Alcott Middle School Curriculum Matrix
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The Curriculum Matrix provides a quick, general, overview of course activities at Alcott and an approximation of the course schedule.  A detailed course description can be found at NPS curriculum documents.  Course content may vary slightly a well as the scheduled time of presentation.  Report broken or inaccurate links to Mr. Burris.  Links to the internet are for supplemental information only and are subject to change. No responsibility taken for internet links. Check current revision year at top of each column.                                 

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Month
                  6th              
Social Studies

07-08
SS Teachers/(PASS)
              6th              
Math
06-07
Math Teachers/(PASS)
              6th              
Language Arts
05-06
LA Teachers/(PASS)
               6th              
Science
07-08
Sci. Teachers
               6th                
Art
05-06
Knippenberg
               6th               
Band
05-06
McKinney
               6th               
Computers
05-6
Guy
               6th                
Current Events
05-6
Barr/McHale
               6th               
Creative Comm.
05-06
Slayton
               6th                
Family & Cons. Sci.
05-6
Sieber
               6th               
Foreign Language
07-08
Robinson
               6th               
Health
06-07
Hale
               6th                
Orchestra
07-08
Shelley
               6th               
P. E.
05-06
Hecox
               6th               
P. E.
06-07
Hale
               6th               
Speech & Drama
06-07
Mimms
               6th                
Vocal Music
07-08
Lucas
 1st Semester                7th                
Soc. Studies./Geog.
07-08
SS Teachers/(PASS)
               7th                
Math
07-08
MathTeachers/PASS)
               7th                
Language Arts
07-08
LA Teachers
               7th                
Science
07-08
Sci. Teachers
               7th           
Art
05-06
Knippenberg
               7th                
Band
05-6
McKinney
               7th                
Foreign Language
0
7-08
Robinson
               7th                
Creative Comm.

05-6
Todd
               7th                
Computers
05-6
Guy
7th
CurrentEvents
06-7
Baber
               7th                
Family & Cons. Sci.
05-6
Sieber
               7th                
Boys P. E.
05-06
Hecox
               7th              
Girls P. E.
06-07
Hale
               7th                
Health
05-06
Hecox
               7th                
Health
06-07
Hale
               7th                
Orchestra
07-08
Shelley
7th
ServiceLearning
05-6
Barrett
              7th               
Speech & Drama
06-07
Mimms
               7th                
Vocal Music

07-08
Lucas
 1st Semester                 8th                 
Social Studies
07-08
SS Teachers/(P.A.S.S)
               8th                
Math
07-08
Math Teachers
               8th                
Language Arts
07-08
LA Teachers
               8th                
Science
07-08
Sci. Teachers
               8th                
Algebra I

07-08
Hollingsworth/Griffith
               8th                
Art
05-06
Knippenberg
               8th                
Band
05-6
McKinney
               8th                
Computers
05-6
Guy
               8th                
Creative Comm
.
05-6
Slatten
               8th                
Family & Cons. Sci.
05-6
Sieber
               8th                
Orchestra
07-08
Shelley
               8th                
P. E. (boys)
05-06
Hecox
               8th                
P. E. (girls)
06-07
Hale
               8th                
Health
05-06
Hecox
               8th                
Vocal Music

07-08
Lucas
               8th                
ServiceLearning
05-6
Grega
               8th                
Spanish I
07-08
Robinson
             8th               
Speech & Drama
06-07
Mimms
               8th                
Yearbook
05-6
York
 1st Semester
 August  August  August  August  August  August  August  August  August  August  August  August  August  August  August  August  August

 August
 August  August  August  August August  August   August August  August  August  August  August  August August 

 August
August  August  August   August

 August
 August August  August  August  August   August August  August  August   August August  August  August  August  August  August  August  August   August  August August 

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-Geography Pre-Test/Geography

-Continents and
     Oceans

-Whole Number Review

Ext- Whole number review
          

Class Room Management
Capitalization -Capitalization rules
The Twelve Words
Introduce Reading Logs/Vocabulary Logs
Introduce Spelling/Vocabulary

-What is Science?
-Course Orientation
- Science information
letter sent home.
- 6th Grade Science
Concept web available
for parents.
-Piaget Testing
determine how the
children think -
concretely or abstractly
Recommended Links:
www.sciencedirect.com

-Line: Center of interest (Focal Point)
-Color Wheel value, compliments.

