• English Language Arts (Pre-K - 12)

    English Language Arts (ELA) is at the core of our students' every day learning. Reading, writing, speaking & listening are some of the basic fundamental skills taught throughout grades Pre-K to 12. Our instructional framework for literacy helps to guide this instruction.

    In Manchester, we have implemented the "workshop" model for reading and writing.  What is readers and writers workshop?

  • Fountas & Pinnell Sight Words (Grade K-1)

    Fountas & Pinnell Sight Words (Grade K-1)The Sight Words List includes the most frequently used words in the English language. Sight words make up 50 to 70 percent of any general text. Therefore, teaching The Sight Word List is a crucial goal of education. See below for each word list:

     



  • District Reading Specialists & Reading Consultants

    • Kelly Conaty - District-wide
    • Jennifer Adams - Bowers
    • Cherie Seaha - Buckley
    • Taina Clemons - Highland Park
    • Janice Jones - Keeney
    • Amy Medynski - Martin
    • Deb Camp - Verplanck
    • Meghan Kearney - Verplanck
    • Carey St. Germain - Verplanck
    • Amy Sanchez - Waddell
    • Christina Kupec - Waddell
    • Sharon Rose - Bennet Academy
    • Christine Benoit - Bennet Academy
    • Dorothy Burns - Bennet Academy
    • Angela Conte - Bennet Academy
    • Liz Chojnicki - Illing Middle
    • Courtney Gagne - Illing Middle
    • Nicole Wright - Illing Middle
    • Selah Nobles-Woodard - MMA