Interactive Notebooks: Language Arts for eighth-grade is a fun way to teach and reinforce effective note-taking for students. Students become a part of the learning process with activities about textual evidence, literary devices, theme, analyzing argument, revision and editing, verb moods and more. This book will guide you through setting up, creating and maintaining interactive notebooks for skill-retention in the classroom. Students are encouraged to personalize interactive notebooks to fit their specific learning needs by creating fun, colorful pages for each topic. With this note-taking process, students will learn organization, color-coding, summarizing and other important skills while creating personalized portfolios of their individual learning that they can reference throughout the year. Aligned to meet current state standards, the 96-page book offers lesson plans to keep the process focused. Reproducibles are included to create notebook pages on a variety of topics.