For pacing purposes, it is important to provide students with adequate time to learn key concepts and objectives. Attempt to have students complete a minimum of 2 mini-literature units per semester. By the end of the 2nd semester culminating research-based paper and presentation should be
Students are required to take an English Language Arts course in their eighth-grade year. The student in eighth grade English will read and understand a variety of literature chosen with a collaboration of what is being taught in eighth-grade history. Students will become writers who can compose a variety of written texts with clear ideas, coherent organization, and sufficient detail. Students will research relevant sources and evaluate, develop, and present ideas and information. Students will listen and respond to the ideas of others while contributing their own ideas. Students will learn how to use oral and written conventions of the English language in speaking and writing.
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