Language Arts

The State of Indiana has established academic standards that clearly outline what students should know and be able to do at each grade level.

At all grade levels the study of language arts includes:

Reading: Word Recognition, fluency, and Vocabulary Development

Reading: Comprehension and Analysis of Nonfiction and Informational Text

Reading: Comprehension and Analysis of Literary Text

Writing: Processes and Features

Writing: Applications (Different Types of Writing and Their Characteristics)

Writing: English Language Conventions

Listening and Speaking: Skills, Strategies, and Applications


Textbooks used and links to the publishers' websites for additional resources are:

Reading/Language Arts K-5 HoughtonMifflin Harcourt, Journeys ©2014Catholic Identity edition

Literature 6-8 McDougall, Littell Language of Literature     grade 6     grade 7     grade 8

Grammar 6-8 Holt, Rinehart Winston ©2001  

     The web address for the 7th grade text is 

     The web address for the 8th grade text is

Vocabulary 6-8 Sadlier Vocabulary Workshop

Handwriting K-4 Handwriting Without Tears