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West Virginia Standards for Eighth Grade English Language Arts

WV.RLA.S.8.1. Reading: Students will use skills to read for literacy experiences, read to inform and read to perform a task by identifying and using the dimensions of reading components (phonemic awareness, phonics, background knowledge/vocabulary, high frequency words/fluency, comprehension, writing and motivation to read) and employing a wide variety of literature in developing independence as readers.

RLA.O.8.1.01. Students will compare/contrast connotation and denotation in complex passages to understand and enhance meaning of words, sentences and shorter passages.

RLA.O.8.1.02. Students will use knowledge of Greek and Latin roots, prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of words, spell words, change word meanings and generate new words appropriate to grade level, recognize that knowledge of the origins and history of word meanings enhances understanding of a word’s meaning.

RLA.O.8.1.03. Students will use etymology, context clues, affixes, synonyms or antonyms to increase grade appropriate vocabulary.

RLA.O.8.1.04. Students will analyze the defining characteristics, build background knowledge and apply reading skills to understand a variety of literary passages and genres by West Virginia, national and international authors:

RLA.O.8.1.04.h. Tall tales
RLA.O.8.1.04.i. Supernatural tales

RLA.O.8.1.06. Students will determine and interpret the elements of literature to construct meaning and recognize author’s purpose and/or reader’s purpose:

RLA.O.8.1.06.a. Theme
RLA.O.8.1.06.b. Character
RLA.O.8.1.06.c. Setting
RLA.O.8.1.06.d. Internal conflict
RLA.O.8.1.06.g. Antagonist
RLA.O.8.1.06.h. Protagonist
RLA.O.8.1.06.i. Hero

RLA.O.8.1.10. Students will evaluate the effect of figurative language in text.

RLA.O.8.1.12. Students will identify literary technique used to interpret literature:

RLA.O.8.1.12.c. Persuasive language
RLA.O.8.1.12.d. Analogies

RLA.O.8.1.13. Students will use examples and details in practical texts to make inferences and logical predications about outcomes of procedures in such texts.

WV.RLA.S.8.2. Writing: Students will apply writing skills and strategies to communicate effectively for different purposes by using the writing process, applying grammatical and mechanical properties in writing and selecting and evaluating information for research purposes.

RLA.O.8.2.02. Students will analyze how analogies, illustrations, examples, and anecdotes are used to enhance oral and written communication (e.g., letters, poems, brief reports, descriptions, extended texts, illustrations).

RLA.O.8.2.07. Students will independently resolve information conflicts and validate information through assessing, researching and comparing data.

RLA.O.8.2.08. Students will conduct research by gathering, evaluating, and synthesizing data from a variety of sources:

RLA.O.8.2.08.e. Card catalogue

RLA.O.8.2.09. Students will select and use a variety of resource materials to plan, develop, and deliver a research project (5 pages) with documented sources, using multiple computer-generated graphic aids.

WV.RLA.S.8.3. Listening, Speaking and Media Literacy: Students will apply listening, speaking and media literacy skills and strategies to communicate with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.

RLA.O.8.3.01. Students will model effective oral communication skills (e.g., tone, volume, rate, audience, etiquette, standard English) through the presentation of

RLA.O.8.3.01.a. Compositions
RLA.O.8.3.01.b. Reports

RLA.O.8.3.02. Students will present an oral report with computer-generated graphic aids (e.g., tables, graphs, diagrams or charts).

RLA.O.8.3.03. Students will critique oral/visual information presented, relate personal experiences and apply the information to global situations.

RLA.O.8.3.04. Students will listen in order to analyze and critique information received in spoken texts (e.g., of a guest speaker, informational video, televised interview or radio news program).

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