ERIC Number: ED430248
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Mississippi Language Arts Framework.
Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson.
Providing a description of what Mississippi students should know and do in English, language arts, and reading classrooms from kindergarten through twelfth grade, this curriculum framework addresses the interrelatedness of reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing with the intent to raise expectations for student performance in the language arts, provide intellectual challenge, and promote students' individual achievement. After an introduction, it presents a sample standardized curriculum format, a philosophy statement/preamble, a description of "The Learning Environment," K-12 goals, and Scope and Sequence of Competencies K-12 in the form of charts and a continuum. A detailed course description for each grade (K-12) is presented. Eighteen course descriptions of language arts offerings include accelerated and advanced placement English, African-American Literature, Creative Writing, Technical and Workplace Writing, Introduction to Journalism, and Oral Communication. Appendixes: (1) give suggested assessment methods, sample rubric for grades K-12, and an example of an anecdotal record; (2) list 29 resource suggestions including seven organization names and addresses; and (3) present a 36-item glossary. (SC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi