ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

(Please note: Areas of the curriculum are currently being worked on or in the process of being created. Any unit/subject which is underlined will link to the appropriate subject matter. If it is not underlined, it is either being revised or created.)

Mission Statement

The mission of the English Language Arts program is to foster interaction between reading, writing, speaking, and listening in order to think and communicate effectively. Beyond the development of basic competence, the curriculum will challenge a student’s potential and encourage individual excellence. Using a balanced approach to instruction, emphasis will be on process as well as product. Students will practice English Language  Arts skills daily and receive frequent feedback across all content areas, providing the literacy tools for lifelong learning.

OVERVIEW OF K-8 ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS CURRICULUM

GRADE K
Unit 1: Building Reading Habits
Unit 2: Building Writing Habits
Unit 3: Informational Text
Unit 4: Literature
Unit 5: Writing Across Genres
Grade K Appendix

GRADE 1
Unit 6: Building Reading Habits
Unit 7: Building Writing Habits
Unit 8: Informational Text
Unit 9: Literature
Unit 10: Writing Across Genres
Grade 1 Appendix

GRADE 2
Unit 11: Building Reading Habits
Unit 12: Building Writing Habits
Unit 13: Informational Text
Unit 14: Literature
Unit 15: Writing Across Genres
Grade 2 Appendix

GRADE 3
Unit 16: Building Reading Habits
Unit 17: Building Writing Habits
Unit 18: Informational Text
Unit 19: Literature
Unit 20: Writing Across Genres
Grade 3 Appendix

GRADE 4
Unit 21: Building Reading Habits
Unit 22: Building Writing Habits
Unit 23: Informational Text
Unit 24: Literature
Unit 25: Writing Across Genres
Grade 4 Appendix

GRADE 5
Unit 26: Building Reading Habits
Unit 27: Building Writing Habits
Unit 28: Informational Text
Unit 29: Literature
Unit 30: Writing Across Genres
Grade 5 Appendix

GRADE 6
Unit 31: Informational/Explanatory-Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening and Language
Unit 32: Narrative-Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening and Language
Unit 33: Argumentative-Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening and Language

GRADE 7
Unit 34: Informative/Explanatory-Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening and Language
Unit 35: Narrative-Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening and Language
Unit 36: Argumentative-Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening and Language

GRADE 8
Unit 37: Informative/Explanatory: Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening and Language
Unit 38: Narrative-Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening and Language
Unit 39: Argumentative-Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening and Language

All ELA Units for Grades K-8 were approved 6/2016.

GRADES 9-12

GRADE 9
Preparatory English I
Academic English I

GRADE 10
Preparatory English II
Academic English II
Advanced Placement Language and Composition
Honors English II

GRADE 11
Preparatory English III
Academic English III
Honors English III

GRADE 12
Preparatory English IV
Academic English IV
Advanced Placement Literature and Composition IV