.

  • Evaluate and solve quadratic equations and inequalities using graphing, factoring, the quadratic formula, and by completing the square.

  • Interpret and apply the relationship between the independent and dependent variable in a linear, exponential, and quadratic function through algebraic modeling and applications.

  • Form an equation of a line using the slope-intercept, point-slope and standard forms of a line.

  • Apply basic fundamental rules of exponents

  • Be able to construct a formula or equation necessary to solve algebraic word problems involving area, perimeter, and linear systems of equations and inequalities, distance, and compounding interest.

  • Simplify and perform operations with radical expressions such as addition and subtraction, multiplication, and division.

  • Perform operations with polynomials such as addition and subtraction, multiplication, long division, and factoring.

State: Texas
Grade Level: 9
Category: Math
Course Length: Year

World History Studies

World History Studies

03340400 TX

This year-long course discusses the people, events, and ideas that have shaped the course of history. Throughout the course, students will learn about a variety of topics, including:

  • The important reasons we study history

  • The early civilizations of the world

  • The important political and social ideals that originated in classical Greece and ancient Rome

  • The major religions that have developed throughout the world

  • The major empires throughout history

  • Interaction and exchange between the peoples of the world

  • Major political, cultural, and religious revolutions

  • The impact of world war and its repercussions

  • Important events of the 20th century

After completing the course, students should be able to answer a variety of questions relating to world history and demonstrate a number of social studies skills.

OBJECTIVES

  • Identify the characteristics of early human communities.

  • Describe the early river valley civilizations in Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, and China.

  • Describe the emergence of empires.

  • Explain the effects of the European exploration and colonization of the New World.

  • Identify the causes and outcomes of the political revolutions in France, Russia, and China.

  • Identify the characteristics of the Industrial Revolution.

  • Describe European Imperialism in Asia and Africa.

  • Compare and contrast the causes and results of the World Wars.

  • Understand the major events of the Cold War.

  • Describe the major issues affecting nations today, including globalization, population growth, pandemics, and immigration.

  • Summarize the history and growth of the major religions.

  • Identify patterns of trade and migration across the major eras of human history.

  • Use social studies terminology appropriately.

  • Transform information from one form to another.

  • Demonstrate good writing skills.

State: Texas
Grade Level: 10
Category: History & Social Sciences
Course Length: Year

History and Geography 500

History and Geography 500

History and Geography 500 focuses on two major areas, American History and Geography. The course covers American History from early exploration through the Reconstruction, with special emphasis given to inventions and technology of the 19th and early 20th centuries, and geography of the Americas, with special emphasis on Mexico, Canada, and U.S. regional geography. These areas of focus target four major content strands: History, Geography, Government and Citizenship, and Social Studies Skills.

  • Unit 1: Describe the early explorers and settlements in the New World
  • Unit 2: Describe life in the American Colonies
  • Unit 3: Explain the causes and results of the Revolutionary War
  • Unit 4: Analyze the expansion into new territories and the causes/results of the Civil War
  • Unit 5: Justify the aspects of technology and immigration that have helped the United States to grow
  • Unit 6: Explain advancements in transportation and communication in the United States
  • Unit 7: Identify and explain the unique geography, climate, population, and economy of each region of the United States
  • Unit 8: Describe the geography, native cultures, and history of Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean
  • Unit 9: Describe the geography, native cultures, and history of Canada
  • Unit 10: Review the history of early America and its neighbors

State: National
Grade Level: 5
Category: History & Social Sciences
Course Length: Year

History and Geography 400

History and Geography 400

History and Geography 400 focuses on World Geography, describing the surface of the earth and its natural features (biomes). It also teaches about cultural distinctions, placing special emphasis on North American geography and culture. Then, expanding on instruction, it presents a survey of earth and space explorations. These areas of focus target three major content strands: Geography, History, and Social Studies Skills. 

