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Mr. Velazquez's ELA Class

Welcome to English/Language Arts with Mr. Velazquez
Email: peter.velazquez@belleville.k12.nj.us

"Intelligence plus character- that is the goal of true education." -Martin Luther King Jr.

Our ELA Philosophy:

English/ language arts is the ability that enables one to think logically and creatively; express ideas; understand and participate meaningfully in spoken, written, and nonverbal communications; formulate and answer questions; and search for, organize, evaluate, and apply information. The English/ language classes provide integrative, interactive ways of thinking that develop through reading, writing, speaking and listening, viewing, and application of the mechanics of language.