Language Arts Description
Literature is used to determine word meaning through contextual and structural analysis. Comprehension will be developed through vocabulary, fluency, main idea, supporting facts and details, sequence, inquiry, story elements, point of view, compare/contrast, research, drawing conclusions, etc. In writing students learn the necessary composition skills to organize and articulate their thoughts. Spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and Parts of Speech are emphasized in all subject areas. Projects are designed to strengthen research, presentation, and listening skills.