• English Language Arts & Reading

    We will teach reading strategies, use vocabulary to express your ideas in writing, and support arguments through evidence.  We will read poetry, drama, as well as reading passages that align to fiction & expository text.

    ELAR Educators:
    • Ms. Dansby - Literature Genres, Creative Writing, and Pre-AP Language Arts 8th
    • Mrs. Hay - Pre-AP Reading/Language Arts 6th
    • Mr. Hlavacek - Pre-AP Reading/Language Arts 7th
    • Ms. Martinez - Pre-AP Reading/Language Arts 6th and 7th
    • Ms. McKinney - Reading 6th
    School textbook http://www.my.hrw.com Students can practice writing with immediate scoring results.  
    SAT Voc http://www.vocabtest.com This website focuses on SAT vocabulary using a variety of methods.
    http://www.shepphardsoftware.com  This website has several subject areas – the language arts tab will provide SAT vocabulary practice and games.
    Wordsmyth Dictionary https://www.wordsmyth.net/ Free-online English Dictionary 
    Junior League of Dallas
    2018-19 Junior League of Dallas grant funds innovation in Ms. Dansby's classroom.