Academic Standards for
Rural Voices, Photos

Eighth Grade Standards


Reading, Writing & Listening

8.1.1 By the end of the eighth grade, students will identify the basic facts and essential ideas in what they have read or viewed.

8.1.2 By the end of the eighth grade, students will locate, access, and evaluate resources to identify appropriate information.

8.1.3 By the end of the eighth grade, students will identify characteristics of different types of text.

8.1.6 By the end of the eighth grade, students will identify similar ideas across a variety of narratives and stories.

8.2.4 By the end of the eighth grade, students will use a variety of forms to write for different audiences and purposes.

8.2.5 By the end of the eighth grade, students will use self-generated questions, note-taking, summarizing, and outlining to enhance learning.

8.4.1 By the end of the eighth grade, students will apply listening skills in a variety of settings.