8th Grade Language Arts


Language Arts  •  Math  •  Science & Religion  •  Social Studies


Week of 1/8-1/12

This week the 8th grade began their unit focusing on the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. They also had their weekly spelling test, studied Greek and Latin word roots, and reviewed verbs.


Texts Studied in 8th Grade:

  • And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • Holocaust Fiction literature circles
  • Various poetry, short stories, and informational texts

Major Written Work in 8th Grade:

  • Poetry Writing
  • Character Analysis and Speech
  • Multi-genre Research Paper
  • In-class writing