Offered by Prince William County Faculties (PWCS)

Worldwide Literacy Day is well known yearly on Sept. 8 to spotlight the significance of literacy to people, communities and societies. Throughout PWCS, academics are participating college students with classes and actions that develop literacy and construct important expertise and guarantee thriving futures for all.

Article of the Week is an impartial studying routine for college kids that helps them unpack advanced textual content. It additionally ties different classes into Language Arts. See how Article of the Week is integrated at Ellis Elementary College on this video. 

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At Yorkshire Elementary College, college students in kindergarten by fifth grade participated in a “One College, One Learn,” exercise with the guide, “The Day You Start” by Jacqueline Woodson, to have fun Worldwide Literacy Day. By way of the chosen guide and corresponding actions, college students demonstrated studying studying expertise, pondering critically about texts, and understanding themes. Yorkshire Elementary’s participation as a faculty reinforces the significance of scholars gaining these priceless expertise that aren’t assured in class methods in different international locations throughout the globe, and the way literacy generally is a catalyst for achievement in schooling and future careers.