8th Grade


We will follow the 8th grade ELA standards and units of study.  The units are as follows:

Unit 1: Journeys

Unit 2: Rights and Responsibilities

Unit 3: Risking it All

Unit 4: The Power of Language

We will develop English proficiency in the 4 domains of  listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

We will practice writing poetry, fiction, autobiographies, literature analysis, summaries, opinions, etc.

We will practice grammar and usage within each unit while also building our personal lexicons. (the words we know and can use)

We will read some stories from the 8th grade literature books, some related stories with similar themes, and novels.