South Dakota State Standards for Language Arts: Grade 8

Currently Perma-Bound only has suggested titles for grades K-8 in the Science and Social Studies areas. We are working on expanding this.

SD.8.R. Reading Standards

8.R.1. Students can recognize and analyze words.

8.R.1.1. Students can apply contextual knowledge of word origins to extend vocabulary. (Application)

8.R.2. Students can comprehend and fluently read text.

8.R.2.1. Students can analyze text using comprehension strategies. (Analysis)

8.R.2.2. Students can read fluently to comprehend grade-level text. (Application)

8.R.3. Students can apply knowledge of text structures, literary devices, and literary elements to develop interpretations and form responses.

8.R.3.1. Students can examine the author's use of literary elements in fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry. (Analysis)

8.R.3.2. Students can examine the effects of the author's use of literary devices. (Analysis)

8.R.4. Students can interpret and respond to diverse, multicultural, and time period texts.

8.R.4.1. Students can compare and contrast literature from different time periods and cultures dealing with similar themes and conflicts. (Analysis)

8.R.5. Students can access, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate informational texts.

8.R.5.1. Students can evaluate information and author's purpose about a topic gathered from informational text. (Evaluation)

8.R.5.2. Students can recognize expository, persuasive, and procedural text. (Knowledge)

8.R.5.3. Students can combine new information with existing knowledge to enhance understanding. (Synthesis)

8.W.1.1. Students can compose narrative, descriptive, expository, and persuasive text of five paragraphs. (Synthesis)

SD.8.W. Writing Standards

8.W.1. Students can apply the writing process to compose text.

8.W.1.2. Students can revise writing for ideas and content. (Evaluation)

8.W.1.3. Students can compose text using information from multiple sources to support a topic. (Synthesis)

8W.2. Students can apply Standard English conventions in their writing.

8.W.2.1. Students can edit text for run-on sentences and fragments. (Application)

8.W.2.2. Students can identify and incorporate adverbs in the writing process. (Application)

SD.8.LVS. Listening, Viewing, Speaking Standards

8.LVS.1. Students can listen, view, and speak to communicate, retrieve, interpret, and evaluate information.

8.LVS.1.1. Students can evaluate information in auditory and visual communication. (Evaluation)

8.LVS.1.2. Students can analyze audio/visual aids in presentations. (Analysis)

8.LVS.1.3. Students can integrate verbal and nonverbal techniques to deliver an oral presentation for a specific audience and purpose. (Application)

8.LVS.1.4. Students can deliver a persuasive presentation. (Synthesis)

more info