Elementary English Language Arts

Reading instruction in Mesa Public Schools is defined by the Arizona’s English Language Arts Standards. Students develop competency of the standard by mastering the five components of reading which include phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension, as identified by the National Reading Panel. Mastery of these five components enable children to read and comprehend all genres of text in real world situations. 

K-6 ELA Curriculum

Literature & Informational Text

Articulated Reading Standards from
Arizona's 2016 English Language Arts Standards

Read Across America

National Education Association
March 2, 2022

Read Across America

Classroom and Family Activities

A statewide partnership that is committed to improve language and literacy outcomes for Arizona’s children from birth through age eight.

Read for the Record

October 27, 2022

Elementary ELA Specialist

Jessica Vezey

549 N. Stapley, Building 4
Mesa, AZ  85203 


K-6 Reading Intranet

Resources for Teachers

Day by Day

Family Literacy Calendar

Kindergarten Connection

young girl with books

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