Reading Overview

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To equip students to enjoy lifelong reading, to analyze and interpret texts in a variety of genres, to evaluate all that they read from a biblical worldview, and to become effective communicators.


  • To foster the joy of reading
  • To differentiate instruction with reading groups to meet the instructional needs of individual students
  • To integrate a systematic phonics approach to decoding and word-work instruction
  • To teach vocabulary in context
  • To promote fluency through silent and oral practice to ensure accuracy and automaticity
  • To enhance comprehension through knowledge-building selections
  • To develop discernment by evaluating literature from a biblical worldview
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