Welcome to 8th Grade English Language Arts. Throughout the course of the year, students will be required to continually write, read, and practice basic grammar concepts suitable for 8th grade success. Expository, narrative, and argumentative essays will be assigned, as well as an MLA research paper. Students will read a variety of grade-level appropriate texts, from short stories to novels to poems. Students will also focus on elements of the English language in regards to sentence editing, the various parts of speech, the correct usage of punctuation, among other basic grammar concepts.
Student effort and a postiive attitude will make the year both rewarding and fun!