Elementary Reading

Instructor: Jaime Porter   

My purpose as a Curriculum lead is to provide on-going communication with teachers as well as a place for sharing resources/strategies and important items for discussion. We will work to continuously improve our K-5 Reading Curriculum document to ensure all students are receiving high quality reading instruction in our district. 





Floyd County Schools Writing and Communications Program Plan http://www.floyd.kyschools.us/common/pages/DisplayFile.aspx?itemId=1615982

Gheens Academy Curriculum Documents

E/LA  (Reading) -  Elementary
Curriculum Frameworks
Curriculum Maps

Deconstructed Language Arts Standards
Here is a link to the deconstructed language arts common core standards created by KDE:

Curriculum Work
We will be having a curriculum work session on May 20th. If you would like to attend, or if you have some reccommendations for changes, please let me know. Thanks 
Publish Student Writing for Free!
Kentucky Teacher
 Another edition of Kentucky Teacher:

Brain Breaks
Here is an interesting article about brain breaks and student engagement:

Kentucky Teacher
Here is a link to the latest publication of Kentucky Teacher. It discusses our Common Core Standards:

KDE March Literacy Link
Here is a link to the KDE March Literacy Link. Please read!


Reading Apps
Literacy - Technology Resources
 Here is another link from the KDE website that 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:



Best Practices Link
The KDE website has a link to Best Practices created by educators across the state. You can find these best practices at the following link:




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