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A+ College Ready supports 40 total courses: 24 courses in grades 6-10 and 16 Advanced Placement courses. All curricular materials are housed in Canvas, and contain various templates and strategies for support. All Advanced Placement Course materials are aligned to the College Board's AP Course Exam and Description, and all 6-10 courses (11th grade in math) are aligned to the Alabama Courses of Study.

Click the content areas below to view our full course catalogue and description of each course.


AP Social Studies

  • AP U. S. History
  • AP U. S. Government and Politics
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP World History: Modern
  • AP Macro Economics
  • AP Psychology

A+ College Ready provides curricular resources that align with the latest revision of the College Board’s Course and Exam Descriptions. AP Social Studies teachers have access to a comprehensive set of lesson plans designed to emphasize required course content and skills. Research based activities in lesson plans emphasize critical thinking skills, content knowledge and close reading and writing skills necessary to ensure student success.

Curricular materials for each unit includes a pacing guide as well as recommended vocabulary and activities designed to promote skill development. Activities encourage active learning and collaboration.

6-10 Social Studies

  • 6th Grade U. S. Studies
  • 7th Grade Civics/Geography
  • 8th Grade World History to 1500
  • 9th Grade World History 1500 to the Present
  • 10 Grade U.S. History

The A+ College Ready Social Studies 6-10 curriculum is designed using research-based best practices. The foundation of the curriculum is strategies that focus on reading and comprehending primary and secondary sources, applying the content in multiple ways for multiple purposes, and utilizing historical writing with a focus on analysis.

Curricular materials include a nine-week big picture calendar for each unit, pacing and lessons, teacher notes, a proficiency scale, unit overviews, differentiation recommendations, exemplary lesson plans, strategy templates in varied formats, and a teacher resource book.

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