ELA ( English Language Arts)
The Academic Framework
Nebinger Elementary follows SDP’s Academic Framework which provides high quality instructional guidance backed by educational research and best practices. It includes targeted support to reach all learners. Additionally, the Academic Framework offers the following:
alignment with the District’s vision, Goals & Guardrails to practice, implementation, and expected outcomes
the philosophy behind and strategies for inclusivity, community building, and relevant teaching
clear expectations for instruction and scaffolding supports for all students
connection between all expectations and actions to quality instructional programming
Grades K-3: Lucy Calkins Units of Study- Reading and Writing Workshop
Grades 4-8: SDP ELA Curriculum Units
ELA 4-8 Unit Book List * Novels may be substituted per teacher request
Grades K-8: I-Ready Reading – Online supplemental resource, supporting students at their instructional level.
K-5: 120 minutes
6-8: 90 minutes
Nebinger Elementary follows standards that are in alignment with the Philadelphia School District, State, and Common Core Standards.
*Parents, feel free to review the standards taught throughout the school year. The following links provide parents with with detailed description of each standard at each performance level( on-level, below level, and above level)