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8th Grade Gifted Language and Literature

The eighth grade gifted language and literature program emphasizes academic and intellectual growth and achievement as well as personal self-concept development, originality, creative freedom, and respect for others.

The course encourages higher level thinking and creativity in discussions, writing, and projects. The teachers maintain an environment in which students' thoughts and ideas are respected and valued along with those of the teachers.

The goals of the course include the development of thoughtful individuals who respectfully consider ideas and issues as reflected in literature and life.