• The Reading Program at Dominion Trail

    At Dominion Trail, The literacy program applies a comprehensive literacy approach.  Instruction integrates reading and writing with the 5C's - critical thinking, creating, collaborating, contributing, communicating. 

    How is this literacy program conducted in the classroom?

    The students are involved in large group, small group, and independent activities during the reading and writing block. Lessons are conducted in the classrooms. The students work the 5 pillars of literacy including:

    • Phonemic Awareness

    • Phonics

    • Fluency

    • Vocabulary

    • Comprehension

    Please visit the LCPS school division reading and writing website to access parent resources, curriculum updates, summer reading lists, etc.

    Please visit the Division Literacy Plan to learn about how LCPS ensures the use of evidence-based literacy curriculum, proper staffing, and ongoing professional development to support teachers, reading specialists and principals.