8th Grade Language Arts
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Literature Literature study is integrated into the 8th grade English courses; however, students are also encouraged to read and submit specific assignments for four different classic literature titles. Math Problem Solving Eighth grade students are placed in a math program that is suitable to meet their needs and abilities. Remedial Math, General Math a review of fractions, decimals and consumer math , Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry, Consumer Math Science Eighth grade students are placed in a science program that will meet their needs while preparing them for their future studies in science.
Earth and Space Science, Physical Science, Biology Electives Eighth grade students may opt to take electives through our online learning labs. Select a Grade Level: Click to see Homeschool Curriculum by Grade Level.
How did you hear about us? Unsubscribe at any time. Use our Package Finder to find the right fit. Additionally, students will practice vocabulary, grammar, and listening skills with each weekly lesson. As students encounter a variety of text structures and multi-media, they will be able to see how these different things connect to one large idea and see how these large ideas connect across other content areas being studied.
Each student will be required to engage in activities and assessments that require critical thinking skills and that meet rigorous academic expectations. As students complete this course, hopefully they will see the relevance this course has in their daily lives and future academic and career goals. Students should review the learning targets and refer to them throughout the school year.
By the end of the school year, students should achieve mastery of each target below. Students can effectively communicate for a variety of purposes to a variety of audiences.
Students can use a wide variety of words effectively, including general vocabulary and specific literary terms, and adhere to the standard rules of English grammar when communicating. Students can conduct research for a variety of purposes evaluating sources for validity and appropriateness , and provide accurate citations. Students will review the basics of fractions, decimals, percents, and the order of operations. Students will be introduced to the set of Integers and how to calculate with positive and negative numbers, number sets and properties, variables, and solving equations and inequalities.
Students will learn some basic statistic concepts including data collection, analysis and graphing. Students will begin Coordinate Plane graphing, linear graphing and learn about functions. Students will move from Rational numbers into Irrational numbers while studying square roots and the Pythagorean Theorem for right triangles. The basic geometric concepts of triangles, polygons, perimeter, area, surface area and volume will also be introduced. This course provides a rigorous and comprehensive foundation for the 8th-grade student about to enter high school science.
It covers the relevant topics in all the major scientific disciplines, building on prior knowledge and expanding on subjects introduced earlier in middle school. Students begin with a review of the scientific process and get more into depth with the idea of critical analysis of theories and experimental research. They will move on to discuss principles of physical science and energy. In the life science portion of the course, students will cover structure and function of organisms, genetics and evolution, and tenets of ecology.
This will flow into the environmental science topics including earth's cycles and environmental problems. A brief discussion of the solar system will also be covered.
Students will learn about the assigned topics through interactive activities, experimentation, discussion, and engaging text and animations. Graded assignments will be stimulating and thought-provoking, hopefully paving the way for future interest in the scientific disciplines. Students will build on their concepts of geography, civics, and political societies beginning with the world as it was in the 's followed by the natural unfolding of events from the explorations, the establishment the colonies, the colonial era and both the French and Indian War and The Revolutionary War.
The development of American government from a confederation to a constitutional one, the launching of the Republic, through the War of , the growth and development of the nation through the Louisiana Purchase and the Lewis and Clark exploration on through Manifest Destiny and the Mexican War will follow.
Students will explore the changes in the nation from immigration and abolition issues to the Civil War and Reconstruction.