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  • The purpose of this class is to provide students with integrated educational experiences in the Social Studies and English Language Arts strands of reading literary and informational text, writing, listening, and speaking.

    The content includes:

    -using reading strategies to construct meaning from informational, technical, historical, and literary texts

    -acquiring an extensive vocabulary through reading, discussion, listening, and systematic word study

    -using writing strategies, student inquiry, and self-monitoring techniques

    -using speaking, listening, and viewing strategies in formal presentations and informal discussions

    -understanding and responding to a variety of literary forms

    -understanding and using language successfully to impact readers, writers, listeners, speakers, and viewers

    -developing and creating personal meaning by learning through various modalities (via “Centers”)