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8th Grade

 

 

Informative

 

NEBRASKA

http://www.education.ne.gov/AcademicStandards/index.html (Adopted 2014)

 

Grade 8

 

Informative Essays

 

LA 8.2  Writing: Students will learn and apply writing skills and strategies to communicate.

 

LA 8.2.1    Writing Process: Students will apply the writing process to plan, draft, revise, edit, and publish writing using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and other conventions of standard English appropriate for grade-level.

 

LA 8.2.1.a    Use prewriting activities and inquiry tools to recursively generate ideas, organize information, guide writing, answer questions, and synthesize information.

 

LA 8.2.1.b    Generate a draft that conveys complex ideas through analysis and use of organizational patterns that are suited to the purpose and intended audience and includes a strong thesis, body, conclusion, and appropriate transitions linked to the purpose of the composition.

 

LA 8.2.1.c    Gather and use relevant information and evidence from multiple authoritative print and/or digital sources including primary and secondary sources to support claims or theses.

 

LA 8.2.1.d    Compose paragraphs with grammatically correct simple, compound, and complex sentences of varying length and complexity.

 

LA 8.2.1.e    Revise to improve and clarify writing through self-monitoring strategies and feedback from others.

 

LA 8.2.1.f    Provide oral, written, and/or digital descriptive feedback to other writers.

 

LA 8.2.1.g    Adjust writing processes to persevere in short and long-term writing tasks of increasing length and complexity.

 

LA 8.2.1.h    Proofread and edit writing recursively for format and conventions of standard English (e.g., spelling, capitalization, grammar, punctuation, syntax, semantics).

 

LA 8.2.1.i    Display academic honesty and integrity by avoiding plagiarism and/or overreliance on any one source and by following a standard format for citation.

 

LA 8.2.1.j    Publish a legible document using a variety of media, and apply formatting techniques to enhance the readability and impact of the document (e.g., fonts, spacing, design, images, citations).

 

LA 8.2.2    Writing Modes: Students will write in multiple modes for a variety of purposes and audiences across disciplines.

 

LA 8.2.2.a    Communicate information and ideas effectively in analytic, argumentative, descriptive, informative, narrative, poetic, persuasive, and reflective modes to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.

 

LA 8.2.2.b    Provide evidence from literary or informational text to support analysis, reflection, and research.

 

LA 8.2.2.c    Conduct and publish both short and sustained research projects to answer questions or solve problems using multiple primary and/or secondary sources to support theses.

 

LA 8.2.2.d    Use precise word choice and domain-specific vocabulary to write in a variety of modes.

 

LA 8.2.2.e    Analyze various mentor texts and/or exemplars in order to create a similar piece.


 

Narrative

NEBRASKA

http://www.education.ne.gov/AcademicStandards/index.html (Adopted 2014)

 

Grade 8    

 

Narrative Essays

 

LA 8.2  Writing: Students will learn and apply writing skills and strategies to communicate.

 

LA 8.2.1    Writing Process: Students will apply the writing process to plan, draft, revise, edit, and publish writing using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and other conventions of standard English appropriate for grade-level.

 

LA 8.2.1.a    Use prewriting activities and inquiry tools to recursively generate ideas, organize information, guide writing, answer questions, and synthesize information.

 

LA 8.2.1.b    Generate a draft that conveys complex ideas through analysis and use of organizational patterns that are suited to the purpose and intended audience and includes a strong thesis, body, conclusion, and appropriate transitions linked to the purpose of the composition.

 

LA 8.2.1.c    Gather and use relevant information and evidence from multiple authoritative print and/or digital sources including primary and secondary sources to support claims or theses.

 

LA 8.2.1.d    Compose paragraphs with grammatically correct simple, compound, and complex sentences of varying length and complexity.

 

LA 8.2.1.e    Revise to improve and clarify writing through self-monitoring strategies and feedback from others.

 

LA 8.2.1.f    Provide oral, written, and/or digital descriptive feedback to other writers.

