English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Reading-Drama

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Tennessee Standards

TN.0801. English Language Arts (0801)
0801.6. Informational Text
Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessments)
0801.6.10. Recognize that print format varies according to purpose and genre (e.g., prose, poetry, newspapers/magazines, letters, dramas, technical manuals, textbooks).
0801.8. Literature
Checks for Understanding (Formative/Summative Assessment)
0801.8.12. Consider how forms and conventions within genres (e.g., poetry, drama, essays, short stories) affect meaning.
0801.8.15. Explain the purpose and use of structural elements particular to dramatic literature (e.g., scenes, acts, cast of characters, stage directions) in plays that are read or viewed.
Grade Level Expectations
GLE 0801.8.2. Understand the characteristics of various literary genres (e.g., poetry, novel, biography, short story, essay, drama).
State Performance Indicators
SPI 0801.8.4. Distinguish among different genres (e.g., poetry, drama, biography, novel) using their distinguishing characteristics.
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.
Accomplishments:
8.1.02. Develop an understanding of the concepts of print.
8.1.02.a. Recognize the defining characteristics of a variety of texts (e.g., identify differences between poetry and narration, between plays and essays, between biography and historical fiction).
8.1.02.b. Approach texts according to their type using appropriate skills and prior knowledge (e.g., read poetry aloud, bring knowledge of history to a reading of biography, provide ''between the lines'' information in drama, determine how the form/genre informs me
8.1.12. Experience and explore the elements of various literary and media genres.
8.1.12.a. Continue to read, view, and recognize various literary (e.g. novels, science fictions, plays, suspense, poetry, autobiographies/biographies, non-fiction of high interest) and media (e.g., music, films, videos, documentaries, the visual and performing arts
8.1.12.c. Explore the elements that determine types of fiction (e.g., suspense/mystery, comedy/humor, drama, historical fiction, romance, legends and myths).
Performance Indicators State:
At Level 2, the student is able to
8.1.spi.14. Distinguish among different genres (e.g., poetry, drama, letters, ads, historical fiction, biographies, autobiographies, and essays) and their distinguishing characteristics.

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