Here is a Pacing Guide for Grade 8 Language Arts, aligned with Common Core Standards. This Pacing Guide spans four nine weeks marking periods and is easily adaptable and provides a clear, detailed, and comprehensive scaffold for lesson planning while ensuring that content adheres to CCSS.
Focus and Skills
Major Literary Works
Supplemental Literary Works
CCSS for Reading, Writing, Speaking & Listening
Student Learning Targets for Reading, Writing, Speaking & Listening