Elementary Language Arts 
Elementary Language Arts are taught through a balanced approach which includes instruction  in reading, writing, working with words and application of what was taught through independent, self-selected reading.  Students are encouraged to read each night, to build fluency and to foster a love for reading.  Students are taught decoding and comprehension strategies to preview, predict, make inferences and connections and then to summarize, question and evaluate text. Students read a balance of nonfiction and fiction as well as poems, plays and speeches.  
 
Sandra F. Connelly M.Ed. NBCT, B.S.
Humanities Curriculum Office 
The School District of Haverford Township
610-853-5900 x7212 (office)
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