8th Grade Language Arts Skills
Prior Standards Implementation
The standards listed below have been replaced by a newer set of standards.
Please go to Current 8th Grade Language Arts Standards for current resources.
Reading Comprehension - Links to prior reading comprehension standards (e.g. formulating questions, determine cause/effect relationships in context, determine author's purpose for writing). Writing - Links to prior writing skills standards (e.g. integrating steps to writing process, revise and edit writing for elements of language). Elements of Language - Links to prior language skills standards (e.g. identifying correct placement or prepositions and prepositional phrases, recognize appropriate gerund and participial phrases).
Return to Grade Level Help.
Great Sites for all Ages:
Literature Learning Ladders - This site encourages active reading through book-technology connections, by exploring some online resources related to literacy, themes, literature circles, technology, and learning. Learning Ladders features WebQuests, Newberrys and the Net, Caldecott Connections e-books, graphic novels and popular children's literature.
Guide to Grammar and Writing - Writing Resources for Words, Sentences, Paragraphs, Essays and Research Papers. Also contains "Ask Grammar", Quizzes, and PowerPoints to help explain the rules of Grammar.