• English Language Arts
    School No. 4 strives to make
    ALL students
    "Funnels of Information"

    Students at School No. 4 participate in a balanced literacy program driven by the Common Core Standards adopted by New York State. Students read and write within a variety of genres including:
    • Narratives
    • Procedural
    • Poetry
    • Biography
    • Fairy Tales
    • Persuasive
    • Informational
    Students in Grades 1 and 2 participate in the Terra Nova Assessments 
    Students in Grades 3-6 participate in RCSD Benchmark and New York State Assessments 
    Students in Kindergarten through 6th grade are assessed using the Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA).