Welcome to the JL Long Language & Literature Department!

  • The AIMS of MYP Language & Literature is to encourage and enable students to:

    • use language as a vehicle for thought, creativity, reflection, learning, self-expression, analysis and social interaction
    • develop the skills involved in listening, speaking, reading, writing, viewing and presenting in a variety of contexts
    • develop critical, creative and personal approaches to studying and analyzing literary texts
    • engage with text from different historical periods and a variety of cultures
    • explore and analyze aspects of personal, host and other cultures through literary and non-literary texts
    • explore language through a variety of media and modes
    • develop a lifelong interest in reading
    • apply linguistic and literary concepts and skills in a variety of authentic contexts.  

    Language & Literature Team

    Grade 6      Grade 7  Grade 8

    Keitha Vincent

    Brianna Bowman

    Kymisjah Riser

    Madison Han - Hamilton

    Rachel Howard

    Keara Blue-Smith

    Griffin Marshall

    Janet Frey

    Sarah Johnson

    Grace Ferguson


    Maria Gillespie