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English
1st 6 weeks: Literary Terms/Short Stories and Parts of Speech
2nd 6 weeks: Literary Devices/Short Stories and Sentence Structure
3rd 6 weeks: Personal Narrative and Novel Unit
4th 6 weeks: Common Grammar mistakes and Novel Unit/Research Process/Research Paper
5th 6 weeks: Drama/Poetry/Expository Writing
6th 6 weeks: Novel Unit/Persuasive Writing/Rhetorical Devices
History
• 1st 6 Weeks: Exploration & Colonization
• 2nd 6 Weeks: Cause of Revolution & Revolution
• 3rd 6 Weeks: Constitution & Government
• 4th 6 Weeks: Washington’s Admin through Monroe’s Admin & Industrial Revolution
• 5th 6 Weeks: Jacksonian Democracy, Manifest Destiny, TX Indep, MX War, Reform, Immigration & Abolition
• 6th 6 Weeks: Civil War & Reconstruction
Science
1st 6 weeks: Lab Safety & Physics
2nd 6 weeks: Dynamic Earth, Topography, & Climate
3rd 6 weeks: Astronomy
4th 6 weeks: Chemistry
5th 6 weeks: Ecology & Human Impact
6th 6 weeks: Projects
PreAlgebra
1st 6 weeks:
Integers, fractions, decimals
Identify equivalent decimals, fractions & percents
Convert between fractions, decimals & percents
Compare & order fractions, decimals & percents
Perfect, nonperfect squares, positive, negative exponents
Irrational numbers, standard, expanded & scientific notation
Problem situations, problem solutions
2nd 6 weeks:
Algebraic equations, Algebraic representations
Verbal descriptions, expressions, order of operations
Nth term expression, pattern, table, list
Labels & units for a solution
Unit/measurement conversions
Proportions/proportional relationship
Customary/metric conversions
Estimation
Sales tax, discounts, tips, commissions, percent increases/decreases, interest
Scale drawings, scale factor
3rd 6 weeks:
Rational numbers in proportional problems
Labels/units
Constant from a table & problem situation
Sales tax, discounts, tips, commissions, percent increases/decreases, interest
Estimate
Corresponding sides to similar figures
Proportions for missing measurements
Proportions for scale drawings
Scale factor for missing measurements
4 quadrants & points
Plot rational number in 4 quadrants
Graph figures on coordinate plane
Linear equations
X & Y axes
Horizontal & vertical figures
90, 180, 270, 360 rotations
Dilation of a figure
Prime notations
Sides/angles on dilated figures & originals
Dependent/independent axes labels
Positive/negative/no correlation trends of scatter plots
Line plots, line graphs, stem & leaf plots, circle graphs, bar graphs, box & whisker plots, histograms & Venn Diagrams
Biased sampling because of method of collecting data
Misuse of graphs
Mean, median, mode & range
Outliers
Central Tendency
4th 6 weeks:
Geometric terms, triangles, quadrilaterals
Irrational numbers with Pythagorean Theorem
Right triangle, legs, hypotenuse
Properties of two dimensional figures
Perimeter, circumference, area, or missing dimension
Top, front, side of three dimensional figure
Surface area, volume
Lateral & total surface area
5th 6 weeks:
Dependent event, independent event, sampling
Theoretical & experimental probability
Twostep equations
Variables
Formulate equations
6th 6 weeks:
Choosing the correct solution or linear equation
Multistep equations
Add, subtract, multiply polynomials
Order & degree of polynomials
Distributive property
Algebra
1st 6 weeks:
Writing expressions & equations
Order of operations
Open sentences
Properties
Number systems
Solving equations with variableson both sides with distribution
Solving literal equations
2nd 6 weeks:
Representing relations
Representing Functions
Domain & range of discrete functions
Linear functions
Equations with tables
Arithmetic sequences
Interpret graphs
Linear Parent
Rate of change & slope
Slope & direct variation
Graphing linear equations
Writing equations in slopeintercept form
Scatter plots & line of best fit
Parallel & perpendicular lines
Find domain & range of continuous functions
