Mrs. Taylor's Class

ELA 8 and ELA 8 PAP

Welcome to ELA class!

This year we will be studying the elements of language arts through unit themes. The themes we will be exploring are: fear and paranoia, sacrifice, prejudice, and social issues. Throughout the year, we will also be learning all of our TEKS in preparation for the STAAR Reading test.

Class Supplies

2 journals (composition notebooks)




Colored pen (grading, editing)

notebook paper

Colored pencils*


Glue stick*

*occasional use - notice will be given

ELA 8 Pre-AP Novel List

You may wish to purchase your own copy so that you may highlight and annotate during class.

Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury (begins end of August)

Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare

To Kill A Mockingbird - Harper Lee

(possible: Twelve Angry Men - Reginald Rose)

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Send a text to 81010

For ELA 8 - @elatay1

For ELA 8 PAP - @elatay2

Mrs. Dayna Taylor

Tison Middle School

Room 404

Conference period - 8:05-8:55

*please call to schedule an appointment