About Language Arts

  • Reading and writing is the foundation of all learning. In Language Arts, GCPS students focus on the necessary reading and writing skills that support learning across all subjects. 

    As students master the Language Arts AKS, they are expected to:

    • Use words, patterns in words, and word meanings to read
      fluently and comprehend effectively in all texts and activities
    • Apply grade-appropriate language skills in writing
    • Self-monitor to correct errors when reading and writing
      talk with and listen to peers about one’s reading and writing to
      become lifelong readers and writers
    • Use reading and writing to communicate through listening,
      speaking, and viewing
  • Writing in Notebook