8 Language

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Here is an overview of the Grade 8 Language curriculum

GRADE 8 | ORAL COMMUNICATION

  • Listening to Understand: listen in order to understand and respond appropriately in a variety of situations for a variety of purposes;
  • Speaking to Communicate: use speaking skills and strategies appropriately to communicate with different audiences for a variety of purposes
  • Reflecting on Oral Communication Skills and Strategies: reflect on and identify their strengths as listeners and speakers, areas for improvement, and the strategies they found most helpful in oral communication situations

GRADE 8 | READING

  • 1. Reading for Meaning.
  • 2. Understanding Form and Style.
  • 3. Reading With Fluency.
  • 4. Reflecting on Reading Skills and Strategies.

GRADE 8 | WRITING

  • 1. Developing and Organizing Content
  • 2. Using Knowledge of Form and Style in Writing
  • 3. Applying Knowledge of Language Conventions and Presenting Written Work Effectively
  • 4. Reflecting on Writing Skills and Strategies.

GRADE 8 | MEDIA LITERACY.

  • 1. Understanding Media Texts.
  • 2. Understanding Media Forms, Conventions, and Techniques.
  • 3. Creating Media Texts.
  • 4. Reflecting on Media Literacy Skills and Strategies

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