Lashon Academy engages in a standards-based rigorous and balanced ELA curriculum starting in Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten. The priority to develop strong readers, writers, and communicators will be reflected in a daily two-hour block devoted to ELA instruction in Grades TK-6 in addition to continued work on these skills as a matter of course throughout the curriculum. During part of this block, ELs may receive small group instruction The Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP) has developed grade-specific curriculum for reading and writing workshop. This curriculum has been aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Lashon Academy uses this as a resource for developing curriculum and lesson plans. This lesson planning addresses individualized and differentiated instruction based on the standards and provides ALL Lashon Academy students the opportunity to succeed and move toward becoming college and career ready.