1st - Reading/Writing workshop, personal narrative, sentence construction, plot analysis, and start Greek/Latin roots

2nd – Point of View (1st and 3rd), literature elements, autobiography, fiction, expository, writing process, transitions and parts of speech, homophones, theme, author’s purpose, setting

3rd – poetry and figurative language, sentence structure, drama analysis, speaker’s purpose in speech

4th – expository texts, arguments and counter-arguments, persuasive essays, letter writing, multi-paragraph essays, research

EnglishHistory• 1st 6 Weeks – Geography, Native Texans & Exploration

• 2nd 6 Weeks – Spanish Settlement & Government

• 3rd 6 Weeks – Colonization & Texas Revolution

• 4th 6 Weeks – Republic of Texas, Statehood, Civil War/Reconstruction

• 5th 6 Weeks – Frontier Wars, Industrialization: Cattle, Cotton, Railroads, Oil

• 6th 6 Weeks – Progressivism, WWI, Great Depression, WWII, & Modern Texas

ScienceMath1st 6 Weeks

- Absolute value, integers, models, algorithms
- Positive and negative fractions
- Fractions & mixed numbers with and without common denominators
- Positive & negative decimals
- Rational numbers
- Powers & exponents
- Square & square root models
- Square roots without models
- square roots for irrational numbers
- Scientific Notation

2nd 6 Weeks- Arithmetic sequence (dn +no = nth) (common difference (d) times
- the position number (n) + value of the zero term
- (no) = the value of the term)

- Algebraic expressions
- Distributive Property
- Verbal equations to algebraic equations
- One step equations with and w/o models
- One step equations from a problem situation
- Two step equations with and w/o models
- Two step equations from a problem situation
- Ratios, rates, Unit Rates (“best buy”)
- Proportional & Non-Proportional Relationships
- Rate of change
- Solving proportions
- Similar figures
- Indirect measurement
- Scale drawings & Scale factor
- Unit conversions within the same system (customary and metric)

3rd 6 Weeks- Proportional & Non-Proportional Relationships
- Indirect measurement
- Percent proportion, percent equation & percent of change
- Quadrants, points on the coordinate plane
- Translations, reflections & dilations
- Table of values with a graphed line
- Measures of Central Tendency to include mean, median and mode
- Biased representation of the data
- Best representation of the data
- Measures of Variation to include: Upper quartile
- Lower quartile, Inter-quartile range & range

4th 6 Weeks- Box & Whisker Plots
- Frequency Tables
- Line Plot, Stem & Leaf Plot
- Bar Graph & Histogram, circle graph, Venn Diagram
- Scatter Plots, Misleading/Select appropriate graphs
- Simple Probability, counting methods, sample space
- Sampling, composite events
- Experimental/Theoretical Probability
- Complementary/Supplementary Angles
- Classify Triangles/Quadrilaterals
- Properties of Triangles/Quadrilaterals
- Perimeter, circumference & area
- Area to include: squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangles, trapezoids, & circles

5th 6 Weeks- Perimeter, circumference, area (squares, rectangles, parallelograms, triangles, trapezoids, & circles)
- Work backwards to find missing dimensions (perimeter, circumference, and area)
- Pythagorean Theorem
- Polyhedron attributes, nets & views
- Lateral/Total Surface Area to include: prisms, pyramids & cylinders
- Volume (triangular/rectangular prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones & spheres)
- Dimensional Change (surface area & volume)
- Work backwards to find missing dimensions (surface area & volume)

6th 6 Weeks