3rd 6 weeks
:
Onestep inequalities
Multistep inequalities
Graph inequalities on number line
Intersections
Domain & range of continuous/discrete functions
4th 6 weeks
:
Graphing systems of equations
Solving systems using substitution & elimination
Application of systems
Multiplying monomials
Monomials raised to a power
Dividing monomials
Polynomials (degree, descending order) (adding/subtracting)
Multiplying a polynomial by a monomial
Multiplying binomials
5th 6 weeks
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Prime factorization & GCF
Factoring trinomials
6th 6 weeks
:
Quadratic parent function
Graphing quadratics
Solving quadratics by graphing & factoring
Simplifying radicals
Solving quadratics using quadratic formula
Exponential growth & decay
Inverse variation
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English
History
• 1st 6 Weeks: Exploration & Colonization
• 2nd 6 Weeks: Cause of Revolution & Revolution
• 3rd 6 Weeks: Constitution & Government
• 4th 6 Weeks: Washington’s Admin through Monroe’s Admin & Industrial Revolution
• 5th 6 Weeks: Jacksonian Democracy, Manifest Destiny, TX Indep, MX War, Reform, Immigration & Abolition
• 6th 6 Weeks: Civil War & Reconstruction
Science
PreAlgebra
1st 6 weeks:
 Integers, fractions, decimals
 Identify equivalent decimals, fractions & percents
 Convert between fractions, decimals & percents
 Compare & order fractions, decimals & percents
 Perfect, nonperfect squares, positive, negative exponents
 Irrational numbers, standard, expanded & scientific notation
 Problem situations, problem solutions
2nd 6 weeks: Algebraic equations, Algebraic representations
 Verbal descriptions, expressions, order of operations
 Nth term expression, pattern, table, list
 Labels & units for a solution
 Unit/measurement conversions
 Proportions/proportional relationship
 Customary/metric conversions
 Estimation
 Sales tax, discounts, tips, commissions, percent increases/decreases, interest
 Scale drawings, scale factor
3rd 6 weeks: Rational numbers in proportional problems
 Labels/units
 Constant from a table & problem situation
 Sales tax, discounts, tips, commissions, percent increases/decreases, interest
 Estimate
 Corresponding sides to similar figures
 Proportions for missing measurements
 Proportions for scale drawings
 Scale factor for missing measurements
 4 quadrants & points
 Plot rational number in 4 quadrants
 Graph figures on coordinate plane
 Linear equations
 X & Y axes
 Horizontal & vertical figures
 90, 180, 270, 360 rotations
 Dilation of a figure
 Prime notations
 Sides/angles on dilated figures & originals
 Dependent/independent axes labels
 Positive/negative/no correlation trends of scatter plots
 Line plots, line graphs, stem & leaf plots, circle graphs, bar graphs, box & whisker plots, histograms & Venn Diagrams
 Biased sampling because of method of collecting data
 Misuse of graphs
 Mean, median, mode & range
 Outliers
 Central Tendency
4th 6 weeks: Geometric terms, triangles, quadrilaterals
 Irrational numbers with Pythagorean Theorem
 Right triangle, legs, hypotenuse
 Properties of two dimensional figures
 Perimeter, circumference, area, or missing dimension
 Top, front, side of three dimensional figure
 Surface area, volume
 Lateral & total surface area
5th 6 weeks: Dependent event, independent event, sampling
 Theoretical & experimental probability
 Twostep equations
 Variables
 Formulate equations
6th 6 weeks:Algebra
1st 6 weeks:
2nd 6 weeks:
 Representing relations
 Representing Functions
 Domain & range of discrete functions
 Linear functions
 Equations with tables
 Arithmetic sequences
 Interpret graphs
 Linear Parent
 Rate of change & slope
 Slope & direct variation
 Graphing linear equations
 Writing equations in slopeintercept form
 Scatter plots & line of best fit
 Parallel & perpendicular lines
 Find domain & range of continuous functions
3rd 6 weeks:4th 6 weeks:
5th 6 weeks:
6th 6 weeks: