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8th Grade Curriculum Overview by Quarter

Quarter 1
VOCABULARY: Tier II Words - Word Wall
GRAMMAR:
The Sentence and its Parts
Review parts of speech


WRITING:
The Writing Process
Paragraph writing
Description and narration
Text Detailed Analysis (TDA)


Quarter 2
GRAMMAR:
Verbs (Tenses/Irregulars)
Complements

WRITING:
Parts of an Essay
Informational Essay
Compare/Contrast Essay
Text Detailed Analysis (TDA)


Quarter 3
GRAMMAR:
Subject/Verb Agreement
Sentence Structure—Compound/Complex

WRITING:
Persuasive Writing
Letter and Essay
PSSA Practice and Review



Quarter 4
GRAMMAR:
Verbals, Phrases, and Clauses

WRITING:
Research
Poetry