• Welcome to English Language Arts at  Metz Middle School. Please click on your grade level to the left to proceed. The Virginia Department of Education's (VDOE) English Standards of Learning is to teach students to read and to prepare students to participate in society as literate citizens, equipped with the ability to communicate effectively in their communities, in the workplace, and in postsecondary education. As students progress through the school years, they become active and involved listeners and develop a full command of the English language, evidenced by their use of standard English and their rich speaking and writing vocabularies.

     English Language Arts Standards (VDOE)