English Language Arts Department

The philosophy of the English Language Arts Department at Lakeland High School is to prepare students with 21st century skills that will enable them to become educated, eloquent, and empathetic members of society.  To that end, our faculty strives to inspire and engage students through innovative teaching methods that concentrate on developing students' abilities to think critically and problem solve, with a focus on strengthening reading, writing, and analytical skills.  By aiding students through the process of setting appropriate goals for improvement in language and communication skills followed by ample structured opportunities to attain those goals, the English Language Arts Department ensures that all students experience a supportive and encouraging environment in which they can thrive as collaborative and independent learners.