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Welcome to Jefferson Middle School’s English Language Arts page. The goal of this page is to provide teachers and parents with English Language Arts resources as well as helpful information. Please check frequently for page

Reading Coach and Teacher: Katlyn Bennett 


Research in the science of reading promotes integrating language comprehension instruction and practice with word recognition instruction and practice to increase readers’ skills. In ELA and Reading classes at TJMS, our students will work to strengthen all these aspects of literacy.



TJMS English Language Arts and Reading


Information Relevant Links
For questions about each grade level’s specific curriculum, please contact your student’s teacher. For a general overview of the APS curriculum and resources, see the links here.


Information about APS ELA curriculum and resources
Parents are able to preview whole class texts upon request. Parents will be notified of texts that have any explicit content per the policy linked here.


Parental Notification of Explicit Content Policy
For questions about your student’s options for reading support and intervention you can contact Katlyn Bennett, the Middle School Reading Teacher (Reading Specialist) and ELA Department Chairperson.


Contact: katlyn.bennett@apsva.us

IB Grading for Reading and English