Welcome!  I’m excited to be working with you this school year.  I believe ELA is one of the most fascinating and worthwhile topics one can learn, and I hope to impart my love of reading and writing to you as we progress through this year.

Class Description:

    8th grade ELA (English Language Arts) is designed to give students a detailed understanding of reading concepts, writing skills, literature, and grammar.

Class Goals:

    Students will receive a detailed overview of reading/writing standards.
    Students will demonstrate mastery of reading, grammar and writing concepts.
    Students will craft various writing samples/essays in different styles.
    Students will read/understand different works of literature.
    Students will expand their vocabulary and writing abilities throughout the year.
    Students will develop skills necessary to being successful (organization, knowledge, thought process, etc.)