North Smithfield English Language Arts Mission Statement
North Smithfield School Department is committed to engaging and challenging all students in a rigorous K-12 ELA curriculum integrating reading, writing, listening and speaking to ensure the continued success of all students in a global and technological society.
Philosophy In North Smithfield, we believe the English Language Arts Program will:
Establish clear and high expectations aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
Provide high quality standards-based instruction for students using best practices, analysis of available data, and a variety of assessment strategies.
Encourage students to become confident and effective communicators, proficient readers, critical thinkers, and life-slong learners.
Provide students with opportunities and resources to develop English Language Arts skills they need to pursue college and career goals and to participate fully as informed, productive members of society.