8th grade English Language Arts (ELA)


Standards of Focus (1st quarter):
R.I. 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4
This means that:
We will focus on using evidence from the text to strongly support what the text says. 
We will make inferences from the text. 
We will determine the themes/central ideas of our stories and watch how they change over the course of the story. 
We will be able to write an objective summary, with no personal opinions.
We will also analyze how all the parts of a text work together throughout the whole text.
We will learn new words and phrases that are used in our text.
[RI=Reading Informational Text ]

Students are required 1 I-Ready Reading lessons per week. Here's the link:
I-Ready Website

Students can access online assignments through our Google classroom site.

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