English Language Arts Program

LCCPS English Language Arts Components

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Phonics K1-3

30 mins
  • Fundations

 

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Phonological Awareness

K1-1

 

 

K and K1  - 15 mins.

1st - in small groups as needed

 
  • Michael Heggerty resource
  • Just Right PA (K only)

 

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Shared Reading K1-2

 

10-15 mins

 
  • Fountas Pinnell Shared Reading books

 

  • Theme based books and poems used to supplement

 

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Oral Language

K1-3

 

 part of literacy warm-up or centers  
  • Mondo Oral Language charts K-2

 

  • Speaking and listening as part of performance tasks

 

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Vocabulary

K1-8

ongoing
  • Keys to Vocabulary
  • SEI 7 Steps to Teaching Vocabulary
  • Flocabulary 4-8

 

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Comprehension

Common Core Block
 

30- 45 mins

(1st – 3rd grade)

60 mins (4th – 5th grade)

 

  • Thematic Unit texts – Common Core
  • Keys to Literacy
  • Model Units
  • Targeted strategy/skill work
  • Close reading
  • Focused read aloud/think aloud/modeling
  • Whole class fluency

 

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Guided Reading

Intervention

 45 mins (K – 3rd grade)
30 mins (4th – 5th grade)

  • Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
  • Centers/Anchor Stations/Book Clubs

 

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Writing

45 – 55 mins

 
  • Empowering Writers
  • Lucy Calkins
  • Guide to Nonfiction Writing
  • Grammar