8th ELA IXL CCSS Lesson Links

L.8.1

Create varied sentences based on models (8-M.2)

Use parallel structure (8-O.1)

Is it a complete sentence or a fragment? (8-Z.5)

Is it a complete sentence or a run-on? (8-Z.6)

Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on? (8-Z.7)

Combine sentences using relative clauses (8-AA.5)

Identify pronouns and their antecedents (8-CC.1)

Use the pronoun that agrees with the antecedent (8-CC.2)

Correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person (8-CC.3)

Identify vague pronoun references (8-CC.4)

Identify all of the possible antecedents (8-CC.5)

Use reflexive pronouns (8-DD.5)

Use relative pronouns: who and whom (8-DD.7)

Use relative pronouns: who, whom, whose, which, and that (8-DD.8)

Correct errors with subject-verb agreement (8-FF.1)

Correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement (8-FF.2)

Use the correct verb – with compound subjects (8-FF.3)

Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense (8-GG.3)

Form the progressive verb tenses (8-GG.4)

Form the perfect verb tenses (8-GG.5)

Order adjectives (8-HH.2)

Choose between adjectives and adverbs (8-HH.4)

Is the word an adjective or adverb? (8-HH.5)

Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives (8-HH.6)

Good, better, best, bad, worse, and worst (8-HH.7)

Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs (8-HH.8)

Well, better, best, badly, worse, and worst (8-HH.9)

Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions (8-KK.1)

Misplaced modifiers with pictures (8-LL.1)

Select the misplaced or dangling modifier (8-LL.2)

Are the modifiers used correctly? (8-LL.3)

 

L.8.1.a

Identify participles and what they modify (8-GG.6)

Identify gerunds and their functions (8-GG.7)

Identify infinitives and infinitive phrases (8-GG.8)

 

L.8.1.b

Identify active and passive voice (8-N.1)

Rewrite the sentence in active voice (8-N.2)

 

L.8.1.c

Is the sentence declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory? (8-Z.1)

Irregular past tense: review (8-GG.1)

Simple past, present, and future tense: review (8-GG.2)

 

L.8.1.d

Identify active and passive voice (8-N.1)

Rewrite the sentence in active voice (8-N.2)

Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense (8-GG.3)

 

L.8.2

Correct errors with signs (8-O.5)

Correct errors in everyday use (8-O.6)

Suggest appropriate revisions (8-O.7)

What does the punctuation suggest? (8-MM.1)

Commas with nonrestrictive elements (8-MM.2)

Commas with series, dates, and places (8-NN.1)

Commas: review (8-NN.5)

Use semicolons and commas to separate clauses (8-OO.1)

Use semicolons, colons, and commas with lists (8-OO.2)

Use hyphens in compound adjectives (8-PP.2)

Correct capitalization errors (8-QQ.1)

Capitalizing titles (8-QQ.2)

Formatting titles (8-RR.1)

Formatting and capitalizing titles: review (8-RR.2)

Formatting street addresses (8-RR.3)

Formatting quotations and dialogue (8-RR.4)

 

L.8.2.a

Commas with compound and complex sentences (8-NN.2)

Commas with direct addresses, introductory words, interjections, and interrupters (8-NN.3)

Commas with coordinate adjectives (8-NN.4)

Use dashes (8-PP.1)

 

L.8.2.b

Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately (8-PP.3)

 

L.8.2.c

Use the correct frequently confused word (8-O.3)

Correct errors with frequently confused words (8-O.4)

Use the correct homophone (8-U.1)

Use guide words (8-Y.2)

Form and use plurals: review (8-BB.1)

Form the singular or plural possessive (8-BB.4)

Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns (8-BB.5)

Identify and correct errors with compound and joint possession (8-BB.6)

Irregular past tense: review (8-GG.1)

Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives (8-HH.6)

Form and use comparative and superlative adverbs (8-HH.8)

 

L.8.3

Which sentence is more formal? (8-C.2)

Compare passages for tone (8-C.3)

Remove redundant words or phrases (8-O.2)

