Grade 8 Language Arts/Reading

Grade 8 Language Arts/Reading

Grade 8 Language Arts/Reading uses literary classics in teaching students to analyze literature and recognize literary structures and devices.  Writing skills are reinforced through the mechanics of a logical and organized writing process in various types of texts, from personal narrative and poetry to persuasive and expository writing. Course topics include:

  • Reading Strategies
  • Narrative Writing
  • Point of View and Figurative Language
  • Wonderful Words
  • Expository Essay
  • Power of Poetry
  • Drama
  • Speaking Your Words
  • Informational Texts
  • Writing
  • Research
  • Analyzing Text

Grade 8 Language Arts/Reading is taught by instructors including Mindy Joseph and Dawn Bates.