English Language Arts includes all of the skills used to communicate in the English language, including reading, writing, speaking, listening, and communicating using computers.
READING: I can understand what I read by applying the skills and strategies I have learned
WRITING: I can write to communicate with others.
SPEAKING AND LISTENING: I can communicate with others by listening and speaking.
MULTIPLE LITERACIES (Electronic Communication): I can selectively use technology to ask and answer questions, communicate with other learners,and gather and share information.
source citation: (NDE Student Friendly Standards Brochure)