English Language Arts (ELA)
In an ever-changing global and technological world, literacy skills are needed now more than ever. DoDEA is at the forefront of teaching the necessary skills to prepare students for college, careers, and the world.
DoDEA is committed to advancing literacy skills for all learners. The English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum provides students rich, rigorous programs that address literacy skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening, as well as 21st-century skills in research, technology, and media. This standards-based curriculum allows students to explore the world around them through integrated reading and writing programs.
DoDEA continues to provide students and teachers with up-to-date materials and the most current, research-based teaching practices in literacy instruction. To meet the needs of all students, teachers differentiate instruction and have access to additional resources and support as necessary. Students are encouraged to read a wide range of text and to write for a variety of audiences. DoDEA’s integrated ELA program prepares students to participate fully in a global community.
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Alexandria, VA 22350-1400