Language Arts

  • **Curriculum Pacing Guides are in Google Apps- Guides are available upon request**

    English/LA Curriculum are based on the Indiana Academic Standards, Common Core Standards and Literacy Shifts.

    Grade 6 English Language Arts Curriculum utilizes the Scholastic Expert 21 Program, READ 180 and System 44.

    Scholastic's Expert 21 - 6th Grade Literature Program

    7th and 8th Grade English Language Arts Curriculum utilizes the College Board, SpringBoard Program, READ 180 and System 44.

    All English/Language Arts Courses use Dr. Marzano's Building Academic Vocabulary.

    • Building Academic Vocabulary


    Reading Enrichment Courses

    Hobart Middle School offers an 9 week enrichment course to 6th, 7th and 8th grade. These courses are built from the Indiana State Standards with emphasis on reading Informational Text and literature. Students have an in depth study of each type of reading to support students to read more challenging text and analyze author point of view with support from the readings.

    English/Language Arts Tiered Instruction

    Scholastic READ 180 Program

    READ 180 is a comprehensive system of curriculum, instruction, assessment and professional development proven to raise reading achievement for struggling readers in Grades 4–12+. READ 180 is designed to maximize student engagement, teacher effectiveness, and leader empowerment.

    READ 180 is a tiered reading intervention used at the elementaries, middle and high school.

    READ 180 is organized into three stages.

    Stage A- Elementary/ Grades 4 and 5

    Stage B- Middle School

    • 6th grade: READ 180 Original Book
    • 7th grade: READ 180 Flex Book
    • 8th grade: READ 180 Flex 2 Book

    Stage C- High School

    Scholastic SYSTEM 44

    System 44: Foundational Reading & Phonics Program
    System 44 is the breakthrough foundational reading and phonics intervention technology program for our most challenged readers in Grades 3–12+. System 44's state-of-the-art adaptive technology delivers direct, explicit foundational reading and phonics instruction as well as engaging, high-interest print materials for student practice in reading, writing, and spelling.


    A Curricular Plan for the Reading & Writing Workshop

    Overview of the Year for 6th Grade Readers

    Overview of the Year for 6th Grade Writers