English Language Arts

Consistent with many high performing international private schools and public schools in the United States, ACS uses the Common Core Standards as the baseline learning objectives for K-10 instruction in Math and in English Language Arts (ELA).

Click on this link to learn more about the Common Core Standards.

ACS ELA Unit Information (Reading, Writing, Speaking & Listening


ACS uses Words Their Way as a primary resource for word study: phonics, vocabulary, and spelling instruction. Words Their Way provides teachers with the tools for teaching children through the stages of spelling development. Children learn to see patterns and variations in words and are taught in a fun and engaging way.