-Fundamentals
 Playing and   Reading

-Keyboarding
Students learn to  operate the  alphabetic  keyboard by touch. -Begin to build a  foundation for  writing at the  keyboard.
-Software: Mavis  Beacon.

-Intro to course
-Using newspapers as a resource for current events
-Newspaper unit
-Learn parts of a newspaper
Create a news story

Poetry Unit

You are Unique (Self-concept)

-Intro to alphabet
-Greetings
-Pronunciation
-Compare & contrast greetings in Spanish-speaking countries to U. S.
-Oral Presentations

-Three components of health

-Health collage

-Review Muller Rusch      Book I
-Rhythm A Week Book      (RAW)

Presidential Fitness
testing

-Fitness Testing

-Croquet

Group Building/Get to know you activities, classroom Rules and Procedures.
"All About Me Collage and Presentation"
Communication with self and others:

Self-Concept, Communication and the self,
Improving Self-Concept

 -Intro to:
-Sight sing
Learn basic sight sing and and music theory
-Theory
Review classroom procedures
-Choral
Review basic singing techniques and how to follow music


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-5 themes of geography

-References skills      textbook
    atlas
    almanac

- Aug/Sept:

-Chapter 1 "Looking at the Earth"
-Chapter 2 "Water, Climate, and Vegetation"
-Chapter 3 "The World's People"

-Math
Introduction to Integers
     
-Ext
     Expressions and
    Integers

-Classroom Community Poetry

-Autobiography

-Introduction to Scientific Method, Graphing and variables.
For a collection of sites about the scientific method, go to the Internet Public Library

Glencoe Science Level Green Okla. edition link (see teacher for password and ID user name) Unit One Graphing

-Sketching, cartooning (weekly ongoing)
-Line, rhythm
-tabby weave (texture)

-Review   fundamentals
-Establish warm-ups

-Review of 6th grade.
- Extend Conversation Skills of Greetings and Goodbyes.
-Saying where you're from.
- #'s 0-1,000,
-Telling Time,
-Oral Presentation.

-Intro to verbal & non-verbal communication

KEYBOARDING Students learn to operate the alphabetic keyboard by touch. Drill & practice to develop speed & accuracy. Reinforce writing at the keyboard.
Software: Typing Time
Learning dot Com: Online curriculum technology integration helps students develop technology skills and then use those skills for enhanced learning across the curriculum

 

Personal
Best (Grooming, Laundry, Posture, etc.)

-Presidential fitness      testing

-Nutrition

-Fitness Testing

-Croquet

 First Aid Training:
Natural Disaster Emergencies

-3 components of health

-Health Collage

-Review Rhythm A      Week (RAW) &
    Muller Rusch
     Book II

"What is service learning?"


Children's Books for 2nd Graders
Recycling

Group Building/Get to know you activities, Classroom Rules and Procedures.
"All About Me Collage and Presentation"

The Communication Process

Elements of Communication

 -Intro to:
-Sight sing
Learn basic sight sing and and music theory
-Theory
Review classroom procedures
-Choral
Review basic singing techniques and how to follow music


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French and Indian War
-Explain the political and economic consequences of the war.

-Government Review

- Algebraic Expressions

- Order of Operations

- Writing Portfolios

- Journals

- Short Story: Flowers for Algernon

- Gates Test

-Lab Safety

-Properties of Matter

- Algebraic Expressions

- Order of Operations

-Sketching, cartooning (weekly ongoing)
-Line, rhythm
-Center of interest (Picasso)

 -Establish warm-ups

-Review   fundamentals

KEYBOARDING Drill & practice to develop speed & accuracy in touch typing.

