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English 8: Semester 2
Description. This course will enhance students’ vocabulary, writing strategies, argumentative and persuasive techniques in writing and speaking, and ability to analyze literature and media. Students will also be able to identify the elements of the research process and incorporate them into their own research papers. This is the second course in a two-part Eighth-Grade English series.
Credit Hours: .5
Price: $250 [$200.00 Course Fee | $50.00 Admin Fee]
Subjects: Middle School
- Apply new vocabulary words to your reading and writing.
- Write your own persuasive letter, argumentative essay, journal entries, and novel chapter.
- Analyze literature by reading an epic adventure and a novel and completing additional recreational reading.
- Identify the elements of the research process and incorporate them into your own research paper.
Most of the reading you do in this course will be found online within the course. However, you will need to have a copy of the novel Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli. This novel was published in 2000 and should not be hard to find. You may check this book out at your local library or purchase a copy of it from a bookstore.