English / Language Arts / Reading (ELAR)
Kristi Cobb - Director of Early Literacy (Pre-K - Second Grade)
Kristi Gonzales - Elementary ELAR Curriculum Coordinator (Grades 3-6)
Theresa Pollok - Secondary ELAR Curriculum Coordinator (Grades 7-12)
1016 Magnolia Street
Mansfield, TX 76063
English Language Arts/Reading courses in grades K-4 will focus on the development of the foundational skills needed for students to be successful at the elementary level and beyond. These include the following five strands: Reading, Writing, Oral and Written Conventions, Research, and Listening and Speaking.
English Language Arts/Reading courses in grades 5-12 will focus on continuing the development of skills taught in the elementary grades. These include the following five strands: Reading, Writing, Oral and Written Conventions, Research, and Listening and Speaking.
Please navigate through the links below to view curriculum being covered this school term for your child.
Should you have any questions or concerns, please fill out a Curriculum Feedback Form. The curriculum writing team will address your concern and respond in a timely fashion. Elementary Feedback Form | Secondary Feedback Form
MISD Best Practices | English Language Proficiency Standards
K-12 Curriculum Documents
Curriculum files for each core subject (English, Math, Science, Social Studies) and grade level (K-12) will be located on Google Docs for the 2018-19 school term.
Open the Curriculum Map, select the grade level (menu at bottom of worksheet) and click on the subject of your choice to view the associated curriculum.
Questions? Please contact the program coordinator.
District Approved Reading Lists
2019 Summer Study Reading
Students in middle/high school Pre-AP and AP English courses are required to read one book of their choice from the grade level title list below. In addition to reading the required choice novel, AP Language and AP Literature students are also required to read a companion text and to complete an analysis assignment.
Selected titles represent a variety of voices, cultures, perspectives and ideologies. The goal is to provide students with an abundance of choice in the texts they interact with in an effort to develop their understanding, perspective and appreciation for the people, places and ideas that comprise their world.