• 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.

    • Resource ID: E8RdM2L8
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Understanding Drama

    You will learn how to make complex inferences in a play and use textual evidence to support your understanding.

    • Resource ID: E8RdM2L10
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Simile and Metaphor

    You will learn how to explain the effect of similes and extended metaphors in literary text.

    • Resource ID: E8RdM2L11
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Imagery and Figurative Language (Grade 8)

    You will learn how to make complex inferences and use textual evidence such as imagery and figurative language to support understanding.

    • Resource ID: E8RdM4L1
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Find Connections Across Texts Including Other Media

    You will learn how to evaluate the role of media in focusing attention on events and informing opinions on issues as well as techniques used to create point of view, and how this impacts the audience.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM3L2
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Subordinating Conjunctions

    You will learn how to use and understand the purpose of subordinating conjunctions.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM3L3
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Appositive Phrases, and Adverbial and Adjectival Phrases and Clauses

    You will learn how to use and understand the purpose of appositive phrases, and adverbial and adjectival phrases and clauses.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM3L4
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Main and Subordinate Clauses

    You will learn how to use and understand the purpose of main clauses and subordinate clauses.

    • Resource ID: E8WrM3L5
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: ELA & Reading

    OnTrack logo Capitalization

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