Reading is fun at Holmes!
Students receive daily language arts instruction in reading, writing, listening and speaking grades PreK -5, utilizing Fountas and Pinnell Guided Reading and the Scholastic Reading Program. Certified reading specialists assist in grade level planning and instruction.
New York State Testing in ELA
For the 2015-2016 School Year, the dates for the Grade 3, 4, and 5
NYS English Language Arts Examinations are: TBA
Each year, students in grades 3, 4, and 5 will take part in a state-wide assessment of ELA skills. Students will be tested on topics and concepts included in the New York State Learning Standards for English Language Arts for their grade level.