Common Core ELA Grade 8 - Literature: Standards

Course Summary

Help your 8th grade students meet the Common Core literature standards for 8th grade with these lessons on point of view, dialogue, structure, motifs and themes. Use these video lessons and quizzes to integrate all the topics required by the Common Core into your lesson plans, discussion topics and exam questions.
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9 chapters in Common Core ELA Grade 8 - Literature: Standards

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Ch 1. Cite Textual Evidence: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.1 {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[14104].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - How to Analyze a Literary Passage: A Step-by-Step Guide Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2705].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2705].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Analyze Plot: Steps and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Analyze Characters in Literature: Explanation and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22084].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22084].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Analyze Settings in Literature: Explanation and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22085].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22085].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Improving Reading Comprehension: Tips and Tricks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22086].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22086].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Get the Gist of an Essay & Improve Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1592].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1592].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Inference? - How to Infer Intended Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Constructing Meaning with Context Clues, Prior Knowledge & Word Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4674].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4674].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Reading Strategies Using Visualization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4675].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4675].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Close Reading vs. Big Picture Reading Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4679].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4679].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Interpreting Literary Meaning: How to Use Text to Guide Your Interpretation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4680].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4680].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - How to Determine the Best Audience or Readers for an Essay Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1594].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1594].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Citing Textual Evidence to Support Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22087].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22087].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Are Connotation and Denotation? - Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Allusion and Illusion: Definitions and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4110].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4110].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is a Metaphor? - Examples, Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4104].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4104].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Similes in Literature: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4107].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4107].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Consonance, Assonance, and Repetition: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4115].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4115].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Impact of Word Choice on Meaning and Tone Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26980].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26980].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Understanding Tone and Mood in a Reading Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Themes and Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2984].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2984].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Plot Summary and Characters Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2310].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2310].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Langston Hughes & the Harlem Renaissance: Poems of the Jazz Age Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2344].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2344].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Walt Whitman: Transcendental and Realist Poet Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2304].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2304].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Walt Whitman's Poetry and Transcendentalism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23230].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23230].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Emily Dickinson: Poems and Poetry Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2303].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2303].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Poem Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2289].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2289].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Jonathan Swift and Satire: Examples and Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1255].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1255].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift: Satire, Parody, and Folly Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23228].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23228].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift: Satire and Social Commentary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23229].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[23229].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Robinson Crusoe: Summary and Themes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1254].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1254].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Of Mice and Men: Summary and Analysis of Steinbeck's Style Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2330].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2330].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven: Summary and Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2295].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2295].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - What is a Ballad? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8669].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8669].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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