Reading at the Primary

Teachers in the Primary building have been through extensive Comprehensive Literacy training appropriate for the grade she teaches.  Comprehensive Literacy provides many opportunities for explicit instruction, inquiry and investigation and independent and small group work.   

The Components of Comprehensive Literacy are:

Read Alouds

Shared Reading

Shared Writing


Guided Practice

Guided Reading/Instruction

Book/Content Discussions

Independent Reading and Writing

Reflection and Sharing