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Grade 8 Curriculum

English

Ch 1. Pronouns, Adverbs & Infinitives
Ch 2. Spelling Basics
Ch 3. Punctuation & Capitalization
Ch 4. Sentences: Types & Parts
Ch 5. Revising Writing
Ch 6. Reading Strategies Overview
Ch 7. Reading Comprehension & Response
Ch 8. Reading & Interpreting Visuals
Ch 9. Literary Elements & Devices
Ch 10. Reading & Writing Informational Texts
Ch 11. Reading & Writing Persuasive Texts
Ch 12. Reading & Writing Poetry
Ch 13. 8th Grade Reading Practice: Flowers for Algernon
Ch 14. 8th Grade Reading Practice: Anne Frank – The Diary of a Young Girl

Maths

Ch 1. Number Systems & Theory
Ch 2. Problem-Solving in Real World Math
Ch 3. Algebraic Expressions & Equations
Ch 4. Graphing Lines & Inequalities
Ch 5. Proportional Relationships & Linear Equations
Ch 6. 6th-8th Grade Algebra: Systems of Linear Equations
Ch 7. Graphical Transformations
Ch 8. Geometry of Congruent & Similar Figures
Ch 9. Geometry & Properties of Triangles
Ch 10. Geometry of Three-Dimensional Objects
Ch 11. Evaluating & Calculating Probability
Ch 12. Measuring & Graphing Statistical Distributions

Social Studies

Ch 1. The Age of Discovery in the Americas
Ch 2. European Colonization of America
Ch 3. The American Revolution Overview
Ch 4 Creation of the U S. Government
Ch 5. Early Years of the American Republic
Ch 6. The Age of Jefferson
Ch 7. The Jacksonian Era
Ch 8. 19th Centurv American Expansion
Ch 9. American Reform Movements of the 19th Century
Ch 10. Causes of the Civil War
Ch 11. American Civil War (1861-1865)
Ch 12. Reconstruction Period Overview
Ch 13. American & the Second Industrial Revolution
Ch 14. American Imperialism & Progressivism
Ch 15. World War 1
Ch 16. The Roaring Twenties in America
Ch 17. The Great Depression & The New Deal Overview
Ch 18. America During World War Il
Ch 19 America & the Cold War Era
Ch 20. 1970’S American Movements & Presidents
Ch 21. America from 1980 to 2012

Physical Science

Ch 1. Motion & Forces
Ch 2. Structure of Matter
Ch 3. Earth in the Solar System
Ch 4. Reactions
Ch 5. Using the Periodic Table
Ch 6. Periodic Table
Ch 7. Chemistry of Living Systems
Ch 8. Density and Buoyancy
Ch 9. Investigation & Experimentation in Physical Science

Earth Science

Ch 1. Human Interactions with the Environment
Ch 2. Earth’s Structure
Ch 3. Fossils & Dating Methods
Ch 4. Geologic Processes
Ch 5. Water Movement & Processes
Ch 6. Wind, Clouds & Earth’s Atmosphere
Ch 7. Climate, Weather & Weather Formations
Ch 8. Solar Energy & Radiation
Ch 9. Astronomical Units & Tools
Ch 10. Our Solar System
Ch 11. Celestial Motion & Gravity
Ch 12. Stars & Galaxies
Ch 13. The Sun, the Moon & Earth
Ch 14. Understanding the Universe
 

World History

Ch 1. Paleolithic Era to the Agricultural Revolution 
Ch 2. Civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt & Kush
Ch 3. The Ancient Hebrews
Ch 4 Ancient Greek Civilization
Ch 5. Early Civilization in India
Ch 6 The Roman Republic
Ch 7. The Roman Empire and Cultural Legacies
Ch 8. Islamic Civilizations in the Middle Ages
Ch 9. China in the Middle Ages
Ch 10. Medieval Japan
Ch 11. Medieval Europe
Ch 12. Renaissance Europe
Ch 13. The Reformation in Europe
Ch 14. The Scientific Revolution
Ch 15. The Enlightenment
Ch 16. Europe and the Age of Exploration