Joliet Public Schools | District 86

 

Language Arts

English Language Arts

The goal of the English Language Arts program is to create literate, thoughtful communicators, capable of controlling language effectively as they negotiate an increasingly complex and information-rich world.  Students will refine specific skills and strategies in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language and will use these skills and strategies widely as tools for learning and reflection.  Exploring a variety of texts, students will understand and appreciate language and literature as catalysts for deep thought and emotion.

Welcome to Joliet Public Schools District 86

Our schools, as partners with our children's parents and with the community, will create a safe and positive environment in which all students will learn and develop to their greatest potential. All students will be empowered to become lifelong learners, responsible citizens and caring members of their communities.

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