Welcome to English Language Arts and Reading Skills 8A for the 2017-2018 school year!
I am super excited to meet each and every one of you this year!
I can not wait to grow with you!
This course supports student mastery of eighth grade literacy standards and focuses on improving and applying students' literacy skills by developing fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. Students will be proficient in the literacies necessary to be successful in the 21st century.
Each student will need to bring a pencil/pen, planner, current novel and Reader's Notebook to class everyday.
Material to be Covered:
In addition to covering the skills and standards described in the Nebraska State Standards for Language Arts and include reading, writing, speaking, listening, and multiple literacies, this class will examine common themes in literature through different conceptual lenses as well as informational and technological literacies.
The grading scale will be set forth by the OPS Board of Education:
The new grading scale can be found at ops.org
ELA & Reading Skills