English Language Arts

  • Overview

    Freeport School District Literacy Model is based on a balanced approach to instruction that guides students to become lifelong readers, effective writers, and communicators in a 21st-century world.  The balanced literacy model includes Reading, Writing, Language, Speaking and Listening, and Foundational Standards, which align to the Illinois ELA Standards.



    ELA Common Core Standards



    Fundations Wilson Language Basics is used in Kindergarten through third grade. The Fundations Wilson program provides students with explicit instruction (phonemic awareness, phonics, word study, spelling, handwriting, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension) in a multisensory, systematic approach.

    Schoolwide Fundamentals reading, writing, and grammar programs are used in Kindergarten through eighth grade.

    The Freeport High School English Language Arts Department uses the Savvas MyPerspectives program.

    All students in the Freeport School District have a myON license, which allows them to access digital books anytime and anywhere. The resources on myOn include a large selection of non-fiction texts, which include science, social studies, and math.