About This Chapter
Who's it for?
This unit of our 8th Grade Language Arts course will benefit homeschool parents by providing them with:
- new ways to teach the concepts in this course
- strategies to engage students during the learning process
- recommended activities and discussion questions to pair with lessons
How it works:
This helpful collection of homeschool resources offers homeschool parents relevant tools to make planning lessons easy.
- Integrate these resources into your educational routine to vary instruction and engage your child.
- Reference our materials as inspiration for your lesson plans, activities, and assignments.
1. Complex Sentence Lesson Plan
What is a complex sentence and how do we go about writing one? This lesson plan explains important facts about complex sentences through an informative video lesson. An activity gives students a chance to demonstrate understanding.
2. Character Motivation Lesson Plan
Use this lesson plan to teach character motivation. Students will watch a video lesson on the topic, explore the concept with examples, analyze character motivation in small groups, then do an activity and take a quiz.
3. The Road Not Taken Discussion Questions
'The Road Not Taken' is a classic poem by American author Robert Frost. As your students read the poem, consider these discussion questions to get them thinking about the form and details of the poem and their own personal response.
4. Flowers for Algernon Discussion Questions
Teachers, 'Flowers for Algernon' teaches students about friendship, death and love. Use this lesson to probe student's comprehension of the events and characters of the book while enhancing their critical thinking and literary analysis skills.
5. Flowers for Algernon Essay Questions
'Flowers for Algernon' is a thought-provoking story that encourages students to consider how a drastic change to a person's life can have an extensive impact on society. Use these essay questions to spur your students' interaction with the story.
6. Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Essay Topics & Questions
Anne Frank's 'Diary of a Young Girl' is a thought-provoking, emotionally intense book with many complicated themes. These essay topics can help you consolidate student understanding of the book by asking them to provide thoughtful written responses.
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Other chapters within the 8th Grade Language Arts: Homeschool Curriculum course
- Pronouns, Adverbs & Infinitives
- Spelling Basics
- Punctuation & Capitalization
- Sentences: Types & Parts
- Revising Writing
- Reading Strategies Overview
- Reading Comprehension & Response
- Reading & Interpreting Visuals
- Literary Elements & Devices
- Reading & Writing Informational Texts
- Reading & Writing Persuasive Texts
- Reading & Writing Poetry
- 8th Grade Reading Practice: Flowers for Algernon
- 8th Grade Reading Practice: Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl