Sali – 8th Grade Sali - 8th GradeSali is an 8th grader at MS 131. In the 8th grade, students have many opportunities to challenge themselves. All students take Algebra, and students can opt into taking Living Environment or US History Regents as well. ELA ELA develops students are readers, writers, speakers and thinkers. Reading books from diverse authors, writing in multiple genres, and having rich discussions are hallmarks of our classes. Social Studies 8th Grade Social studies asks students to wrestle with the question of how closely America lives up to its ideals. With connection to current events, the students grapple with the past and its influence on our lives today. Out Lunch During lunch, students are able to go outside and eat at local restaurants, play in the park, and get some fresh air. Students need parental permission, and be in good standing in school to enjoy this privilege.