The English/Language Arts content is aligned with Kentucky's academic expectations. Blended together are the strands of reading, writing, speaking, listening, observing, inquiry and using technology as a communications tool.
The COMPLETE set of deconstructed standards for English Language Arts is now available!
The Kentucky Writing Program: Creating a Culture of Feedback and AnalysisThis resource is designed to guide teachers and administrators in developing a system of ongoing feedback and analysis of students’ writing and communication skills.
This site includes resources for books-on-line, software which reads text, as well as web search engines which teachers can use to integrate the Internet into their classroom and much, much more.
Portfolio analysis is a structured examination of a school's writing program, as reflected in the student portfolio collections.
Fayette County Schools shared their primary reading curriculum map and the description below.
The Teaching the Writer: What Students Need DVD was developed in 2007 as a collaboration between the Kentucky Department of Education and the Collaborative for Teaching and Learning. Viewers will find clips of teachers, administrators, students, and other writing leaders discussing research-based practices in the teaching of writing.
Kentucky Marker Papers: Phase IIThe Kentucky Department of Education has completed an update of Marker Papers development. The Kentucky Marker Papers are instructional samples intended to show competency in writing across the grade levels, subject areas, and categories of writing.