Department Mission Statement
The English Language Arts Department in Smithtown offers students a comprehensive, innovative, and synergistic education that prepares them to be life long learners. Students will successfully complete a classroom curriculum that includes readings from a variety of genres, an array of writing assignments, class presentations, vocabulary and grammar instruction. Our primary goal is to further develop the 21st Century skills of Smithtown students through literature, research, writing and speaking. Our program is aligned to the Common Core Standards and through instruction prepares students for all state assessments.