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NCTE / IRA Standards for the English Language Arts

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​​​​​The Standards for the English Language Arts is designed to ensure all  students have the opportunities and resources to develop the language skills they need to pursue life's goals and to participate fully as informed, productive members of society. These standards assume that literacy growth begins before children enter school as they experience and experiment with literacy activities—reading and writing, and associating spoken words with their graphic representations.

​​​​In Rockwood, we understand that effective communication for the 21st century requires competency in language arts. That is why Rockwood students begin with the essential skills of reading and writing.  Language arts curriculum is focused on critical thinking so students can identify, evaluate and solve problems as they learn and grow.  Learn more about the curriculum and Rockwood's language arts learning goals.​

Learn more about the NCTE / IRA Standards for the English Language Arts.