8th Grade ELA

Last Updated: 10/8/2021 7:24 PM


Pacing Guide & Curriculum Guidance:



2021-2022 ELA Pacing Guide


Teacher Guidance

Curriculum Map

*This curriculum map has already been embedded / incorporated into the pacing guide above.*

Achievement Level Descriptors


1st Nine Weeks: Unit #1- Rites of Passage

2nd Nine Weeks: Unit #5- Invention

3rd Nine Weeks: Unit #3- What Matters

4th Nine Weeks: Unit #4- Human Intelligence


Georgia Milestones EOC Content Weights

  • Reading and Vocabulary:  53%
  • Writing and Language:  47%

8th ELA Assessment Items

Georgia Milestones 8th ELA EOG Resource/Study Guide

Georgia Milestones 8th  ELA EOG Assessment Guide

2015 Georgia Milestones Item and Scoring Samples

Achievement Level Descriptors (ALDs) 8th ELA


2 point Constructed Response Rubric

4 point Narrative Rubric

7 point Argumentative Rubric

7 point Informational/Explanatory Rubric

Rubric Conversion Scores

Teacher Resources: