English/Language Arts

The English Language Arts Program

The ELA Curriculum provides students with a rigorous academic experience throughout their four years of high school. The curriculum units are carefully designed to ensure skill practice in reading, writing, researching and listening and speaking and to provide rigorous learning experiences aligned to the CT Core Standards. Each unit of study builds on the previous one to ensure that students have acquired the prerequisite skills to move onto the next level of learning. Likewise, each grade level curriculum is designed in light of the previous year’s curriculum to ensure student readiness for the next grade level. The CTHSS English Language Arts Curriculum also supports the development of skills recommended by the 21st Century Learning Standards and Career Technical Education (CTE) Career Ready Practices. 

 

For a complete description of the English curriculum, please review the district curriculum information here.

Important Athletic Information

Important Athletic Information
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Congratulations to the Class of 2017

Congratulations to the Class of 2017
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Summer Reading/Math Assignments

Summer Reading/Math Assignments
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Platt Tech Golf Open 2017

Platt Tech Golf Open 2017
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Free Summer Meals!

Free Summer Meals!
What are "Summer Meals?" The federal Summer Meals Programs provide nutritious meals to kids and teens at no cost to them at hundreds of locations throughout Connecticut during the summer months when school meals are unavailable..  Learn more

Come Have Lunch at The Orchard!

Come Have Lunch at The Orchard!
Tuesday thru Friday from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. Follow the link below to see this month's menu.  Learn more

Student Workforce

Student Workforce
CTHSS students can help you with your next big project! A wide range of services are offered across a variety of trades programs.  Learn more