 

LA 8.2.1.g    Adjust writing processes to persevere in short and long-term writing tasks of increasing length and complexity.

 

LA 8.2.1.h    Proofread and edit writing recursively for format and conventions of standard English (e.g., spelling, capitalization, grammar, punctuation, syntax, semantics).

 

LA 8.2.1.i    Display academic honesty and integrity by avoiding plagiarism and/or overreliance on any one source and by following a standard format for citation.

 

LA 8.2.1.j    Publish a legible document using a variety of media, and apply formatting techniques to enhance the readability and impact of the document (e.g., fonts, spacing, design, images, citations).

 

LA 8.2.2    Writing Modes: Students will write in multiple modes for a variety of purposes and audiences across disciplines.

 

LA 8.2.2.a    Communicate information and ideas effectively in analytic, argumentative, descriptive, informative, narrative, poetic, persuasive, and reflective modes to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.

 

LA 8.2.2.b    Provide evidence from literary or informational text to support analysis, reflection, and research.

 

LA 8.2.2.c    Conduct and publish both short and sustained research projects to answer questions or solve problems using multiple primary and/or secondary sources to support theses.

 

LA 8.2.2.d    Use precise word choice and domain-specific vocabulary to write in a variety of modes.

 

LA 8.2.2.e    Analyze various mentor texts and/or exemplars in order to create a similar piece.


 

 

Persuasive

NEBRASKA

http://www.education.ne.gov/AcademicStandards/index.html (Adopted 2014)

 

Grade 8

 

Persuasive Essays

 

LA 8.2  Writing: Students will learn and apply writing skills and strategies to communicate.

 

LA 8.2.1    Writing Process: Students will apply the writing process to plan, draft, revise, edit, and publish writing using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and other conventions of standard English appropriate for grade-level.

 

LA 8.2.1.a    Use prewriting activities and inquiry tools to recursively generate ideas, organize information, guide writing, answer questions, and synthesize information.

 

LA 8.2.1.b    Generate a draft that conveys complex ideas through analysis and use of organizational patterns that are suited to the purpose and intended audience and includes a strong thesis, body, conclusion, and appropriate transitions linked to the purpose of the composition.

 

LA 8.2.1.c    Gather and use relevant information and evidence from multiple authoritative print and/or digital sources including primary and secondary sources to support claims or theses.

 

LA 8.2.1.d    Compose paragraphs with grammatically correct simple, compound, and complex sentences of varying length and complexity.

 

LA 8.2.1.e    Revise to improve and clarify writing through self-monitoring strategies and feedback from others.

 

LA 8.2.1.f    Provide oral, written, and/or digital descriptive feedback to other writers.

 

LA 8.2.1.g    Adjust writing processes to persevere in short and long-term writing tasks of increasing length and complexity.

 

LA 8.2.1.h    Proofread and edit writing recursively for format and conventions of standard English (e.g., spelling, capitalization, grammar, punctuation, syntax, semantics).

 

LA 8.2.1.i    Display academic honesty and integrity by avoiding plagiarism and/or overreliance on any one source and by following a standard format for citation.

 

LA 8.2.1.j    Publish a legible document using a variety of media, and apply formatting techniques to enhance the readability and impact of the document (e.g., fonts, spacing, design, images, citations).

 

LA 8.2.2    Writing Modes: Students will write in multiple modes for a variety of purposes and audiences across disciplines.

 

LA 8.2.2.a    Communicate information and ideas effectively in analytic, argumentative, descriptive, informative, narrative, poetic, persuasive, and reflective modes to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.

 

LA 8.2.2.b    Provide evidence from literary or informational text to support analysis, reflection, and research.

 

LA 8.2.2.c    Conduct and publish both short and sustained research projects to answer questions or solve problems using multiple primary and/or secondary sources to support theses.

 

LA 8.2.2.d    Use precise word choice and domain-specific vocabulary to write in a variety of modes.

 

LA 8.2.2.e    Analyze various mentor texts and/or exemplars in order to create a similar piece.


 

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