Glen Canyon Outdoor Academy

1/2 Loop Group Year 1

  • In year 1, our first and second grade loop group will study Tools, Sun, Moon, and Stars, Sound and Light, Animal Flight, Birds, and Animal Biology. 
  • Download an outline of our subject specific learning targets and mission for each expedition!

1/2 Loop Group Year 2

  • In year 2, our first and second grade loop group will study Schools Around the World, Paleontology, Geology, Gardening, Plant Biology, and Ecology. 
  • Download an outline of our subject specific learning targets and mission for each expedition!

3/4 Loop Group Year 1

  • In year 1, our third and fourth grade loop group will study Books, Riparian Ecology, Ecosystems, Storytelling, Earth, and Water. 
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3/4 Loop Group Year 2

  • In year 2, our third and fourth grade loop group will study Poetry, Patterns, Wilderness Survival, History of the Southwest, American Revolution, and Civil Rights. 
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½ 5-6 Loop Group Year 1

  • In year 1, our fifth and sixth grade loop group will study Political Science, Geography, Biodiversity, Sports, Anatomy and Physiology, and Humans and the Environment. 
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½ 5-6 Loop Group Year 2

  • In year 2, our fifth and sixth grade loop group will study Mythology and World Religion, Engineering, Physics, Acculturation, Minorities in Space and Science, and Earth and Space. 
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7/8 Loop Group Year 1

  • In year 1, our seventh and eighth grade loop group will study Displaced People and Refugees, Migration, Disease, Renaissance Art and Culture, Art and Science, and Chemistry and Thermodynamics. 
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7/8 Loop Group Year 2

  • In year 2, our seventh and eighth grade loop group will study Geography of the Southwest, Stories of the Southwest, Agriculture, World War II, Navajo Code Talkers, and Cryptology and Symbols. 
  • Download an outline of our subject specific learning targets and mission for each expedition!

Performance Task Rubric

  • In addition to our standards based grading, teachers and students will select one learning target from each category to assess their performance tasks at the end of each 6-week expedition.
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