Choose the synonym (8-S.1)

Choose the antonym (8-S.2)

Describe the difference between related words (8-T.1)

Positive and negative connotation (8-T.2)

 

L.8.3.a

Identify active and passive voice (8-N.1)

Rewrite the sentence in active voice (8-N.2)

 

L.8.4

 

L.8.4.a

Interpret the meaning of allusions (8-E.3)

Interpret figures of speech (8-E.5)

Vocabulary review: Read and understand informational passages (8-G.2)

Which definition matches the sentence? (8-U.2)

Which sentence matches the definition? (8-U.3)

Find words using context (8-W.1)

Determine the meaning of words using synonyms in context (8-W.2)

Determine the meaning of words using antonyms in context (8-W.3)

Use context to identify the meaning of a word (8-W.4)

Determine the meaning of domain-specific words with pictures (8-X.1)

 

L.8.4.b

Words with pre- (8-Q.1)

Words with re- (8-Q.2)

Words with sub- (8-Q.3)

Words with mis- (8-Q.4)

Words with un-, dis-, in-, im-, and non- (8-Q.5)

Words with -ful (8-Q.6)

Words with -less (8-Q.7)

Words with -able and -ible (8-Q.8)

Use Greek and Latin roots as clues to the meanings of words (8-R.1)

Use words as clues to the meanings of Greek and Latin roots (8-R.2)

Determine the meanings of Greek and Latin roots (8-R.3)

Determine the meanings of words with Greek and Latin roots (8-R.4)

 

L.8.4.c

Use guide words (8-Y.2)

Use dictionary entries (8-Y.3)

Use dictionary definitions (8-Y.4)

Use thesaurus entries (8-Y.5)

 

L.8.4.d

 

L.8.5

 

L.8.5.a

Interpret the meaning of allusions (8-E.3)

Interpret figures of speech (8-E.5)

Analyze the effects of figures of speech on meaning and tone (8-E.7)

 

L.8.5.b

Choose the synonym (8-S.1)

Choose the antonym (8-S.2)

Analogies (8-V.1)

Analogies: challenge (8-V.2)

Determine the meaning of words using synonyms in context (8-W.2)

Determine the meaning of words using antonyms in context (8-W.3)

 

L.8.5.c

Describe the difference between related words (8-T.1)

Positive and negative connotation (8-T.2)

 

L.8.6

Vocabulary review: Read and understand informational passages (8-G.2)

Transitions with conjunctive adverbs (8-J.3)

Words with pre- (8-Q.1)

Words with re- (8-Q.2)

Words with sub- (8-Q.3)

Words with mis- (8-Q.4)

Words with un-, dis-, in-, im-, and non- (8-Q.5)

Words with -ful (8-Q.6)

Words with -less (8-Q.7)

Words with -able and -ible (8-Q.8)

Use Greek and Latin roots as clues to the meanings of words (8-R.1)

Use words as clues to the meanings of Greek and Latin roots (8-R.2)

Determine the meanings of Greek and Latin roots (8-R.3)

Determine the meanings of words with Greek and Latin roots (8-R.4)

Positive and negative connotation (8-T.2)

Find words using context (8-W.1)

Determine the meaning of words using synonyms in context (8-W.2)

Determine the meaning of words using antonyms in context (8-W.3)

Use context to identify the meaning of a word (8-W.4)

Determine the meaning of domain-specific words with pictures (8-X.1)

 

RI.8 Informational Text

 

RI.8.1

Compare and contrast (8-D.1)

Match causes and effects in informational texts (8-D.2)

Match problems with their solutions (8-D.3)

Trace an argument (8-G.3)

Compare information from two texts (8-H.1)

Identify supporting details in informational texts (8-K.4)

 

RI.8.2

Determine the main idea (8-A.1)

Compare and contrast (8-D.1)

Match causes and effects in informational texts (8-D.2)

Match problems with their solutions (8-D.3)

Read and understand informational passages (8-G.1)

Trace an argument (8-G.3)

Compare information from two texts (8-H.1)

Distinguish facts from opinions (8-K.2)

Identify supporting details in informational texts (8-K.4)

 

RI.8.3

Compare and contrast (8-D.1)

Match causes and effects in informational texts (8-D.2)

Match problems with their solutions (8-D.3)

Identify text structures (8-D.4)

Read and understand informational passages (8-G.1)

Trace an argument (8-G.3)

Identify supporting details in informational texts (8-K.4)

 

RI.8.4

Interpret the meaning of allusions (8-E.3)

Interpret figures of speech (8-E.5)

Analyze the effects of figures of speech on meaning and tone (8-E.7)

Vocabulary review: Read and understand informational passages (8-G.2)

Positive and negative connotation (8-T.2)

Which definition matches the sentence? (8-U.2)

Which sentence matches the definition? (8-U.3)

Find words using context (8-W.1)

Determine the meaning of words using synonyms in context (8-W.2)

Determine the meaning of words using antonyms in context (8-W.3)

Use context to identify the meaning of a word (8-W.4)

Determine the meaning of domain-specific words with pictures (8-X.1)

 

RI.8.5

Compare and contrast (8-D.1)

Match causes and effects in informational texts (8-D.2)

Match problems with their solutions (8-D.3)

Identify text structures (8-D.4)

Trace an argument (8-G.3)

Organize information by main idea (8-J.2)

 

RI.8.6

Identify author's purpose (8-C.1)

Trace an argument (8-G.3)

Compare information from two texts (8-H.1)

 

RI.8.7

 

RI.8.8

Trace an argument (8-G.3)

Identify supporting details in informational texts (8-K.4)

Classify logical fallacies (8-K.6)

 

RI.8.9

Compare information from two texts (8-H.1)

Compare two texts with different genres (8-H.2)

 

RI.8.10

Determine the main idea (8-A.1)

Read and understand informational passages (8-G.1)

Trace an argument (8-G.3)

Determine the meaning of domain-specific words with pictures (8-X.1)

 

RL.8 Literature

 

RL.8.1

Match the quotations with their themes (8-B.1)

Determine the themes of short stories (8-B.2)

Analyze short stories (8-F.1)

Compare two texts with different genres (8-H.2)

Identify supporting details in literary texts (8-K.5)

 

RL.8.2

Match the quotations with their themes (8-B.1)

Determine the themes of short stories (8-B.2)

 

RL.8.3

Analyze short stories (8-F.1)

 

RL.8.4

Interpret the meaning of allusions (8-E.3)

Interpret figures of speech (8-E.5)

Analyze the effects of figures of speech on meaning and tone (8-E.7)

Positive and negative connotation (8-T.2)

Which definition matches the sentence? (8-U.2)

Which sentence matches the definition? (8-U.3)

Find words using context (8-W.1)

Determine the meaning of words using synonyms in context (8-W.2)

Determine the meaning of words using antonyms in context (8-W.3)

Use context to identify the meaning of a word (8-W.4)

 

RL.8.5

Compare two texts with different genres (8-H.2)

 

RL.8.6

Identify the narrative point of view (8-E.2)

 

RL.8.7

 

RL.8.9

Compare two texts with different genres (8-H.2)

Compare illustrations of literary and historical subjects (8-I.1)

 

RL.8.10

Determine the themes of short stories (8-B.2)

Analyze short stories (8-F.1)

Compare two texts with different genres (8-H.2)

 

W.8 Writing

 

W.8.1

 

W.8.1.a

Identify author's purpose (8-C.1)

Organize information by main idea (8-J.2)

Distinguish facts from opinions (8-K.2)

 

W.8.1.b

Choose evidence to support a claim (8-K.3)

Identify supporting details in informational texts (8-K.4)

Identify supporting details in literary texts (8-K.5)

Classify logical fallacies (8-K.6)

 

W.8.1.c

Transitions with conjunctive adverbs (8-J.3)

Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions (8-KK.1)

 

W.8.1.d

Which sentence is more formal? (8-C.2)

 

W.8.1.e

 

W.8.2

 

W.8.2.a

Compare and contrast (8-D.1)

