Eighth Grade

Major curriculum units of study for eighth grade core classes.


English/Language Arts

Analyzing Threads, Dialogue, and/or Events

Narrative: Memoir and/or Realistic Fiction

Evaluating Incidents, Events, Issues, and Stories

Argumentative: Personal Commentary and/or Position Paper

Synthesizing Literary Structures

Informational: Profile: Individual(s), Event(s), and/or Idea(s)

Reading for Problem-Based Inquiry and Research Design

Arguments of Problem-Based Inquiry and Research Design


Math 8

Reasoning with Equations

Transformations, Congruence, and Similarity

Exponents and Operations with Scientific Notation

Using Rational and Irrational Numbers

Graphing and Writing Linear Equations

Modeling Functions

Bivariate Statistics

Math Practices: Modeling


Math - Algebra 1

Reasoning with Equations and Inequalities

Modeling with Linear Functions

Introduction to Exponential Functions

Quadratic Functions and Polynomial Operations

Descriptive Statistics

Analyzing Functions

Algebraic Reasoning with Geometric Concepts


Math - Geometry

Expressing Geometric Properties with Equations


Similarity, Right Triangles, and Trigonometry

Quadrilaterals and Polygons

Probability and Statistics


Geometric Measurement and Dimension



Conservation of Mass

Variation and Diversity

Ecosystems: Climates and Influences

Motion is Relative

Our Place in Space

Work of Waves

Interactions of Weather & Climate


Social Studies - Early US History

America at the Beginning

Changes in a Young Nation

War from Within

Rebuilding a Nation

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