Essentials in Literature Level 8

Analyzing fiction, nonfiction, novels, and poetry/figurative language.

Essentials in Literature Level 9 Combo

Level 8

(DVD, Workbook, Teacher Handbook and Novel)

Included: DVDs with lesson-by-lesson video instruction, Instructional Student Workbook, Teacher Handbook, and one complete Novel.

Essentials in Literature Level 9 Combo

Additional/Replacement Level 8 Workbook

(Additional Workbook)

Included: Additional (or replacement) workbook to use with existing DVDs. Please note this workbook is not functional without the related DVDs.

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Essentials in Writing: Level 8

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Unit 1: Fiction (Short Stories)

  • Fiction unit terms and explanation
  • 6 short stories (application)
  • 1 summative assessment

Unit 2: Nonfiction (Short Literary Works)

  • Nonfiction unit terms and explanation
  • 6 nonfiction works (application)
  • 1 summative assessment

Unit 3: Novel

  • 1 Novel (literary analysis application)
  • 1 summative assessment
  • 1 major writing activity

Unit 4: Figurative Language/Poetry

  • Figurative Language/Poetry Unit terms and explanation
  • 6 units of up to 8 literary works (application)
  • 1 summative assessment

Sample Lesson Video

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