Match causes and effects in informational texts (8-D.2)

Match problems with their solutions (8-D.3)

Identify text structures (8-D.4)

Order topics from broadest to narrowest (8-J.1)

Organize information by main idea (8-J.2)

 

W.8.2.b

Distinguish facts from opinions (8-K.2)

Choose evidence to support a claim (8-K.3)

Identify supporting details in informational texts (8-K.4)

Identify supporting details in literary texts (8-K.5)

Classify logical fallacies (8-K.6)

 

W.8.2.c

Transitions with conjunctive adverbs (8-J.3)

Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions (8-KK.1)

 

W.8.2.d

Order topics from broadest to narrowest (8-J.1)

Describe the difference between related words (8-T.1)

Positive and negative connotation (8-T.2)

Determine the meaning of domain-specific words with pictures (8-X.1)

 

W.8.2.e

Which sentence is more formal? (8-C.2)

 

W.8.2.f

 

W.8.3

 

W.8.3.a

Identify the narrative point of view (8-E.2)

 

W.8.3.b

Identify sensory details (8-E.1)

 

W.8.3.c

Transitions with conjunctive adverbs (8-J.3)

 

W.8.3.d

Compare passages for tone (8-C.3)

Identify sensory details (8-E.1)

Describe the difference between related words (8-T.1)

Positive and negative connotation (8-T.2)

 

W.8.3.e

 

W.8.4

Identify author's purpose (8-C.1)

Compare and contrast (8-D.1)

Match causes and effects in informational texts (8-D.2)

Match problems with their solutions (8-D.3)

Identify text structures (8-D.4)

Order topics from broadest to narrowest (8-J.1)

Organize information by main idea (8-J.2)

 

W.8.5

Organize information by main idea (8-J.2)

Use parallel structure (8-O.1)

Remove redundant words or phrases (8-O.2)

Use the correct frequently confused word (8-O.3)

Correct errors with frequently confused words (8-O.4)

Correct errors with signs (8-O.5)

Correct errors in everyday use (8-O.6)

Suggest appropriate revisions (8-O.7)

Identify plagiarism (8-P.4)

Is it a complete sentence or a fragment? (8-Z.5)

Is it a complete sentence or a run-on? (8-Z.6)

Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on? (8-Z.7)

Combine sentences using relative clauses (8-AA.5)

Identify and correct errors with plural and possessive nouns (8-BB.5)

Identify and correct errors with compound and joint possession (8-BB.6)

Correct inappropriate shifts in pronoun number and person (8-CC.3)

Identify vague pronoun references (8-CC.4)

Correct errors with subject-verb agreement (8-FF.1)

Correct errors with indefinite pronoun-verb agreement (8-FF.2)

Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense (8-GG.3)

Commas with nonrestrictive elements (8-MM.2)

Commas: review (8-NN.5)

Use semicolons and commas to separate clauses (8-OO.1)

Decide whether ellipses are used appropriately (8-PP.3)

Correct capitalization errors (8-QQ.1)

 

W.8.6

 

W.8.7

 

W.8.8

Determine the main idea (8-A.1)

Choose evidence to support a claim (8-K.3)

Identify supporting details in informational texts (8-K.4)

Identify supporting details in literary texts (8-K.5)

Recognize the parts of a Works Cited entry (MLA 7th edition) (8-P.1)

Recognize the parts of a Works Cited entry (MLA 8th edition) (8-P.2)

Use in-text citations with MLA formatting (8-P.3)

Identify plagiarism (8-P.4)

 

W.8.9

 

W.8.9.a

Determine the themes of short stories (8-B.2)

Compare passages for tone (8-C.3)

Analyze short stories (8-F.1)

Compare two texts with different genres (8-H.2)

Identify supporting details in literary texts (8-K.5)

 

W.8.9.b

Compare and contrast (8-D.1)

Read and understand informational passages (8-G.1)

Trace an argument (8-G.3)

Compare information from two texts (8-H.1)

Identify supporting details in informational texts (8-K.4)

 

W.8.10