Reading Consists of…
Emphasis will be placed on these areas:
What English consists of...
When we talk to our students about English we are talking about writing and penmanship.
Our district is using Writing Units of Study developed by Lucy Calkins. This is a writing curriculum aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Students will write in three writing genres. The genres we will be addressing are:
Emphasis on instruction will include these areas:
The district’s adopted penmanship program is Handwriting Without Tears. Correct placement, spacing and formation of manuscript penmanship on lined paper is expected by all students.