8th Grade Online Courses
Eighth-grade is an exciting time as students become increasingly independent with their studies and begin to take more responsibility for their learning. Our extensive and proven curriculum has been continually refined for years and is among the best available. All courses are taught by highly qualified teachers who care about your success. School operates year round and coursework can be done 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.
Our program inspires and motivates you to acquire the skills you need to succeed in high school and beyond. As a student in our online middle school, you are encouraged to take the lead in your studies and are held to high standards as you move toward your high school years.
Our program allows you to complete a full middle school curriculum or take individual courses to supplement a traditional or homeschool education. You will learn at your own pace in a secure, nurturing, bully-free environment that allows you to focus on your studies and build friendships.
You'll experience a genuine commitment to your academic progress with individual support that is second to none. Your teachers are professional educators who care about you and are here to help you maximize your potential. They believe in pro-active communication and are available to you and your parents through instant messaging, voice, or video.
American High School's middle school program operates year round. Coursework can be done 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. Classes include teachers, lessons, projects, homework, class discussions, and tests.
Our online learning environment encourages exceptional critical thinking skills, develops curious minds, fosters ambition and leadership, and builds service-focused character. Our middle school program is at the forefront of effective learning technology. We incorporate the latest proven innovations into our online platform to ensure your success.
8th Grade Curriculum
Basic 8th Grade Curriculum (Non Customized)
|English||Language Arts Grade 8|
|Math||Pre-Algebra Grade 8|
|Science||Physical Science Grade 8|
|Social Studies||U.S. History Grade 8|
8th Grade Course Descriptions
Language Arts Grade 8
In these classes, the students will study vocabulary, literature, grammar, research, internet usage, speech, and writing. The students will read novels in class for literary study; they will also read books and take tests to develop comprehension skills. The speeches and writings will be research based with appropriate documentation.
Pre-Algebra Grade 8
This course includes the basic study of percent applications, exponents, scientific notation, metrics, multi-step problems, lowest common multiples, greatest common factors, fractions, decimals, graphing, geometry, probability and statistics and two variables equations in algebra.
Physical Science Grade 8
The eighth grade program looks at the Physical Sciences of chemistry and physics. Here, the major topics are matter and energy, and how they can be changed for the good of man. Subjects covered include the structure of matter, the atom, motion, energy, simple machines, magnetism, waves, light sound, and energy resources.
US History Grade 8
The eighth grade social studies course is the second part of a two-year survey of United States history. It focuses on the period from 1860 to the present. The changing economic and social structure of the United States in the twentieth century is explored and evaluated. Special emphasis is placed on the evolving role of America as a global military and economic power and the effect of this development on our domestic political agenda, Effort is made to create interdisciplinary lesson plans that coincide with literature concurrently studied in English classes.
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