8th Grade Reading
Eighth grade reading students will:
engage in independent, self-selected readings as well as teacher-assigned readings;
read for pleasure, meaning, and thematic analysis in literature;
make associations and connections between literature and history concepts;
learn to analyze different types of selections (short stories, novels, primary source documents, biographies, informational literature, and other non-fiction);
increase vocabulary skills; and be able to evaluate information from a variety of sources and media.