K-5 Grade Level Courses

ELA

 

Kindergarten ELA Course Description

The purpose of Kindergarten English Language Ats is to provide a foundation for formalized reading and writing instruction. Areas addressed in Kindergarten English Language Arts include listening and speaking skills; phonemic awareness analysis, print awareness, grammar skills, vocabulary skills; literature comprehension; and writing readiness.

Kindergarten ELA Course Rationale

Communication skills are central to both cognitive and social development. People communicate on a daily basis to present ideas, find and interpret information, combine knowledge and experience, reflect and relax, explore possibilities and generate new ideas, solve problems, make decisions, and communicate experiences to others. Communication Arts instruction provides for knowledge and skills development in each of these areas. The rationale for all Communication Arts courses in the East Buchanan C-1 School District is to promote in students the development of effective communication skills through a variety of media toward lifetime learning.

First Grade ELA Course Description

The purpose of 1st Grade English Language Arts is to teach students listening skills and oral language skills, writing skills, and the skills needed to become effective readers. Areas addressed in 1st Grade English Language Arts include an overview of listening and oral language skills; decoding, structural analysis, phonemic awareness and vocabulary skills; reading and literature skills; study skills; pre-writing and composition skills; spelling; and handwriting.

First Grade ELA Course Rationale

Communication skills are central to both cognitive and social development. People communicate on a daily basis to present ideas, find and interpret information, combine knowledge and experience, reflect and relax, explore possibilities and generate new ideas, solve problems, make decisions, and communicate experiences to others. Communication Arts instruction provides for knowledge and skills development in each of these areas. The rationale for all Communication Arts courses in the East Buchanan C-1 School District is to promote in students the development of effective communication skills through a variety of media toward lifetime learning.

Second Grade ELA Course Description

The purpose of 2nd grade English Language Arts is to teach students the skills needed to be effective readers and writers, as well as listening and speaking skills. Areas addressed in 2nd grade English Language Arts include decoding, phonemic awareness, vocabulary and comprehension skills in reading; writing and composition skills; spelling; grammar and mechanics; and study skills.

Second Grade ELA Course Rationale

Communication skills are central to both cognitive and social development. People communicate on a daily basis to present ideas, find and interpret information, combine knowledge and experience, reflect and relax, explore possibilities and generate new ideas, solve problems, make decisions, and communicate experiences to others. Communication Arts instruction provides for knowledge and skills development in each of these areas. The rationale for all Communication Arts courses in the East Buchanan C-1 School District is to promote in students the development of effective communication skills through a variety of media toward lifetime learning.

Third Grade ELA Course Description

The purpose of 3rd Grade Communication Arts is to teach students to speak and write Standard English and to read, comprehend, and evaluate literature. Areas addressed in 3rd Grade Communication Arts include listening and oral language skills; vocabulary skills; reading and literature skills; comprehension skills; writing and composition skills; and grammar and mechanics.

Third Grade ELA Course Rationale

Communication skills are central to both cognitive and social development. People communicate on a daily basis to present ideas, find and interpret information, combine knowledge and experience, reflect and relax, explore possibilities and generate new ideas, solve problems, make decisions, and communicate experiences to others. Communication Arts instruction provides for knowledge and skills development in each of these areas. The rationale for all Communication Arts courses in the East Buchanan C-1 School District is to promote in students the development of effective communication skills through a variety of media toward lifetime learning.

Fourth Grade ELA Course Description

The purpose of 4th Grade Communication Arts is to teach students to speak and write Standard English and to read, comprehend, and evaluate literature. Areas addressed in 4th Grade Communication Arts include listening and oral language skills; vocabulary skills; reading and literature skills comprehension skills; writing and composition skills; and grammar and mechanics.

Fourth Grade ELA Course Rationale

Communication skills are central to both cognitive and social development. People communicate on a daily basis to present ideas, find and interpret information, combine knowledge and experience, reflect and relax, explore possibilities and generate new ideas, solve problems, make decisions, and communicate experiences to others. Communication Arts instruction provides for knowledge and skills development in each of these areas. The rationale for all Communication Arts courses in the East Buchanan C-1 School District is to promote in students the development of effective communication skills through a variety of media toward lifetime learning.

Fifth Grade ELA Course Description

The purpose of 5th Grade Communication Arts is to teach students to read, speak, and write Standard English as well as comprehend and evaluate literature. Areas addressed in 5th Grade Communication Arts include: listening and oral language skills, reading and literature comprehension skills, reference skills, writing and composition skills, grammar and mechanics, vocabulary, and spelling.

Fifth Grade ELA Course Rationale

Communication skills are central to both cognitive and social development. People communicate on a daily basis to present ideas, find and interpret information, combine knowledge and experience, reflect and relax, explore possibilities and generate new ideas, solve problems, make decisions, and communicate experiences to others. Communication Arts instruction provides for knowledge and skills development in each of these areas. The rationale for all Communication Arts courses in the East Buchanan C-1 School District is to promote in students the development of effective communication skills through a variety of media toward lifetime learning.

 
 
 

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