English

  • Student
    E.L.A. courses offered at Furman:
    • ELA I, ELA II, ELA III, & ELA IV
    • ELD
    • Indepedent Reading
    • Short Stories
    Why do we learn English Language Arts?
    • It helps develop vocabulary and spelling.
    • It helps develop grammar and composition.
    • It helps develop comprehension and analytical skills.
     
    Teacher suggestions to help the student in E.L.A.?
    • Find a book that interests you and read.  When you're done, find another book and continue reading.
    • Don't be afraid to write.  You'll make mistakes, but learn from them.  Your writing will get better and better.
    • Have a friend or adult review your writing before you turn it in.  They can find errors that you might have missed.
    • There are many online tools to help you write.  Make sure that you're taking advantage of these great tools.
    Helpful E.L.A. sites: