Focusing on the writing process, collecting ideas, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing, students learn the components of various writing units. Word work and grammar are part of our writing curriculum. Writing units of study may include:
      Personal Narrative or Memoir
      Personal Essay
      Information Writing
      Document Based Essays
     Literary Essay
     Historical Fiction
      Persuasive Writing
    In addition, students are prepared for the NYS English Language Arts Assessment, which is administered in April.