Remsen Jr./Sr. High School
2020-2021 English 8 Class Materials
School issued chrome book with charager (Required every day)
1 or 3 subject notebook
2 inch binder to keep at home for papers
Folder to transport loose papers
Blue/Black Pen and/or Pencil
Class DescriptionEnglish 8 will build upon students’ prior knowledge of grammar, vocabulary, word usage, and the mechanics of writing and usually includes the four aspects of language use: reading, writing, speaking and listening. Typically English 8 will scaffold from students prior knowledge in 7th grade of novels, poetry, and short stories, while linking non-fiction reading selections to various themes of literature. Students will continue to be introduced to formal and academic writing and will complete a formal research project and paper.