English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides Eighth Grade. Thinking Skills

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Rhode Island Standards

RI.R-8-15. NECAP (Reading) - Grade Level Expectation: Breadth of Reading: Reading for Research Across Content Areas: Research by reading multiple sources (including print and non-print texts) to solve a problem, or to make a decision, or to formulate a judgment, or to support a thesis by:
R-8-15.2. Evaluating information presented, in terms of completeness and relevance (Local)
R-8-15.3. Gathering, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting the information (Local)
R-8-15.4. Using evidence to support conclusions (Local)
RI.R-8-16. NECAP (Reading) - Grade Level Expectation: Literary Texts: Generates a Personal Response: All students need ongoing opportunities to apply and practice reading strategies with many different types of literary texts. Recognizing a variety of literary texts and their characteristics will help students in meeting grade level expectations described in the NECAP GLEs and GSEs. Generates a personal response to what is read through a variety of means:
R-8-16.2. Providing relevant details to support the connections made or judgments (interpretive, analytical, evaluative, or reflective) (Local)
RI.R-8-5. NECAP (Reading) - Grade Level Expectation: Literary Texts: Analysis and Interpretation of Literary Text, Citing Evidence: All students need ongoing opportunities to apply and practice reading strategies with many different types of literary texts. Recognizing a variety of literary texts and their characteristics will help students in meeting grade level expectations described in the NECAP GLEs and GSEs. Analyze and interpret elements of literary texts, citing evidence where appropriate by:
R-8-5.3. Making inferences about cause/effect, internal or external conflicts (e.g., person versus self, person versus person, person versus nature/society/fate), or the relationship among elements within text (e.g., describing the interaction among plot/subplots) (Local)
RI.R-8-7. NECAP (Reading) - Grade Level Expectation: Informational Texts: Initial Understanding of Informational Text: All students need ongoing opportunities to apply and practice reading strategies with many different types of informational texts (expository and practical texts across content areas). Recognizing a variety of informational texts and their characteristics will help students in meeting grade level expectations described in the NECAP GLEs and GSEs. Demonstrate initial understanding of informational texts (expository and practical texts) by:
R-8-7.3. Organizing information to show understanding or relationships among facts, ideas, and events (e.g., representing main/central ideas or details within text through charting, mapping, paraphrasing, summarizing, comparing/contrasting, or outlining) (Local)
RI.R-8-8. NECAP (Reading) - Grade Level Expectation: Informational Texts: Analysis and Interpretation of Literary Text, Citing Evidence: All students need ongoing opportunities to apply and practice reading strategies with many different types of informational texts (expository and practical texts across content areas). Recognizing a variety of informational texts and their characteristics will help students in meeting grade level expectations described in NECAP GLEs and GSEs. Analyze and interpret informational text, citing evidence as appropriate by:
R-8-8.1. Explaining connections about information within a text, across texts, or to related ideas (Local)
R-8-8.2. Synthesizing and evaluating information within or across text(s) (e.g., constructing appropriate titles; or formulating assertions or controlling ideas) (Local)
R-8-8.3. Drawing inferences about text, including author's purpose (e.g., to inform, explain, entertain, persuade) or message; or explaining how purpose may affect the interpretation of the text; or using supporting evidence to form or evaluate opinions/judgments and assertions about central ideas that are relevant (Local)
R-8-8.5. Making inferences about causes or effects (Local)
R-8-8.6. Evaluating the clarity and accuracy of information (Local)
RI.W-8-3. NECAP (Writing) - Grade Level Expectation: Reading-Writing Connection: Writing in Response to Literary or Informational Text - Making Analytical Judgments about Text: In response to literary or informational text, students make and support analytical judgments about text by:
W-8-3.2. Making inferences about the relationship(s) among content, events, characters, setting, theme, or author's craft (Local)
W-8-3.4. Organizing ideas, using transitional words/phrases and drawing a conclusion by synthesizing information (e.g., demonstrate a connection to the broader world of ideas) (Local)
RI.W-8-6. NECAP (Writing) - Grade Level Expectation: Informational Writing: Reports, Procedures, or Persuasive Writing - Organizing Information: In informational writing, students organize ideas/concepts by:
W-8-6.4. Drawing a conclusion by synthesizing information (Local)

NewPath Learning resources are fully aligned to US Education Standards. Select a standard below to view correlations to your selected resource:

Alabama StandardsAlaska StandardsArizona StandardsArkansas StandardsCalifornia StandardsColorado StandardsConnecticut StandardsDelaware StandardsGeorgia StandardsHawaii StandardsIdaho StandardsIllinois StandardsIndiana StandardsKansas StandardsLouisiana StandardsMaine StandardsMaryland StandardsMassachusetts StandardsMichigan StandardsMinnesota StandardsMississippi StandardsMissouri StandardsMontana StandardsNebraska StandardsNevada StandardsNew Hampshire StandardsNew York StandardsNorth Dakota StandardsOhio StandardsOklahoma StandardsOregon StandardsPennsylvania StandardsRhode Island StandardsSouth Carolina StandardsSouth Dakota StandardsTennessee StandardsTexas TEKS StandardsUtah StandardsVermont StandardsVirginia StandardsWashington DC StandardsWashington StandardsWest Virginia StandardsWisconsin StandardsWyoming StandardsAlabama Common Core StandardsArizona Common Core StandardsArkansas Common Core StandardsCalifornia Common Core StandardsColorado Common Core StandardsGeorgia Common Core StandardsCommon Core State StandardsConnecticut Common Core StandardsDelaware Common Core StandardsFlorida Standards (NGSSS)Florida Common Core StandardsHawaii Common Core StandardsIdaho Common Core StandardsIllinois Common Core StandardsIndiana Common Core StandardsIowa Common Core StandardsIowa Core StandardsKansas Common Core StandardsKentucky Common Core StandardsKentucky StandardsLouisiana Common Core StandardsMaine Common Core StandardsMaryland Common Core StandardsMassachusetts Common Core StandardsMichigan Common Core StandardsMinnesota Common Core StandardsMississippi Common Core StandardsMissouri Common Core StandardsMontana Common Core Standards21st Century Skills FrameworkNevada Common Core StandardsNew Hampshire Common Core StandardsNew Jersey Common Core StandardsNew Jersey StandardsNew Mexico Common Core StandardsNew Mexico StandardsNew York Common Core StandardsNorth Carolina Common Core StandardsNorth Carolina StandardsNorth Dakota Common Core StandardsOhio Common Core StandardsOklahoma Common Core StandardsOregon Common Core StandardsPennsylvania Common Core StandardsRhode Island Common Core StandardsSouth Carolina Common Core StandardsSouth Dakota Common Core StandardsTennessee Common Core StandardsTexas Assessments Standards (STAAR)U.S. National StandardsUtah Common Core StandardsVermont Common Core StandardsVirgin Islands Common Core StandardsWashington Common Core StandardsWashington DC Common Core StandardsWisconsin Common Core StandardsWest Virginia Common Core StandardsWyoming Common Core Standards