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English Language Arts and Literacy

English Language Arts and Literacy Overview


Chairperson: Ms. Michele Hochhauser 
(516) 792-4044 or (516) 792-3582 



The mission of the Hewlett-Woodmere English Department is to engage all students in a comprehensive literacy program in order to cultivate a love of learning and to inspire students to become life-long readers, writers and thinkers. To empower the next generation for success in life, we are dedicated to the mastery of all literacy skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. We strive to provide a student-centered learning environment that is designed to maximize individual potential, cultivate character and celebrate success.

The study of English Language Arts in the Hewlett-Woodmere School District integrates reading, writing, speaking, and listening in accordance with New York State’s implementation of the Next Generation Learning Standards.  

NYS Standards PK-2
NYS Standards 3-5
NYS Standards 6-8
NYS Standards 9-12