  • Unit 1: Identify features of the earth and advancements in exploration
  • Unit 2: Describe the culture, history, and geography of important seaport cities
  • Unit 3: Describe the climate, history, and geography of deserts
  • Unit 4:Describe the climate, history, and geography of the grasslands countries of Ukraine, Kenya, and Argentina
  • Unit 5: Describe the climate, history, and geography of tropical rainforests found in the Amazon and the Congo River Basin
  • Unit 6: Describe the climate, history, and geography of the Arctic and Antarctic
  • Unit 7: Describe the climate, history, and geography of the mountain countries of Nepal and Peru
  • Unit 8: Describe the environment, history, and culture of the island countries of Cuba, Iceland, and Japan
  • Unit 9: Describe the environment, history, and culture of North American countries
  • Unit 10: Review the environment, history, and culture of regions throughout the world

State: National
Grade Level: 4
Category: History & Social Sciences
Course Length: Year

History and Geography 300

History and Geography 300

This third-grade course is an exploration of the history and geography of the United States. The intent of the course is to give the student an overview of the United States. The student will learn map terminology such as latitude, longitude, and compass rose. These and other geographical terms, along with an overview of the geography of the United States, will help the studentdiscuss and understand the geography of the United States.

  • Unit 1: Use maps to identify locations, regions, and human interactions
  • Unit 2: Describe features of the New England states 
  • Unit 3: Describe features of the Mid-Atlantic states
  • Unit 4: Describe features of the Southern-Atlantic states
  • Unit 5: Describe features of the Southern states
  • Unit 6: Describe features of the Great Lakes states
  • Unit 7: Describe features of the Midwestern states
  • Unit 8: Describe features of the Mountain states
  • Unit 9: Describe features of the Pacific states
  • Unit 10: Review key features in all regions of the United States

State: National
Grade Level: 3
Category: History & Social Sciences
Course Length: Year

World Geography Studies

World Geography Studies

03320100 TX

World Geography Studies will challenge students to explore the world and understand the physical and human geography of various regions. Many areas of the social sciences will be studied, including geography, culture, history, government, economics and citizenship. Science and social studies skills will be studied, as well as technology. Students will study regions of the world and the political, economic, and cultural characteristics in each area.

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to do the following:

  • Select and use geographic tools to get information.

  • Compare places based upon their similarities and differences.

  • Identify geographic factors that influenced historic events.

  • Explain the five themes of geography and their purpose in the study of geography.

  • Analyze human geography and the effect of humans on different cultures.

  • Define the key geographic concerns facing the world and strategize methods to deal with these issues in the future.

Students will be asked to create graphic organizers, conduct research, analyze information, and write essays on topics such as current events, energy resources, and national parks.

State: Texas
Grade Level: 9
Category: History & Social Sciences
Course Length: Year

United States History Studies Since 1877

United States History Studies Since 1877

03340100 TX

United States History Studies Since 1877 examines American history from 1877 to the present day, placing special emphasis on the major political, economic, and social movements of the twentieth century. In addition, the first unit reviews important information and ideas about the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:

  • Explain the ideas of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.

  • Analyze the application of the Founding Fathers' ideals to historical events.

  • Describe the goals and results of Reconstruction policies.

  • Describe conditions in the United States at the turn of the twentieth century, including the effects of industrialization, immigration, and urbanization.

  • Explain the factors influencing U.S. expansionism in the early twentieth century.

  • Describe the reform movements of the Progressive Era.

  • Summarize U.S. involvement in World War I.

  • Describe the causes of the Great Depression.

  • Explain the long-term effects of the New Deal on American society.

  • Identify the major events of World War II, including activities on the homefront.

  • Identify the origins of the Cold War and U.S. efforts to contain the spread of Communism.

  • Summarize the goals of the civil rights, countercultural, and women's movements.

  • Describe U.S. foreign policy in the post-Cold War era.

  • Understand the key challenges facing American society in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

Identify scientific, political, and economic skills to historical events.

State: Texas
Grade Level: 11
Category: History & Social Sciences
Course Length: Year