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4th Hour: 8th Grade Literature


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In 8th grade literature, we will focus on a variety of topics and skills to prepare for high school.  Students will work on grammar skills by using the online program No Red Ink.  They will also work on writing skills by adding to group blogs on Blogger.  Students will practice speaking skills throughout the year through class presentations.  Students are expected to earn ten AR points each quarter.

1st Quarter:  Short Stories and Essay Writing

2nd Quarter:  Poetry and Figurative Language Analysis

3rd Quarter:  Culminating Research and Presentation Project

4th Quarter:  Anne Frank and the Holocaust 

For a copy of the course syllabus, click here: 8th Grade Syllabus.pdf