language arts

plural noun
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of language arts

: the subjects (such as reading, spelling, literature, and composition) that aim at developing the student's comprehension and capacity for use of written and oral language

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First Known Use of language arts

1896


LANGUAGE ARTS Defined for English Language Learners

language arts

noun

Definition of language arts for English Language Learners

  • : school subjects (such as reading, spelling, and writing) that relate to using language


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