• Welcome to 8th Grade ELA! This year, our 8th grade students will have the opportunity to read the works of  famous literary authors including Thannha Lai, Harper Lee,  Langston Hughes, Michael Pollan and Walter Dean Myers. In addition to reading great works of literature, students will respond through conversation, writing, projects, and oral presentations. Of course, independent reading is a an important part of our class. Homework based on independent reading (reading responses) will be assigned weekly.  

    Please click on our homework tab to check daily homework assignments.
     
    Grading Policy:
    Homework: 10%
    Classwork: 20%
    Citizenship: 5%
    Projects/Essays: 35%
    Tests: 30%
     
    If you have any questions or concerns, please email Ms. Viola at LViola@peekskillschools.org
     
     
    Welcome to 8th Grade ELA!