TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

ENG 8.7

Support Standard
ELA & Reading – Middle School
Grade(s): 
8
Theme: 

Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Literary Nonfiction

Description: 

Comprehension of Literary Text/Literary Nonfiction. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the varied structural patterns and features of literary nonfiction and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to analyze passages in well-known speeches for the author's use of literary devices and word and phrase choice (e.g., aphorisms, epigraphs) to appeal to the audience.