Honors 8th Grade ELA
Listed below are the units and novels we will be covering in Honors 8th-grade ELA this year. They are listed in the order they will be studied, although the schedule is tentative and subject to change.
For an updated look at when units are being taught, please, click on the link for the course calendar at the bottom of the page.
Honors 8th-Grade ELA students will be using the newest edition of the Prentice Hall Literature book. Click on a particular unit to go to that unit's outline.
Unit 1.1 – Making Predictions (Fiction)
Unit 1.2 – Determining Author’s Purpose (Nonfiction)
Unit 4.1 – Using Context Clues (Poetry)
Unit 4.2 – Strategies for Paraphrasing (Poetry)
Unit 2.2 – Making Inferences (Short Stories)
Unit 3.1 – Determining Main Idea (Nonfiction)
Unit 6.1 – Strategies for Summarizing (various genres)
Literary Criticism Unit
Honors 8th-Grade ELA students will study the following novels, plays, and films this year. Please, click on the titles to go to the unit outline.
To Kill a Mockingbird
12 Angry Men/Into the Woods
Million Dollar Baby