English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Adding New Words to Our Language

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Tennessee Standards

TN.0801. English Language Arts (0801)
0801.1. Language
Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessment)
0801.1.12. Identify and define English words derived from Latin and Greek words that form common roots (e.g., audio, auto, mal) and recognize English words that are based on them (e.g., audible, autobiography, malice).
0801.1.17. Demonstrate understanding of common phrases and terms from other languages commonly used in English (e.g., RSVP, deja vu, faux pas, du jour, bon voyage, alma mater, cum laude, femme fatale, esprit de corps, verbatim, E pluribus unum).
TN.1.0. Reading: The student will develop the reading and listening skills necessary for word recognition, comprehension, interpretation, analysis, evaluation, and appreciation of print and nonprint text.
8.1.06. Expand reading vocabulary.
8.1.06.j. Consider word etymology and semantic change as part of vocabulary study.
8.1.06.k. Recognize and interpret widely used foreign phrases (e.g., e pluribus unum, c'est la vie).