STUDENTS GROW AND THRIVE
IN A FUN LEARNING
- All Middle School teachers meet the Ohio Standards for Highly Qualified Teacher status in the subject areas they teach and are committed to providing quality instructional activities and lessons for students.
- ECOT provides a team approach to learning, where students receive the attention of two teachers in each Middle School grade level.
- ECOT works to identify and meet the personal needs of each student, offering individualized assistance for students through the LIFT program, as well as enrichment activities for advanced students.
he eighth grade language arts course is designed to give students a background and understanding of both fiction and nonfiction, including novels, short stories, informational texts, visual texts, digital media, drama, and poetry with increasing levels of rigor and text complexity within the grade eight Lexile band. This course places a strong emphasis on the development of literacy skills. Students will develop critical reading skills and will engage in argumentative, informational, and narrative writing tasks that will require them to utilize the writing process and Standard English writing conventions. Students will expand their research skills and use text-based evidence in their writing and discussions. Speaking and listening skills will also be applied throughout the course.