DHS English 8

Students build upon the readings in seventh grade, reading. Writing and the study of grammar continue at a more sophisticated level with mastery of most of the basic composition skills expected at the completion of eighth grade. 

Summer Reading 
The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton (ISBN: 9780140385724)
The Pearl by John Steinbeck (ISBN: 9780140177374)
Textbooks
Elements of Literature Second Course, HBJ, 1993 (ISBN: 9780030741944)
English Language Handbook 8, Perfection Learning, 2002 (ISBN:  9781580793988)
Required Reading
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (ISBN: 9780553212471)
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare(ISBN: 071149004952)
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (ISBN: 9780446310789)

8th Grade Book Justifications