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PRIMARY (K-2)

Students in K-2 uses a balanced literacy approach to language arts instruction.  Students are assessed three times per year with the STEP assessment and instruction is differentiated based on the data.  Students engage with text through guided reading and centers to develop a wide range of knowledge and skills, including sight word recognition, phonemic awareness, and comprehension.  K-2 uses the Daily Five framework, which is a way of structuring literacy time so students develop lifelong habits of reading, writing, and working independently.


SECONDARY (3-5)

Students in 3-5 use the Engage NY curriculum for language arts instruction.  The curriculum is aligned to the Common Core Standards.  Students are assessed using Fountas and Pinnell and the data is used to differentiate instruction, form small groups, and lead book clubs.


MIDDLE (6-8)

Students in 6-8 use the Engage NY curriculum for language arts instruction. The curriculum is aligned to the Common Core Standards. Students are assessed using Fountas and Pinnell and the data is used to differentiate instruction, form small groups, and lead book clubs.

To learn more, visit https://www.engageny.org