Language Arts - 8 Gold

About Language Arts

  • In Language Arts we will cover state standards on reading, writing, and public speaking. Students will:

    • Use McDougal Litell Literature book to study fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.
    • Learn grammar through Language Network and "Music Monday"
    • Learn vocabulary through Red Hot Roots and/or literary text with tests given every other week. 

    In addition, we will be reading and discussing plays/novels in class including:

    • Nothing But the Truth
    • The Diary of Anne Frank
    • The Outsiders
    • Various novels that deal with war as part of our war-lit circles at the end of the year