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Elementary Curriculum at NNPS

Elementary Curriculum & Development

The Newport News Public Schools Elementary Curriculum is designed to engage the hearts and minds of our learners.
Students will:

  • Build community through collaboration, developing relationships, and acknowledging other perspectives
  • Make connections across the content and to their world outside the classroom
  • Communicate their learning effectively
  • Exercise voice and choice to personalize their work
  • Develop confidence and competence in all academic standards

Grades PK-1

Grades 2-3

Grades 4-5

Elementary Instructional Guide

Tenets of Literacy: 1. Read every day. 2. Read independently. 3. Read with someone. 4. Read to someone. 5. Talk about what you've read. 6. Write every day. 7. Write about what you know. 8. Write to explore new learning. 9. Share your writing. 10. Learn a new word every day.