• Reading/Language Arts instruction at Vestavia Hills Elementary East is based on instruction in the 5 critical areas of reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency vocabulary, and comprehension. Teachers use many resources including the adopted series Wonders by McGraw Hill. A variety of whole group, small group, and individual lessons are designed in these critical areas to teach readers to become life-long, successful readers.

    Click the following link to view these CCRS Standards for Language Arts.