ELA Curriculum

 

Here at Koontz Intermediate, we utilize the Great Minds: Wit & Wisdom curriculum for English Language Arts. It is a stringent educational program that incorporates analysis of novels, critical thinking, and thoughtful writing processes.

Feel free to explore the site below to familiarize yourself with the curriculum's contents. 
https://greatminds.org/english

We will use the following novels to explore and attain various reading skills:
1. Bud, Not Buddy
2. Out of the Dust 
3. Blood on the River
4. Written in Bone
5. I am Malala (Young Reader's Edition)
6. Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World


In addition to the above mentioned novels, we will examine non-fiction texts in various forms. You should see your student access sites such as Newsela and IXL. You may also see these articles and documents in a physical form.