8th Grade Resources

English Links:

Purdue University Online Writing Lab: Also included in the 7th grade resources page, this site will be an excellent reference for grammar and formatting questions.

Wordly Wise: Need some extra help studying for a quiz or pronouncing words? The Wordly Wise website has additional activities, word lists by chapter, and pronunciation guides. Turn up your volume for audio help!

Rules of the Game: discrete, whole-class grammar instruction.

 

Social Studies Links:

The Digital History online textbook has primary documents, learning modules, online exhibits, videos and oral histories, and links to other valuable resources.

iCivics is an excellent resource for information on all-things Constitution and government. Play games, watch videos, explore Web Quests, and even run for President!

Opposing Viewpoints in Context provides background, context, and resources – both biased and not – for many current event topics. It is a required resource for Culminating Project, and is a wonderful tool to help guide your research.

Pro-Con.org looks at several key current issues from multiple perspectives. Another great resource for Culminating Project.

Constitution Quizlet 

Pearson Realize: The portal through which you log on to access your e-text, American History and NBC Learn.