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Briarlake Elementary

Dekalb County Schools


English Language Arts

The curriculum for ELA is based upon the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS). These standards are designed to measure student growth in the following areas:
  • Reading: Literature (i.e. stories, poems, plays)
  • Reading: Informational Texts (i.e. news articles, instructions, text books)
  • Reading: Foundational Skills (i.e. recognizing letters, letter sounds, fluency)
  • Writing (stories, instructional texts, reviews)
  • Speaking & Listening (presentations, discussions, story-telling)
  • Language (punctuation, grammar, vocabulary)
Here is more information on ELA CCGPS:
Here is the Link for the Georgia Frameworks: