•  The ELA 6,7,8 students read grade-appropriate complex literary and informational texts while further developing the ability to cite textual evidence to support analysis when responding to text written and spoken modes.  Students analyze both the structure and content of complex, thematic-based texts.  A focus on communication process of reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing through the study of language and literature driven by Maryland's College and Career-Ready Standards.
     
    The Advanced ELA 6,7,8 course requires students to address the expecations of the grade 6,7,8 ELA Curriculum as well as more advanced critical reading, writing, and thinking demands.  Advanced sections of reading will also focus on the communication process of reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing through the study of language and literature driven by Maryland's College and Career-Ready Standards. 
     
     
    The Reading/Language Arts Department consists of: Mrs. Jen Dryer, Reading Specialist (Chair), Mrs. Audrey Benson 6th grade ELA, Mrs. King 6th grade ELA, Ms. Towers 7th grade ELA, Mrs. Jaclyn Baily 7th grade ELA, Mrs. Crowley 8th grade ELA, and Ms. Brookshire 8th ELA. 
     

    CELEBRATION of PARCC Scores!

    ELA 6,7,  and 8   PARCC ELA SCORES

    placed QACPS as #1  in Maryland !

    ELA 6 improved from 4th place to 1st place!

    ELA 7 maintained 1st place!

    ELA 8 moved from 2nd to 1st place!

     

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