|Course Textbooks Lists|
Links to Curriculum/Course Content Descriptions:
|English Language Arts Grades K-5||English Language Arts Grades 6-8||English 9|
Course descriptions (content standards) are mirrored in the Oregon State Content & Benchmark Standards. The content standards are measured in the Oregon Statewide Assessments.
Related Document: West Linn-Wilsonville English Language Arts Program Grades K-8
|English 9||English 11 Honors||Creative Writing I (formerly Writer's Workshop)|
|English 10||AP English Lang/Composition||Creative Writing II|
|English 11||AP English Lit/Composition||Adv Lit Study: Contemp Novel|
|English 12||Adv Lit Study: Oregon Lit|
Documents reflect the approved district course descriptions; however, actual course content and timeline may vary based on teacher and class needs. Course selection and sequencing may vary based on teacher recommendation and student interest. Not all courses may be offered every year or at both high schools.
|Guiding Principles||Indicators of|
|Instruction Related Documents||Internet Resources|
Environments rich in literacy experiences, resources, and models facilitate reading development.
Reading and writing develop together. Both are constructive processes.
Teaching & Literacy Development
Teachers play a vital role in the literacy development of children that they teach.
Technology does not reduce the need for thinking or for reading and writing. In fact, technology has the potential to increase and enhance literacy.
Related document: West Linn-Wilsonville English Language Arts Guiding Principles
(further description of above guiding principles and associated bibliography sources)
Teacher, student and environment combine to produce excellence in education. Attributes of each are summarized in the Classroom Indicators of Excellence document.