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Eighth grade students practice language skills covering punctuation, verb tense, conjunctions, word meaning, and more in ten- to fifteen-minute daily lessons. This new edition has been completely updated to support Common Core language standards.
Eighth grade students practice language skills covering punctuation, verb tense, conjunctions, word meaning, and more in ten- to fifteen-minute daily lessons. This new edition has been completely updated to support Common Core methodology and skill practice, and includes:
Practice of the Conventions of Standard English and Vocabulary Acquisition and Use for grade 8
Using language in the context of writing and reading
Increased practice of academic and idiomatic vocabulary
Exposure to sentences from all Common Core writing types (informational, narrative, and opinion/argument)
How it works Daily Language Review follows the research-based model of frequent, focused practice to help students learn and retain skills.
On days 1 through 4, half-page activities provide four language exercises:
two sentence-editing exercises
two items that practice a variety of language and vocabulary skills
On day 5, a full-page activity provides a more extensive practice of a vocabulary strategy or skill, and gives students the opportunity to practice using the words in their own sentences.
36 weeks of daily practice activities cover:
Grammar and usage
Capitalization, punctuation, and spelling
Vocabulary word meaning and relationships
Using acquired vocabulary
Features and benefits:
Concise daily lessons are easy to scaffold and ideal for daily warm-up, quick informal assessments, and test prep
The skills scope and sequence details the skills practiced each week
A downloadable skill list and answer key provides an item-by-item list of the skills practiced each day to help teachers identify student competencies
Each title includes downloadable home–school connection activities to encourage parent involvement
A progress chart and vocabulary log help students monitor their daily scores and keep track of new vocabulary
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About the Seller
Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Since 1979, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers has provided educators with practical, creative, and engaging PreK–8 materials to support and enrich the core curriculum.
We strive to produce educational materials that are aligned with current standards and best educational practices—and with student interests and motivations. We pride ourselves on our ability to create products that not only build and reinforce basic and complex skills, but that develop a curiosity about the subjects in which those skills are taught.