8th Grade » Curriculum

Curriculum

Science
  • The Scientific Method
  • Matter & Chemistry
  • Forensics
  • Earth Systems (human/ pollution)
  • Robotics/Engineering
 
Social Studies
  • USA history: 1750-present
  • Independence, slavery, reconstruction, immigration, urbanization
  • Junior Olympics: Anc. Greece
 
Mathematics
  • Linear functions & equations
  • Properties of geometric shapes
  • Summary/analysis of data sets
  • Inequalities
  • Irrational numbers, exponents
  • Congruence and similarity
 
Reading/Literature
  • Multiple Genres
  • Literary devices (ie, symbolism)
  • Summaries, reorganization, drawing conclusions
  • Generalize beyond text
  • Contemporary/traditional works
 
Spelling/Writing
  • Grade level grammar and spelling
  • Writer’s Workshop: Editorial commentary, Political Essay, Historical Fiction, Literary Essay, Letters, Poetry, Multi- Genre Projects
 
Religion
  • You Are the Chosen People
  • Church History