"A journey of a
thousand miles
begins with a 
single step."
-Lao Tzu 

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8th Grade English Language Arts

ELA Textbook

Student eBook:  Collections by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


ELA Resources

English Language Arts Activities - IXL

My English Pages


Writer's Notebooks

Writer's Notebook Samples

Artistic Writing Journals

Grammar Practice



Grammar Practice 

Speak Speak

Grammar Practice Activities

Grammar Practice

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Root Words

Greek & Latin Roots

Root Word Dictionary

Root Words Jeopardy

Latin & Greek Word Elements

Quia Root Words Quiz

Vocabulary Quiz (Greek/Latin Roots)



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Spelling Bees

Spelling Bee Levels

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Homework:  Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Select each of these links in this section, and practice spelling skills


Spelling - Nouns

Eighth Grade Common Core Worksheets

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Homework:  Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Select each of these links in this section, and study literary analysis.  

Literary Devices  

Literary Devices

Examples of Literary Terms

Quia Literary Elements Quiz

Quia Literary Elements Online Quiz

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Homework:  Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Select each of these links in this section, and study literary analysis.  


Literary Analysis   

How to Analyze a Literary Passage Video   

Literary Analysis  Read and study each page.

Point of View

Point of View - Literary Devices

Point of View - Flocabulary  

Point of View - Study Zone

Point of View & Narrative Voice

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Primary & Secondary Sources

Primary vs. Secondary Sources Video

Primary vs. Secondary Sources Video #2

Primary & Secondary Sources

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Cite Textual Evidence

Evidence from the Text Video

How to Cite Text Evidence

Making Inferences

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