8th Grade Curriculum Maps

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Reading 

The Prentice Hall Literature series is organized around Big and Essential Questions based on the Understanding by Design framework.  Students frequently revisit these questions throughout lesson activities to deepen their understanding of universal themes.  Explicit instruction of reading skills and strategies are taught as students explore classic and contempoary literature.  Additionally, students engage in a variety of vocabulary-builing activities throughout each unit.

Writing 

Prentice Hall Writing Coach unlocks the writer in every child utilizing a grammar program that uses print and digital tools to help students grow into confident, independent writers.

Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3

 



Holt Algebra 1 Math 8 

Throughout the school-year, students will focus on gaining an understanding of Principles of Algebra; Rational Numbers; Graphs, Functions, and Sequences; Exponents and Roots; Ratios, Proportions, and Similarities; Percents; Foundations of Geometry; Perimeter, Area and Volume; Data and Statistics; Probablility; Multi-Step Equations and Inequalities; Graphing Lines; Sequences and Functions; Polynomials.

  Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3

 

Online Math Textbook

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Homework Helper:

Instructional videos and interactive problems for each lesson 


 

essentials  Algebra A - Essentials for Algebra 

This course provides essential knowledge students need to tackle Algebra.  Students will master essential pre-algebra content and gain an understanding of introductory concepts found in traditional Algebra I courses through direct instruction.

  


 

Holt Algebra 1  Algebra I 

This course provides students with opportunities to continue their study of patterns and relationships, formalizing thier knowledge, learning to use symbolic notation and connecting their understanding to the real world.

Trimester 1 Trimester 2 Trimester 3

 

Homework Helper:

Instructional videos and interactive problems for each lesson 

 

All curriculum maps are based on approximate time lines.  Some units/topics may take more or less time than planned based on regular formative assessments to guide the learning needs of our students.