Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar
8th Grade English
During the secondary education years, you can provide your child with a deep and specific English/language arts education. Rather than simply focusing on the subject as a whole, you'll want to break it into parts you may scrutinize in detail. You can do so effectively with the help of Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar. This curriculum for homeschooling will give your child a good look at Writing and Grammar, helping him or her excel.
Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar: Grade 8 will solidify the knowledge your child gained thus far and prepare him or her for a high school-level English/language arts education. The content is appropriately challenging and engaging, helping your child maintain interest while learning.
Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar naturally follow the Reading Street homeschool series, taking your child to the next level of English skills. Grade 8 of Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar is divided into three main focuses: Writing, Grammar Usage and Mechanics, and Academic and Workplace Skills. During the Writing portion, your child will develop the ability to eloquently express thoughts, ideas and arguments on paper. The Grammar Usage and Mechanics section will solidify your child's understanding of how the English language is structured. Finally, the Academic and Workplace Skills portion of the curriculum will help your child develop test-taking and critical-thinking abilities.
Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar: Grade 8 helps your child focus on these key skills:
- Cite evidence within a text that supports the analysis he or she has written.
- Use credible sources to construct and write a research paper.
- Use wordplay when writing a fictional tale.
- Demonstrate an understanding of correct Grammar usage when writing.
You will help your child develop these and other skills using the materials included in Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar.