Resources

Elementary ELA, Grades K-5

  • Reading, K-5: Units of Study for Teaching Reading ©2015, Heinemann
  • Writing, K-5: Units of Study for Teaching Writing ©2016, Heinemann
  • Writing, K-5: Step Up to Writing ©2007, Sopris-West
  • Word Study, K-5: Words Their Way in Action ©2012, Pearson
  • Word Study, K-5: Orton Gillingham ©2016, Institute for Multi-Sensory Education
  • Handwriting, K-3: Handwriting Without Tears ©2013, LearningWithoutTears
  • Trade Books: The ELA curriculum encourages student choice and wide, diverse reading experiences connected to the curriculum.  A number of texts are used to supplement student learning.

Secondary ELA, Grades 6-12

  • Writing, 6-8: Units of Study for Teaching Writing ©2016, Heinemann
  • Writing, 6-12: Step Up to Writing ©2007, Sopris-West
  • Trade Books: The ELA curriculum encourages student choice and wide, diverse reading experiences connected to the curriculum.  Novels and non-fiction materials are used to supplement student learning.

Advanced Placement English

AP Language and Composition, Grade 11

  • 50 Essays: A Portable Anthology © 2016, Bedford / St. Martin’s
  • The Language of Composition: Reading, Writing, and Rhetoric © 2012, Bedford / St. Martin’s
  • Patterns for College Writing: A Rhetorical Reader and Guide © 2011, Bedford / St. Martin’s
  • Essential Literary Terms © 2016, WWNorton
  • Wide variety of non-fiction and fiction texts.

AP Literature and Composition, Grade 12

  • Literature and Composition: Reading, Writing, and Thinking © 2017, Bedford / St. Martin’s
  • Essential Literary Terms © 2016, WWNorton
  • Wide variety of fiction, poetry, and dramatic texts.

IB Literature, Higher Level, Grades 11&12

  • English A: Literature Course Companion © 2012, Oxford University Press
  • Essential Literary Terms © 2016, WWNorton
  • Wide variety of fiction, poetry, and dramatic texts.

High School English Electives

Journalism: Newspaper, Literary Magazine, Yearbook, Broadcast Journalism

  • The Radical Write © 2003, Gotham Books
  • How to Write Articles for Newspapers & Magazines © 2002, Thomson Arco
  • Eats, Shoots, and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation © 2004, Profile Books
  • Writing Smarter © 2000-2006, John Wiley & Sons
  • Writing Headlines © 2003, Marion Street Press

Film Study

  • How to Read a Film © 2000, Oxford University Press

Supplementary/Intervention

  • My Virtual Reading Coach
  • Orton-Gillingham
  • Phono-Graphix
  • Read Naturally Live
  • Spell Read
  • Leveled Literacy Intervention