The course follows the guidelines laid out by the 8th Grade Language Arts Virginia Standards of Learning and PWCS’ curriculum guides in communication, reading, writing and research.
1) Work with groups and through presentations to improve their conversational and interviewing skills.
2) Be exposed to different genres to establish an appreciation and knowledge base for all types of literature.
3) Have opportunities to express themselves through different types of writing.
4) Apply research skills, evaluate sources and develop a variety of products using technology.
In the Spring of 2017, students are required to take both the writing and reading comprehension SOL tests in Language Arts online.
SOL Reading Test Review