Canyon ISD

A History of Excellence - A Tradition of Caring

CISD Mission for ELA

It is our mission to ensure quality learning in ELA for all students by providing a guaranteed and viable curriculum, high levels of instruction based on best practices, and a system of support for each student in every classroom.

CISD Vision for ELA

We envision:

  • Students reading, writing, and discussing at high levels 
  • Communities of professionals planning, analyzing data, and sharing resources
  • Empowered students taking risks
  • Confident students comprehending literature and communicating clearly
  • Lifelong learners with literacy skills to succeed in a rapidly changing world
  • Classrooms that encourage students to maintain an enduring appreciation for reading and writing

CISD Values for ELA
We are committed to: 
  • Writing every day
  • Reading every day
  • Discussing every day
  • Using effective instructional strategies
  • Providing differentiation and modification
  • A willingness to change, learn, and grow
  • Collaborating with colleagues
  • Thinking outside of the box
  • Ensuring meaningful and effective interventions for struggling students
  • Making connections between reading, writing, and grammar
  • Setting high expectations

Last Modified on June 19, 2008