The Oregon Department of Education has established standards for English Language proficiency for grades K-8. The standards address Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening.
For detailed information on the standards and to find additional resources, please CLICK HERE.
Literacy, Grades K-5
For a more detailed summary of the K-5 curriculum, click on the side link " Literacy Curriculum for K-5
Literacy, Grades 6-8
Upper grades use language arts curriculums which supports studentsí critical thinking skills via a multitude of interdisciplinary approaches. The following curriculums are used in grades 6-8 at John Muir:
- HOLT Elements of Literature
- Jr Scholastic The Current Events Magazine
- SCOPE Scholastic Language Arts Magazine
- Write Source
- The Daybook of Critical Reading and Writing