Grade 8 ELA: Language
 
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Grade 8 ELA: Language
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.1 - Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
 
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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.1.A - Explain the function of verbals (gerunds, participles, infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences.
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.1.B - Form and use verbs in the active and passive voice.
 
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.1.C - Form and use verbs in the indicative, imperative, interrogative, conditional, and subjunctive mood.
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.1.D - Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb voice and mood.
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.2 - Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
 
Comma Catastrophe Worksheet #1
Comma Catastrophe Worksheet #2
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.2.A - Use punctuation (comma, ellipsis, dash) to indicate a pause or break.
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.2.B - Use an ellipsis to indicate an omission.
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.2.C - Spell correctly.
 
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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.3 - Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.3.A - Use verbs in the active and passive voice and in the conditional and subjunctive mood to achieve particular effects (e.g., emphasizing the actor or the action; expressing uncertainty or describing a state contrary to fact).
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4 - Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4.A - Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word's position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4.B - Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., precede, recede, secede).
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4.C - Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.4.D - Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.5 - Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.5.A - Interpret figures of speech (e.g. verbal irony, puns) in context.
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.5.B - Use the relationship between particular words to better understand each of the words.
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.5.C - Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., bullheaded, willful, firm, persistent, resolute).
 
 
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.8.6 - Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.