Objectives and standards can be challenging for students to understand. “I Can” statements are a student friendly alternative. This pack contains “I Can” statements for each of the 8th grade ELA Common Core Standards. Each statement is approximately 4 1/4 X 11” and will fit nicely into a small pocket chart. Print this set on 8.5 X11” letter size paper and cut into strips. To add durability, print on card stock and / or laminate.
The Common Core ELA Grade 8 I Can Statements are color coded:
RED - Reading Literature
PURPLE - Reading Informational Text
ORANGE - Writing
BLUE - Listening & Speaking
YELLOW - Language
The standard codes are displayed at the bottom left hand corner of each “I Can” statement.
Display the “I Can” statements that are the focus of learning for the day, week or quarter. When standards have been mastered by most students, post on classroom bulletin board or walls. Review often and bring attention to “I Can” statements frequently.
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