Seventh and Eighth Grade English Subject, Predicates, and Sentences Nouns Verbs Pronouns Adjectives and Adverbs Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections Clauses and Complex Sentences Verbals Subject-Verb Agreement Usage Punctuation, Capitalization Sentence Diagramming Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level B (7th) and Level C (8th) is used. Literary Society All of the eighth graders have the opportunity to participate in the literary society. We eat together and discuss the book that the group has chosen to read. Sometimes we order pizza or subs as a special treat when we finish a book. Writing Portfolio: Included in the portfolio are pieces such as literary term essays, author/poet biographies, thesis papers, creative writing, poetry, and other writing projects done on the computer. At the end of 8th grade it is bound for the students. LITERATURE 7th and 8th Units of Study Short Story Drama Poetry Greek Mythology (7) Non-fiction Novel Literary Terms Characterization Figurative Language Foreshadowing Imagery Inference Irony Mood Plot Point of View Satire Setting Stereotype Theme Tone and Mood Literature Series: McDougal Littel Students have online capabilities, which allow them to access the book and other activities from home through Classzone.com. There are audio and media components as well.