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Language Arts and Reading Department

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     The Elementary Language Arts and Reading Department at Murnin Elementary supports the district's mission in its commitment that children come first.  As a Murnin Mariner, our mission is to transform learning through a collaborative community. Our vision is for all  students to grow in curiosity, ability, and confidence. All students deserve a quality education that honors their voice and prepares them to engage, contribute, and above all, succeed. 

     Through curriculum, instruction, and professional staff development, this department strives to promote life-long literacy and learning for all students. 

 

Mariner Reading Goals:

  • Improve the teaching and learning of reading so that all students are ensured equitable standards based education
  • Implement a variety of professional development opportunities for all teachers in  the areas of phonics, reading, and writing which are designed to increase student performance.
  • Promote standards based, data driven curricula which will ensure that all students master the course objectives.
  • Provide research based interventions with explicit and systematic instruction  for all learners through the RTI process.

 

Interventions for the campus Include:

  • Istation
  • Corrective Reading
  • The Herman Method
  • Orton Gillingham Strategies

 

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 Through curriculum, instruction, and professional staff development, this department strives to promote life-long literacy and learning for all students.

 

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