Learn at Home: Grade 8 New York City Department of Education
Dear Eighth Grade Scholars,
We are facing difficult and unusual times right now with some schools closing for aweek. We recognize that a break in school may be a challenge for you and yourfamily. Even though your school is closed, you can use this time to continue learning.
To help stay on track for success:
Read from a book, magazine or newspaper in English or the language you speakat home
Write each day in English or the language you speak at home.
Participate in a fitness activity and/or a creative activity to keep your body andyour mind strong
Review your notes and books from school
Enlist the help of siblings, grandparents, or other family members and friends tomake your time learning at home fun
Share what you learn each day with your parent or caregiver
Choose TV shows and websites in English or the language you speak at home tofurther your learning
Suggested TV shows can be found at the back of this guide
Suggested websites can be found at
On the following pages, you will find a day-to-day guide for you to use to help stayorganized and on track for success. For additional resources and updated materials,go to: