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English Language Arts

The English Language Arts (ELA) curricular progression in the Chartiers Valley School District prepares students for evolving demands of society through consistent and rigorous instruction. The program encompasses print, oral, and visual language and addresses reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills through a K-12 Literacy Framework.


View our ELA vision, belief statements and literacy framework



ELA Curriculum 


ELA @ the Primary School (Grades K-2)


ELA @ the Intermediate School (Grades 3-5)


ELA @ the Middle School (Grades 6-8)


ELA @ the High School (Grades 9-12)



Writing Essentials

The Writing Essentials/Dirty Dozen Posters were developed in partnership with Sari Brecosky, Curriculum and Reading Coordinator at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit. 

Writing Charts (K-12)


Chartiers Valley Communities

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2030 Swallow Hill Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220