Lightning Lit — Grade 8 Student Workbook



Second Edition

Please see the Lightning Lit Student’s Guide to find a complete description of this program. The Workbook gives students the chance to practice the skills and concepts learned in the lessons along with composition skills (writing from note cards, rewriting in your own words, etc.), thinking skills (e.g., differentiating fact from opinion, identifying bias), and grammar review (e.g., capitalization, pronouns and antecedents). There are also optional puzzles and extra challenges.

Students read in the following order:

  • “A Crazy Tale,” by G. K. Chesterton from Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children
  • Treasure Island by R. L. Stevenson
  • Various poems from Stories and Poems. . .
  • A Day of Pleasure by Isaac B. Singer
  • “Wakefield” a short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne from Stories and Poems. . .
  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  • Various poems from Stories and Poems. . .
  • The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • “Reflections” a short story by Lafcadio Hearn from Stories and Poems. . .
  • My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
  • Various poems from Stories and Poems. . .
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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