COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

PRINS. MEMO NO. 15

February 19, 2002

ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE / SECONDARY

TO:

Principals

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Assistant Superintendent for Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

English Technical Assistance Document for Grades 5 through 12

 

The English Technical Assistance Document for Grades 5 through 12 is now available through the Department of Educations website at http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/eng_resource.html. This document provides clarifications to some of the content in the English Standards of Learning Teacher Resource Guide, and is based upon the recommendations from the Standards of Learning Assessment Content Review Committee. It can be downloaded using PDF or Word Format. Teachers should replace or add pages to the English Standards of Learning Teacher Resource Guide and the aligned curriculum guides in their school divisions. For further information, contact Catherine Rosenbaum (mailto:crosenbaum@mail.vak12ed.edu), middle school reading and language arts specialist, at (804) 225-2665; or Anita Wallace (mailto:awallace@mail.vak12ed.edu), secondary English specialist, at (804)371-7585.

 

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