Research indicates that literature-based instruction helps all students become better readers, writers, and thinkers. Our program fosters a love of reading, while ensuring that students hone their critical thinking and problem solving skills.
A Literature-based instruction includes incorporating authentic activities with literature, and giving students time to explore and learn various subjects through what they read. We understand that children develop literacy through real books, not simply by regurgitating facts from basils or textbooks. We bring subject matter to life through literature throughout the Powhatan School experience. We teach using cross-curricular methods that incorporate social studies, science, along with incorporating social and emotional learning. Understanding inferences, As children get older there is more peer-to-peer review, allowing students to share with each other and to provide for a deeper understanding of the text.