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Grade 8 Language Arts --  
2014-2015

Email Address:  lwilliams21@bcps.org
 Summary and  Overview:

8th grade Readings:

  • Birmingham, a speech by Pres. John F. Kennedy
  • Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, by Mildred Taylor
  • Three different readings on the death of Edgar Allen Poe
  • Short story “Flowers for Algernon”
  • Conspiracy theory readings
  • Excerpts/Chasing Lincoln’s Killer
  • Excerpts/To Kill A Mockingbird
  • Various poetry readings

8th grade GT/Advanced Academics Readings:

  • Shortstory:“Liars Don’t Qualify”
  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • Excepts/A Mid summer Night’s Dream
  • “The Cask of Amontillado”
  • Chasing Lincoln’s Killer
  • Killer Angels
  • “Raymond’s Run”

Online copy of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass:   http://www.gutenberg.org/files/23/23-h/23-h.htm#link2HCH0011