Elementary Reading & Language Arts


  • “Pursuant to Florida Law, please find information regarding reading scholarships for those students who score below a Level 3 on the third and fourth grade Florida Standards Assessment English/Language Arts exam. http://www.fldoe.org/schools/school-choice/k-12-scholarship-programs/sfo/. Please contact the Florida Department of Education for additional information.”

Weekly Updates

  • Summer Professional Development Opportunities

    Posted by Jessica Titze on 5/12/2020

    Summer PD

    The Summer Professional Devleopment Catalog is now available! Elementary ELA is proud to announce our summer reading training opportunities:

    • Supporting Reading Instruction Utilizing Reading Components and Effective Instructional Practices
    • Flipping the Switch: Effective Wonders Instruction Through a Blended Model Approach


    For more information, or to register for these courses, please click HERE.

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  • Free Resources from FLDOE

    Posted by Jessica Titze on 4/3/2020


    To assist families and teachers during this unprecedented time, FLDOE has released FREE resources to assist. Check them out HERE!

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  • We're Here to Support You

    Posted by Jessica Titze on 3/23/2020



    Dear Teachers,

    The Office of Professional Learning has created emergency lessons that can be shared with your students!  LCS has already made copies of the documents and distribution is managed at your site.  These packets include review skills so that your students may better access the content, as you prepare for next steps. If you have any Elementary ELA specific questions, please do not hesitate to email Jessica and Jamie. We're here for you!


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  • FSA Writing Resources are Available

    Posted by Jessica Titze on 2/10/2020

    FSA Writing resources have been posted to our ELA Sharepoint site for teachers to access. We hope this provides you resources and samples as you support your students.

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  • Happy New Year!

    Posted by Jessica Titze on 1/6/2020

                     New Year

    Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful break with your family and friends, and are returning rested and ready for a new semester!

    Reading coaches have been working hard on creating planning and writing exemplars to support teachers with FSA Writing. Please be on the look out for these materials to be posted to our ELA Sharepoint Site in February!

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  • Informative and Opinion Writing Prompts and Resources

    Posted by Jessica Titze on 12/9/2019

    FSA Writing









    To support teachers' continued efforts in preparing their students for FSA Writing, elementary reading coaches have developed both informative and opinion writing prompts and resources. To access these invalubale resources, please go to the Elementary ELA Sharepoint Site.

    On the Sharepoint Site, you will click on the ELA folder and FSA Writing Materials folder. We hope you find these resources helpful! 

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  • Celebrate Literacy Week 2020

    Posted by Jessica Titze on 12/2/2019

    Celebrate Literacy Week      

    January 27 - January 31, 2020

    Celebrate Literacy Week will be here before we know it! We encourage schools to plan activities, events, and literacy fun for their students. We have not yet been told the theme for this year's event, however Literacy is sure the focus! We will let you know as soon as FLDOE shares that information.


    For additional informatin, please visit FLDOE.

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  • 4-H Tropicana Speech Contest

    Posted by Jessica Titze on 11/25/2019



    Upon completion of your school's 4-H Tropicana Speech Contest, please complete the following:


    Group (School) Enrollment Form – Each school must complete the group enrollment form(s) specifying breakdown of teachers and background of the students participating in the contest. This form is due to the 4-H Office no later than NOON on FRIDAY, December 6, 2019.


    School Winner Information – Each school must fill out the form(s) noting the school winner’s information. This form is due at the 4-H Office no later than NOON on FRIDAY, January 10, 2020.


    You can find copies of these forms and additional information HERE.

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  • Spelling Bee Information

    Posted by Jessica Titze on 11/25/2019

    Spelling Bee

    After you have held your school spelling bee, please use the following link to submit your official winner and alternate to the district level bee.



    This information is due Friday, December 6, 2019. In addition, please provide your champion and alternate with the 2020 “Words of the Champions” which can be accessed through your log in on www.spellingbee.com.

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  • Happy Thanksgiving

    Posted by Jessica Titze on 11/22/2019



    We wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving! Take this time to relax, recharge, and enjoy the holiday!

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