English Language Arts
The English Language Arts Program gives students extensive instruction in the writing process, literature study, vocabulary development, English mechanics and usage, reading comprehension, and research skills. Students gain an appreciation of their literary heritage through studies of world, British, and American literature. Students develop skills in reading, writing, and speaking as well s an understanding and appreciation of literature. Vocabulary growth is enhanced through extensive reading, direct instruction, and the study of literature. All students will complete four units of English language arts.