Portsmouth Public Schools
Welcome to the Office of Reading and English Education

Krystal Thompkins
Coordinator of Reading and English Education

Office:  (757) 393-8884
Email:   krystal.thompkins@pps.k12.va.us

The Balanced Literacy Framework for Portsmouth Public Schools includes five reading components, five writing components and three word study components that work together to provide a classroom structure that is responsive to the stages of development that children pass through on their way to becoming independent and proficient readers and writers.  Our framework is intended to guide the planning and delivery of classroom instruction in these three areas for students.