ERIC Number: ED315788
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Middle School English Language Arts: English Language Arts 8, Honors English Language Arts 8, Honors English Language Arts/Reading 8, English I.
Fort Worth Independent School District, TX.
Intended as a resource for instructional planning, this grade 8 language arts curriculum guide purposes to promote greater student achievement through alignment of the written, the taught, and the tested curriculum, and to promote broader and higher levels of thinking through objectives, activities, and strategies which integrate content and cognition. The guide is in five major sections. The first section, Middle School English Language Arts, presents acknowledgements, rationale and purpose, philosophy, goals and objectives, basic assumptions, points to consider, and prerequisites/entry criteria for honors courses. The guide's second section, English Language Arts 8, includes objectives, recommended course sequence, scope and sequence, activities, a sample unit, and suggested core literature pieces. The guide's third and fourth sections, Honors English Language Arts 8 and Honors English Language Arts/Reading 8, list objectives for these areas. The fifth section, English I, contains objectives, recommended course sequence, scope and sequence, activities, and a sample unit. An addendum contains a 25-item bibliography; an outline of essential elements in English language arts; a 48-page section on resources, strategies, and planning; and a teacher response form. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Fort Worth Independent School District, TX.