Mrs. Lenora Douglas
8th Grade Teacher
423-623-3811 Ext. 237

Courses Taught:

English/Language Arts, 8

Mrs. Lenora Douglas
Academic Biography

Lincoln Memorial University

Educational Specialist in Instructional Leadership (Ed.S.)


Carson-Newman College

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction; Teaching English as a Second Language, K-12 (M.Ed.)

Bachelor of Arts in English; Secondary Education, 7-12 (B.A.) 


I have been teaching grade 8 English/Language Arts at Newport Grammar School since 2003.  Not only do I hope to prepare my students to be successful readers, writers, and communicators, but also I hope to inspire them to appreciate the art and craft of the written word.  -L. Douglas



This Week in ELA



  • The Weak Shall Inherit the Gym
  • Position on Dodgeball


Learning Objectives

RI.8.8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; recognize when irrelevant evidence is introduced.

RI.8.9 Analyze a case in which two or more texts provide conflicting information on the same topic and identify where the texts disagree on matters of fact or interpretation.


Important Links


To check out details regarding this week's ELA assignments, click on Google Classroom 


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