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Grade 8 Language Arts, Switched-On Schoolhouse

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Ensure students master critically important communication skills with Switched On Schoolhouse's language arts curriculum. Sequential instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking are taught in integrated reading and writing units during the elementary grades; middle-school and high-school students work on individual skills unit by unit. This interactive, multi-media filled program also integrates special topics such as visual media, study and research skills, book reports, and other practical themes.

SOS Language Arts Grade 8 teaches Speaking and Writing Skills, including punctuation, literature, word usage, reading skills, listening, spelling, and more.

Switched-On Schoolhouse Features:

  • The ability to save projects to your computer and upload to the SOS database when finished
  • Automatic grading for 80-95% of student work (parents grade essays, paragraph essays and projects)
  • Multiple reports, from format report cards and transcripts to quick daily activity reports
  • Customizable scheduling and easy re-scheduling
  • Text-to-Speech functionality for students to read along while hearing the text; many audio/video files have written transcripts available as well
  • The ability to create your own course or assignment
  • Alternate quizzes and tests
  • Reading and Activity Logs to track activities and books read
  • Attendance tracking
  • Print capabilities for schoolwork done away from the computer-just enter their answers into SOS once you're at home!

SOS System Requirements:Windows RT and Windows XP are NOT supported.Vista users MUST have Service Pack 2 installed prior to installation. Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 & 8.1 users are strongly recommended to meet the optimal performance requirements. Only English Language versions of Microsoft are supported.

Windows Vista Service Pack 2Windows 7, 8, 8.1 & 10Microsoft IE 8 or higherMicrosoft IE 8 or higher1.4 GHz or higher processor; 2 GHz for optimal performance.1.4 GHz or higher processor; Dual core processor for optimal performance.1 GB RAM (2GB for 64 bit); 4 GB for optimal performance.2 GB RAM; 4 GB for optimal performance (2GB for 32 bit)3 GB Hard Drive Space; 10 GB for optimal performance.3 GB Hard Drive Space; 10 GB for optimal performance. CD-ROM DriveCD-ROM DriveAdobe ReaderAdobe ReaderPrinter RecommendedPrinter Recommended1024 x 768 or higher monitor1024 x 768 or higher monitor



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