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Grade 8 Language Arts Reading CCSS

School Year: 2018-2019
Subject: English and Language Arts
Course ID: AC01036-8
College Concurrent: No
School District: Sheridan County School District #1
Credit Recovery: Yes
Program Name: Cowboy State Virtual Academy
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 8
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Acellus
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Acellus
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Jul 01, 2018 - Jun 30, 2019
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
Grade 8 Language Arts/Reading uses literary classics in teaching students to analyze literature and recognize literary structures and devices. Writing skills are reinforced through the mechanics of a logical and organized writing process in various types of texts, from personal narrative and poetry to persuasive and expository writing. Course topics include: Reading Strategies,, Narrative Writing, Point of View and Figurative Language, Wonderful Words, Expository Essay, Power of Poetry, Drama, Speaking Your Words, Informational Texts, Writing, Research, Analyzing Text.
Course Prerequisites:
NA
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility:
Course materials and the LMS have been developed with universal design principles in mind.
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • No
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course on a daily basis.