Incarnation Parish School

8th Grade » Jr. High: Language Arts

Jr. High: Language Arts

Language Arts covers spelling, grammar, vocabulary, literature, composition.
Literature is divided into 4 units: short story, drama, poetry, the novel.
Language helps students master the conventions of grammar and spelling.
Vocabulary expands the use of complex word usage, with due regard to the origins of words.
Composition covers the different types and styles of writing: expository, persuasive, narrative, descriptive.
Students are exposed to a wide range of international writers, different genres, modern and classical literature.