• Resource ID: E8RdM3L3
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Synthesize Ideas in Informational/Expository Text

    You will learn how to synthesize and make logical connections between ideas within a text and across two or three texts representing similar or different genres and support with textual evidence.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM3L1
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Edit Drafts for Grammar, Mechanics, and Spelling

    You will learn how to edit a draft for grammar, mechanics, and spelling using editing strategies.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM2L1
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Revise Your Writing

    You will learn strategies to help you revise your writing to achieve clarity, coherence, and transition in order to address purpose, audience, and genre.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM1L9
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Write a Persuasive Text that Supports a Position

    You will learn to write a persuasive text that responds to the views of others by using evidence that differentiates between fact and opinion to support your viewpoint.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM1L1
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Writing Literary Text with an Engaging Story Line

    You will learn how to write an imaginative story that sustains reader interest and includes well-paced action, an engaging story line, and a believable setting.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM1L3
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Write Literary Text That Uses Literary Strategies/Devices to Enhance the Style and Tone

    You will learn how to write an imaginative story that uses literary strategies/devices to enhance style and tone.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM1L5
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Write Expository Text That Is Logically Organized

    You will learn how to write an expository text that is logically organized, with a controlling idea and an effective introduction and conclusion.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM1L6
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Write Expository Text That Uses a Variety of Sentence Structures, Rhetorical Devices, and Transitions

    You will learn how to write an expository/procedural text that uses a variety of sentence structures, rhetorical devices, and transitions.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM1L7
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Write Expository Text That Synthesizes Ideas

    You will learn how to write an expository text that synthesizes ideas.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM1L8
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Write a Persuasive Text with a Clear Thesis

    You will learn how to write a persuasive text that includes a clear thesis with a position.

    • Resource ID: E8RdM3L4
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Analyze Texts with Similar/Different Purposes

    You will analyze works written on the same topic and compare how authors achieved similar or different purposes.

    • Resource ID: E8RdM3L2
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Make Inferences in Informational/Expository Text

    By using different organizational patterns as guides, you will learn how to make subtle inferences and draw complex conclusions while distinguishing factual claims.

    • Resource ID: E8RdM3L1
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Summarize Informational/Expository Text

    You will learn how to summarize main ideas, supporting details, and relationships among ideas within expository text.

    • Resource ID: E8RdM2L9
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Literary Nonfiction

    You will learn how to analyze literary nonfiction, particularly speeches, by making inferences and drawing conclusions based on evidence in the text.

    • Resource ID: E8RdM2L4
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Analyze Point of View in Literary Texts/Fiction

    You will learn how to identify and understand an author’s choice of point of view, including limited versus omniscient and subjective versus objective.

    • Resource ID: E8RdM2L5
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Poetic Forms

    You will learn how to compare and contrast the relationship between the purpose and characteristics of different poetic forms.

    • Resource ID: E8RdM2L6
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Understanding Poetry

    You will learn how to find the meanings of words through analogy and other word relationships.

    • Resource ID: E8RdM2L3
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Analyze the Central Characters in Literary Text/Fiction

    You will learn how the central characters’ qualities influence them and resolution of the central conflict.

    • Resource ID: E8RdM2L7
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Characters and Staging in Drama

    You will learn how playwrights characterize their protagonists and antagonists through the dialogue and staging of their plays.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM3L7
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Spelling

    You will learn strategies to help you edit your writing for correct spelling.