The Oregon Department of Education has established standards for English Language proficiency for grades K-8. The standards address Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening.

For detailed information on the standards and to find additional resources, please CLICK HERE.

Literacy, Grades K-5

For a more detailed summary of the K-5 curriculum, click here

Literacy, Grades 6-8

Upper grades use language arts curriculums which supports students’ critical thinking skills via a multitude of interdisciplinary approaches. The following curriculums are used in grades 6-8 at TRAILS:

  • HOLT Elements of Literature

  • Jr Scholastic The Current Events Magazine

  • SCOPE Scholastic Language Arts Magazine

  • Write Source

  • The Daybook of Critical Reading and Writing