Grade 8 - Language Arts

Florida M/J Language Arts 2 B - Semester 2 (Credit: 1.00)

English is the study of the creation and analysis of literature written in the English language. In Florida M/J Language Arts 2B, you will analyze the literary elements of point of view and conflict in literature. You will learn to apply problem solving and conflict resolution skills. You will study the features and techniques of persuasive writing. You will also evaluate use of the literary element of conflict in informational texts. In addition, you will learn about the main characteristics of public speaking and deliver a persuasive speech. In the latter part of this course, you will investigate the topic of identity in literature. In the final unit, you will read novels and explore their various literary elements