Academics
Middle School

Eighth Grade Curriculum

Our Curriculum

List of 8 items.

  • Language Arts

    • Literature-based program using American novels, the short story, fiction, and non-fiction
    • Contextual Vocabulary
    • Extensive grammar review: parts of speech, clauses, phrases, and types of sentences
    • Composition: emphasis on persuasive writing
    • Vocabulary Workshop
    • Great Books Research Project
  • Mathematics: Algebra

     
    • Integers and rational numbers
    • Inequalities
    • Exponents and polynomials
    • Graphs and linear equations
    • Inequalities and absolute values
    • Rational expressions and equations
    • Radical expressions and equations
    • Relations and functions
    • Quadratic equations
  • Science: Integrated Physics and Chemistry

    Integrated Chemistry + Physics (McGraw Hill)

    Chemistry
    
    • Matter, kinetic theory, forces in fluids, gas laws
    • Classification of matter, properties, and changes
    • Atomic Theory: Bohr Model and electron configuration
    • Periodic Table
    • Chemical bonds and formulas
    • Chemical reactions
    • Law of Conservation of Mass: Moles and Molar Mass
    • Solutions and solubility
    • Acids, bases, salts and pH

      Physics
      • Standards of Measure, Measurements and Graphing 
      • Scientific Method
      • Kinematics: velocity, momentum, and acceleration
      • Newton's Law of Motion
      • Methods of heat transfer
      • Electricity and magnetism
      • Waves, sound, and light
      • Social Studies Curriculum: American History, Part 2

        United States History: Civil War to the Present (Holt McDougal)
        • 1877 through 20th Century
        • Texas History integrated into the U.S history units
        • Geography
        • Map Skills
        • Field Trip to Washington D.C.
      • Spanish

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        • Year 3 of high school Spanish 1 curriculum
        • More complex structures Introduction of new tenses and grammar concepts
        • Emphasis on oral proficiency and communication skills
        • Cultures of Spain and Latin America
      • Religion

        All 8th graders take one semester of Religion
        • Study of Christianity
        • Study of World Religions
      • Physical Education

          • Team Athletics - Soccer, Volleyball, Tennis, Basketball, Softball, Cross Country, Golf
          • Track and Field
          • Cooperative Activities 
          • Physical fitness - mile run
        • Technology

          • Keyboarding
          • Google Apps 
          • Digital citizenship
             
             
               
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