English Language Arts

Our English Language Arts department is committed to developing literate students who demonstrate reading, writing, and critical thinking skills necessary to make them successful in today's global society. By engaging with rich and diverse texts across a variety of genres, time periods, perspectives, and cultures, students will be prepared to navigate complex concepts and acquire the skills necessary for living and learning in the 21st century.

Framework

Standards

Textbooks

2017-2018

KINDERGARTEN - 2ND GRADE 

Publisher Grade ISBN Title
Houghton Mifflin Grade K 9780544543942 California Journeys K.1
Houghton Mifflin Grade K 9780544543959 California Journeys K.2
Houghton Mifflin Grade 1 9780544538559 California Journeys 1.1
Houghton Mifflin Grade 1 9780544543966 California Journeys 1.2
Houghton Mifflin Grade 1 9780544543973 California Journeys 1.3
Houghton Mifflin Grade 1 9780544543980 California Journeys 1.4
Houghton Mifflin Grade 1 9780544543997 California Journeys 1.5
Houghton Mifflin Grade 1 9780544544000 California Journeys 1.6
Houghton Mifflin Grade 2 9780544544017 California Journeys 2.1
Houghton Mifflin Grade 2 9780544544024 California Journeys 2.2

3RD GRADE - 5TH GRADE

All student textbooks for grades 3-5 are consumables.

 

6TH GRADE - 8TH GRADE

All student textbooks for grades 6-8 are consumables.

 

9TH GRADE - 12TH GRADE

Below is a list of all textbooks used in the high schools. Please contact your school for the 

specific books your site uses.

Publisher ISBN Title
Bedford & St. Martin's 9780312450946 The Language of Composition
Holt, Rinehart & Winston 9780030672811 Elements of Literature - Third Course (2003)
Holt, Rinehart & Winston 9780030968310 Elements of Literature - Third Course (1997)
Holt, Rinehart & Winston 9780030992889 Literature and Language Arts - Fourth Course
Holt, Rinehart & Winston 9780030968334 Elements of Literature - Fifth Course (1997)
Holt, Rinehart & Winston 9780030368813 Elements of Literature - Fifth Course (2009)
Houghton Mifflin 9780618276615 The Language of Literature - World Literature
Longman 9780321015570 An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry and Drama Seventh Edition
Prentice Hall 9780130502803 The British Tradition: Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes
Prentice Hall 0312206917 Literature: Reading & Writing the Human Experience
Scott Foresman 037329448X Literature & Integrated Studies - World Literature
Scott Foresman 0673294501 Literature & Integrated Studies - English Literature
Scott Foreman 0673494498 Literature & Integrated Studies - American Literature

 

Adoption

ELA/ELD Textbook Adoption

 

High School ELA/ELD Pilot Adoption

 

After an extensive two-year review of publisher materials, Irvine Unified is excited to announce the new English Language Arts and English Language Development (ELA/ELD) adopted publishers for 2017-18.

  • Houghton Mifflin Journeys for grades K-2
  • Benchmark Advance for grades 3-5
  • McGraw Hill Study Sync for grades 6-8

Resources

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