8th Grade

OBJECTIVES

By the end of the course, students will:

  • Understand the process of writing, including the use of tools such as a writer’s handbook, dictionary, and thesaurus.
    • Have specific understanding of selected representative texts by major authors of the periods studied.
    • Have a general understanding of the historical and cultural contexts of the works.
    • Be able to analyze literary texts and present thoughtfully developed ideas in writing.
    • Demonstrate competence in essay organization, style, and mechanics.

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