Academics - Language Arts
The language arts curriculum integrates all facets of the language arts components to include literature/reading, composition, vocabulary, oral language, information literacy, and study skills. Emphasis is given to developing students' writing skills across the curriculum and project-based learning.
The language arts curriculum spirals as students progress from one grade level to another and includes supplemental programs such as Accelerated Reader, IXL, writing portfolios, and plays. Higher-order critical thinking, along with technology instruction, permeates the curriculum.
St. Agnes has also integrated the Literacy First Program, a research-based program that motivates and engages students in their own learning.