English Language Arts
A message-getting, problem-solving activity, which increases in power and flexibility the more it is practiced. It is complex because within the directional constraints of the written language, verbal and perceptual behaviors are purposefully directed in some integrated way to the problem of extracting sequences of information from texts to yield meaningful and specific communications. - Marie M. Clay 2001
A message-getting and message-sending, problem-solving activity which increases in power the more it is practiced.