Welcome to English Language Arts in Middle Grades

"Ordinary people with extraordinary vision can redeem the soul of America by getting in what I call good trouble, necessary trouble."

--John Lewis

Writing Corner

Tips and reflections on building a confident community of writers

  • Students connect with writing when they’re represented in curriculums. Learn how our new interests, texts, and prompts honor their diversity and expand their perspectives in our Being Culturally Responsive with NoRedInk webinar.


MS ELA Canvas Course Templates

MS ELA Course Template Information

NOTE: 8th Grade HONORS English 1 Teachers (Includes information about joining Optional Virtual PLCs)

Collections: Grades 6-12 Student Editions, including Close Readers

Recommended PD Sessions:

Encourage Me! with Dr. Berry -- Visit Frontline to register

Kirwan Institute Implicit Bias Professional Development: Please be sure you have engaged with the Implicit Bias modules prior to the session.

Teaching MS ELA in 2020 (Self-paced Canvas PD Course)

English 1 Teachers (Canvas course and instructional support information)

MS ELA Instructional Specialist Office Hour by appointment.