Language Arts III - 8

OVERVIEW

Become a critical reader and thinker using fiction and informational texts. Acquire the tools to understand and express yourself through writing.

MAJOR TOPICS AND CONCEPTS

Life-Changing Innovation

  • Connections
  • What Is Theme?
  • Mature Writing

Social Invention

  • Close Look at Organization
  • Gather and Organize
  • Cite Your Sources

Imagine Other Worlds

    • Whose Truth?
    • Something to Say
    • Resolve and Reflect

ADVANCED

  • What’s Your Style?
  • Segment One Advanced 03 What’s the Genre?
  • The Math of Poetry
  • Taking It Apart

Fee Details

Progam Regular  Advanced 
Fee Component  Course Fee
Amount (USD)  $ 300  $ 325 
Description To be paid by the student at the time of Enrollment.

Grade Level

Grade 8

Duration

Annual

Requirements

All students select ONE novel below:

  • Copper Sun by Sharon Draper
  • The Outsiders by SE Hinton
  • The Giver by Lois Lowry
  • Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

or one short story below:

  • “Cupid and Psyche” by Apuleius
  • “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry
  • “The Golden Touch” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • “The Open Boat” by Stephen Crane

Advanced students select one additional novel below:

  • Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • Call of the Wild by Jack London
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

Prerequisites

None

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