#513 ENGLISH 8
Grade Level: 8 Year Long Required
This course is designed to foster the development of effective communication skills
The primary focus of this course is the development and application of reading and writing skills, grammar usage and mechanics skills, spelling skills, and public speaking skills. The primary resources are the weekly spelling lists, grammar exercises, the literature textbook, and PSSA practice exercises.
Students are evaluated using essay tests, projects, various reading and writing assignments, discussion, book reports, quizzes, and a final exam worth 10% of the final grade.