8th Grade

Reinforcing Skills; Preparing for High School

Calvert's 8th grade students build research and critical thinking skills necessary for high school

Can you imagine how the American Revolution would have unfolded if Samuel Adams had access to social media? How many people would have shown up for the Boston Tea Party?

Applying a 21st Century perspective and tools to the past, our accredited curriculum challenges 8th Graders to consider the implications of communications technology and the persuasive power of speech.

To solidify the skills needed to excel in high school, students will:

  • Sharpen historical thinking, analysis, and research skills while studying America’s history – from pre-history through westward expansion.
  • Develop more nuanced writing and literary analysis skills by examining the impact of tone and structure.
  • Reinforce math skills and concepts learned to-date while advancing to the study of functions; bi-variate data; and transformations, congruence, and similarity.
  • Deepen students’ understanding of the properties of sound, light, matter, and energy through virtual labs and digital simulations.

Calvert Learning provides an engaging learning experience for students

Created for schools to guide students in a virtual or blended learning setting, Calvert curriculum includes:

  • Quality texts and online resources from top education publishers.
  • Lesson Manuals with daily lesson plans and step-by-step instructions.
  • An online learning platform, the Calvert Teaching Navigator, that provides 24/7 access to texts, manuals, interactive activities, assessments, progress tracking tools, and more.

Calvert Learning offers curriculum to schools in 2 formats

Eighth grade is available in a Digital + Print Experience or in a Digital Experience. With the Digital + Print Experience, students will have access to online lessons with multimedia, interactive activities and assessments IN ADDITION to printed textbooks, workbooks and reading materials that complement learning. With our Digital Experience, students have access to the same texts and materials via e-textbooks and digital downloads.

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Calvert's 8th Grade Courses Include:

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    English Language Arts

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  • Social Studies

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    Middle School Career Explorations

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    Fitness Basics 2

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Have a question about Calvert Learning, our curriculum, support or services?

Call 1-844-507-5704 to speak to a Calvert representative.