8th Grade

English 8

Description: Reading literature, reading informational text, writing, speaking and listening, and language

This course does not count for high school credit nor does it count towards the online experience.

World History 8

Description: Chronological history of the world: survey of early and classical civilizations; world expansion of agrarian and commercial civilizations from beginnings to 1500.

This course does not count for high school credit nor does it count towards the online experience.

Journalism 8 - Half-Year Course

Journalism is an 8th grade half-year elective course that includes newspaper study, newspaper production, news information gathering, proofreading, and journalistic writing.

This course does not count for high school credit nor does it count towards the online experience.

Mathematics 8 - Mathematics, Grade 8, Full-Year Course

Students will know that there are numbers that are not rational, and approximate them by rational numbers; work with radicals and integer exponents; understand the connections among proportional relationships, lines, and linear equations; analyze and solve linear equations and pairs of simultaneous linear equations; define, evaluate, and compare functions; use functions to model relationships between quantities; understand congruence and similarity using physical models, transparencies, or geometry software; understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem; solve real-world and mathematical pro

Creative Writing Elective - Grade 8, Half-Year Course

Description: THIS COURSE DOES NOT REPLACE ENGLISH 8.

Creative Writing Elective Grade 8 is a half-year elective course which explores children’s short stories, poetry, and other works of fiction and non-fiction. Through the study of literary works, the student will have multiple opportunities to practice the process of writing. Writing assignments are age appropriate for middle school students. This course does not count for high school credit nor does it count towards the online experience.

Creative Writing Elective - Grade 8, Full-Year Course

Description: THIS COURSE DOES NOT REPLACE ENGLISH 8.

Creative Writing Elective Grade 8 is a full-year elective course which offers the emerging writer a framework through which he/she can develop his/her literary talents. The course will guide the student through an exploration of different literary genres and offer a plethora of activities that will result in the practice of the craft of writing through the creation of both fiction and non-fiction writing samples. Writing assignments are age appropriate for middle school students.

Science 8 (Physical Science, Grade 8) - Full-Year Course

Physical Science concentration on the composition and properties of matter; examining forces and predicting and developing explanations for changes in motion; the conservation of energy, energy transformations, and applications of energy to everyday life; and types and properties of waves and the use of waves in communication devices with integration of science and engineering practices.

 

This course does not count for high school credit nor does it count towards the online experience.

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