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
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.