Study Guide for 8th grade Language A Exam
Literature

Be prepared to discuss and apply Jungian archetypes and the Hero's Journey.

Be prepared to compare and contrast the epic to the bildungsroman

Grammar

Write correctly formed dependent and independent clauses

Punctuate compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences

 

SUBORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS

Subordinating Conjunctions are adverbs that begin Subordinate Clauses.

ON A WHITE BUS

 

is a mnemonic device to help you remember the subordinating

 

conjunctions.

O

 

: only if

 

N

 

: now that

 

A

 

: after, although, as

 

WH

 

: when, whereas, while, whenever

 

wherever, whether or not

I

 

: in case, if

 

T

 

: though

 

E

 

: even though, even if

 

B

 

: before, because

 

U

 

: until, unless

 

S

 

: since, so (that)