Supporting the Activities of Mr. Pratte's Students

Language Arts


Ministry of Education


Saskatoon Public Schools places significant emphasis on literacy skills. Literacy is one of two core initiatives. LA consists of multiple strands. Each day one or more of them is addressed. Ongoing efforts to improve literacy skills this year will include:


  • formal reading assessments
  • specific instruction for reading strategies
  • scheduled reading periods
  • stories and novels read by me with response activities
  • instruction and practice of various writing techniques such as the newspaper format, short essay and poetry


Reading Requirements and Lists




Current Focus - Expository Essay Writing, Readers' Theatre, Listening Skills



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