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Literacy & Social Studies

English language arts (ELA) instruction includes reading, writing, and language arts in order to prepare students to meet the reading and writing demands presented by college and careers.

Social studies education contributes to developing responsible citizens in a culturally diverse, democratic society in an interdependent world.

We are committed to a rigorous K-12 instructional program that ensures all students are college and career ready by:

     • Having clear statements of high academic standards for student performance.
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dentifying essential standards that guide curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
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mplementing instructional practices and lesson design that support the learning of all students.
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elping students understand their own power and responsibility as citizens of a democracy.
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elping students understand their role in good stewardship of the natural environment and to the health and prosperity of their own communities.  

The Puyallup School District is committed to the academic success of each student by preparing them for career and life goals.

Lisa Rowan
Director of Instructional Leadership, ELA, SS & Library

Denette Neville
Administrative Assistant

Education Service Center
302 Second Street SE
Puyallup, WA 98372