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Katy Independent School District

Secondary Curriculum and Instruction

​​ Secondary English Language Arts (ELA)


Language Arts curriculum and instruction provides all students with the foundation necessary to succeed in all academic areas through a balanced, integrated approach to literacy.  Reading, writing, speaking, listening, and inquiry skills, and the strategies that support them, directly contribute to student success in a rapidly changing world.

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​Guiding Principles

  • Students experience authentic reading, writing, listening, and speaking opportunities within multiple genres including visual texts.
  • Prior knowledge, including reading and life experiences, shapes how readers make connections and interact with text and media.
  • Writing is a reflective process used to solve problems, explore issues, construct questions, and address inquiry.
  • Student choice in an essential component of reading and writing instruction.
  • Grammar is taught within the context of reading and writing.
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