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English Language Arts

Santa Fe Girls’ School students develop voice. We support our students in mastering the English language as readers of critical material, as writers expressing their ideas, and as speakers communicating what they know.

6th Grade: basic writing skills; grammar; basic research skills; language conventions; critical reading; oral expression; vocabulary development; introduction to literary analysis; creative writing; poetry.
7th Grade: research skills; academic writing; language with an emphasis on grammar; analytical reading; communication skills; vocabulary development; literary analysis; poetry.
8th Grade: academic research; academic writing with an emphasis on essays; language conventions with an emphasis on grammar; analytical reading; communication skills including debate; vocabulary development; literary analysis; poetry.