Eighth Grade Curriculum
The area’s best Catholic and independent high schools actively recruit and offer scholarships to our eighth grade graduates, who leave us well prepared for a rigorous high school curriculum. After leading and succeeding at their respective high schools, our graduates go on to matriculate to the nation’s best colleges—demonstrating excellence long after their years at NFA.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
The Diary of Anne Frank - Anthology
Twelve Angry Men - Reginald Rose
This Is My America - Kim Johnson
Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare
Exercises in English - Level H
Student Choices for Independent Reading and subsequent book talks
Big Ideas Math: Algebra I, A Bridge To Success
Big Ideas Math: Algebra I Recoournal
Prodigy, XtraMath and IXL accounts.
RCL Benziger’s Blest Are We: Faith in Action - The Story of the Church
Elevate Science Textbook
History Alive Textbook
TCI Online Application
Varied fiction and nonfiction texts for extended learning, photo placards of various artifacts, videos.
El Mundo En Tus Manos: Comprehensible Current Event Articles published by The Comprehensible Classroom
Spanish-Language Music and Artist Biographies aligned with curriculum themes