Type using all of the alphabet & punctuation keys at a minimum rate of 30 PLUS words a minute.

Software: Typing Time

-Get-acquainted
     activity
-Non-verbal communications

-Families:
  Types
  Stages
  Changes
  Crisis

-Review Muller Rusch
     Book III

Presidential
Fitness Testing
Nutrition

-Fitness Testing

-Croquet

 First Aid Training:
Natural Disaster Emergencies

-Intro to sightsinging and music theory (Review sigh sing technique book and music theory technique book).
Basic singing (Review basic singing techniques and how to follow music)

 

"What is service learning?"

-A review of 6th and 7th grade Spanish; greetings, weather, body parts,
-#'s to a million,
-Oral Presentations.

Group Building/Get to know you activities, Classroom Rules and Procedures.
"All About Me Collage and Presentation"

Elements of Communication

Four Types of Communication Situations
-Interpersonal
-Public
-Group
-Interpretive

Develop theme


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September Social Studies 6
September
Math 6
September
Language Arts 6
September
Science 6
September
Art 6
September
Band 6
September
Computers 6
September
Current Events 6
September
Creative Comm. 6
September
Family&Cons Sci 6
September
Foreign Lang 6
September
Health 6
September
Orchestra 6
September
P. E. 6
September
P. E. 6
September
Speech & Drama
September
Vocal Music 6
September
September Social Studies 7
September
Math 7
September
Lang. Arts 7
September
Science 7
September
Art 7
September
Band 7
September
Foreign Lang. 7
September
Exploring Communications 7
September
Computers 7
September
 Current Events 7
September
Family&Cons Sciences 7
September
P.E. 7
September
Girsls P. E. 7
September
Health 7
September
Health 7
September
Orchestra 7
September
Serv Learning 7
September
Speech & Drama 7
September
 Vocal Music 7
September
September Social Studies 8
September
Math 8
September
Language Arts 8
September
Science 8
September
 Algebra I 8
September
Art 8
September
Band 8
September
Computers 8
September
Creative Comm. 8
September
Family &Cons Sciences 8
September
Orchestra 8
September
Boys P. E. 8th
September
Girls P. E. 8th
September
Health 8
September
 Vocal Music 8
September
Service Learning 8
September
Spanish I 8
September
Speech & Drama 8
September
Yearbook 8
September
September

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-Maps & Globes

-Latitude

-Longitude

-Weather

-Climate,
     How climate affects
     vegetation &
      resources

-Whole number review continues

-Decimals-Meaning of, Comparing,
reading & writing

Ext-Divisibility rules, exponents, order of operation, variables

Punctuation
-Punctuation Rules
Children's Book Report

  

-Models - representing
real things
-Landforms-link: fossweb.com (grades 3-6)
-Scientific method -
5 Step Process to
solving problems
· Discuss variables
-Properties - describing characteristics of objects
-Making predictions
and inferences
-Measurement-

-Intro to Metric system through guided practice
Assign: Project #1
-Research paper
Inventor, Scientist, or Science Careers. Students make their
own invention.
(1 project per semester)
· Introduction to Media Center and Computer
Lab.
Recommended Links:
www.biography.com

line(symmetry), balance.
-Color, (monochromatic- blending) -Shape(Cezanne) contour
drawing (form) -Shading

-Read music   elements

-Mouthpieces

Keyboarding continued

-WORD PROCESSING
Students learn to enter text for a written document, and then use many automatic processing features to make changes in the text.
INTERNET RESEARCH
Learn to use search engines to locate specific information in a timely manner
DESKTOP PUBLISHER
Prepare text, create the artwork, design and lay out a greeting card.
Download and import digital picture.

Create a news story
Difference between fact and opinion
Write editorials and political cartoons

Commercial Unit

Magazines

Radio

TV

Child care & Safety

Sewing

-Colors
-Numbers: 0-30
-Numbers: 30-100
-Be able to ask someone theirs or tell your own age in Spanish

 

 

-Five senss

-Trustwalk

-Trustfalls

-Water Unit

-Benefits of water

-Concert Music & both      technique books
-RAW unit 2-5

Dodge Ball

Beach Ball

Volleyball

-Frisbee throws

-Disc Golf Tourn.

 Theatre etiquette for the performer and the audience member

-Speaking and Listening
-Vocal Production
Breathing, Articulation
"Articulation Speeches"

-Hearing vs. Listening

-"Welcome to theatre!"
-Learning to read a script,
-Broad overview of Theatre History

"Taking the Stage"
Types of stages, stage terminology, Acting Technique

-Sight sing
Sight sing basic rhythms on do, re, mi, fa and sol
-Theory
Learn basic theory concepts of treble and bass clef.
-Choral
Learn proper singing technique through choral music rehearsals

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-continue
-References skills (textbook, atlas, and almanac)

- Constitution lesson

-Factors that shape the earth:
     a. Hurricane tracking
     b. Pangaea theory
    c. Plate Tetonics
     d. Earthquakes
     e. Volcanos
     f. Contour mapping

- Geography Terms Project

-Math
    
Integers
   Properties
    Metrics

-Ext
    One-Step equations
    & inequalities

Intro into The 6 Traits of Writing: Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, and Conventions.
Writing Personal Narratives: Working through the Writing Process: Prewriting, Drafting, Revision, Editing, and Publishing

-Metrics
Students learn to use and practice using metric tools to measure distance, mass, volume and temperature.
For a collection of sites about metrics go to the Internet Public Library. For Metrics and Conversions go to
NIST.
-Physical Change
Students do a series of experiments to identify properties of objects that can change during a physical change.

DirtMeister's Science Lab answers the question: How can you force a physical change in matter. For a Physical Change Definition/example click on the link.

Glencoe Science Level Green Okla. edition link (see teacher for password and ID user name) Unit 6

-Balance (name graffiti)
-Contour line, grid drawing (O'Keeffe)
-Watercolor basics
-texture, mixed media

-Method Book

-Supl. Ex.

-Describing self and others using adjective agreement. -Novio/a Ideal with Presentation. -Family Members. -Family Tree
-giving age, relationship of family member and describing them. -Oral Presentation.

-Verbal and non-verbal unit
-Personal and interpersonal communication unit.

WORD PROCESSING
Students learn to Enter, Edit, Format, and use special features, saving, and printing document
Learning dot Com: Online curriculum technology integration REINFORCE technology skills and then use those skills for enhanced learning across the curriculum

 

Sewing

-Dodgeball

-Ultimate team Football

-King Pin

-Nutrition

-Frisbee throws

-Disc Golf tourn.

-First Aid Training:
Natural Disaster Emergencies

-5senses

-Trustwalk

-Trust falls

-Music for COHO
     (Central Oklahoma
     Honor Orch.)
     & concert music

-RAW unit 28-32


Children's Books for 2nd Graders
Recycling

 The Work of Speaking and Listening
-Hearing vs. Listening
-Active Listening
-Listening Barriers

Vocal Production
Tongue Twisters
"Articulation Speeches"

Being a Competent Communicator

"Communication ACTS"

Introduction to Public Speaking

Speech to Inform
-Selecting a Topic

-Sight sing
Sight sing basic rhythms on do, re, mi, fa and sol
-Theory
Learn basic theory concepts of treble and bass clef.
-Choral
Learn proper singing technique through choral music rehearsals

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Causes of the American Revolution -Examine the change in the English imperial policy following the Treaty of Paris of 1763 and the Proclamation of 1763.
-Recognize the significance of the critical events leading to the Revolution such as the Sugar, Stamp and Declaratory Acts.

The Declaration of Independence
-Explain the major ideas in the document and their intellectual origins.
-Relate key principles to the unifying ideas of democracy in the United States.

- Integers

- Rational Numbers

- Distributive

- Letter Writing

- Narrative Writing - integration of grammar

- Spelling Starts

- Short Stories

-Adaptations

 - Add and Subtract Real Numbers

- Multiply and Divide Real Numbers

- Distributive Property

- Probability and Odds

-Protraits (real, abstract) mixed media
-Balance (radial, formal, informal) Mandela
-Color (translucent, transparent, opaque, warm, cool.
Watercolor basics

-Supl. Ex.

-NHS Ball game

Keyboarding cont'd

WORD PROCESSING
Enter text, edit and format documents
Learn to format reports, using hanging indents, enumerated and bulleted lists, and footnotes.
Type formal and informal letters, type and print envelopes.

-vocab words-for
     improv

-Demonstration      speeches

-Sewing

-Music for COHO
     (Central Okla. Honor
     Orch.) & Concert
     Music

-Begin using
     Rhythmical
     Rhythmist all year

Dodgeball

Ultimate Team Football

King Pin

Nutrition

-Frisbee throws

-Disc Golf tourn.

 First Aid Training:
Natural Disaster Emergencies

 -Sight sing (basic rhythms on Do, Re, Mi, Fa, & Sol)
-Learn
-Theory (learn basic theory concepts of treble and bass clef)
-Choral Music (Learn proper singing technique through choral music and rehearsals for concert.

Begin Projects-

Jackson elem. tutoring (ongoing)

-Talk about activities you like and don´t like to do
-Ask others what they like to do
-Understand cultural perspectives on favorite activities

 Group Communication
-Parliamentary Procedure

Vocal Production
-Breathing for Speaking
-Articulation
"Articulation Speeches"

Public Speaking

Speech to Persuade
-Selecting a Topic
-Audience Goal

Layout Design

5 elements

Sell books

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October Social Studies 6
October
Math 6
October
Language Arts 6
October
Science 6
October
Art 6
October
Band
October 6
Computers 6
October
Current Events 6
October
Creative Comm. 6
October
Family&Cons Sciences 6
October
Foreign Language 6
October
Health 6
October
Orchestra 6
October
P. E. 6
October
P. E. 6
October
Speech & Drama
October
Vocal Music 6
October
October Social Studies 7
October
Math 7
October
Lang. Arts 7
October
Science 7
October
Art 7
October
Band 7
October
Foreign Lang. 7
October
Exploring Communications 7
October
Computers 7
October
Current Events 7
October 
Family&Cons Science 7
October
P.E. 7
October
Girls P. E. 7
October
Health 7
October
Health 7
October
Orchestra 7
October
Service Learning 7
October
Speech & Drama 7
October
Vocal Music 7
October 
October Social Studies 8
October
Math 8
October
Language Arts 8
October
Science 8
October
Algebra I 8
October 
Art 8
October
Band 8
October
October
Computers
Creative Comm. 8
October
Family &Cons Science 8
October
Orchestra 8
October
Boys P. E. 8th
October
Girls P. E. 8th
October
Health 8
October
Vocal Music 8
October 
Service Learning 8
October
Spanish I 8
October
Speech & Drama 8
October
Yearbook 8
October
October
 
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-Early Man
     Introduction to     
     Cultures:     similarities
    differences

-The Ancient World

-Mesopotamia

-Ancient Egypt

-Decimals Adding
-Subtracting--
-estimating and rounding, problem solving

Ext-Statistics
reading & interpreting graphs, reading misleading graphs, trends in graphs.
-Range, mean median, mode

Tuck Everlasting
The Twelve Words Revisited
Literary Terms

-Substances -
-properties of matter

-phases of matter -
solid, liquid, & gas
All phases of matter
have mass.
Interactions of
substances.
How temperature
affects states of matter.
(evaporation,
condensation, sublimation)

-Collage
-Still Life
-Project (texture) -center of interest
- rhythm,
-color mixing, -space: negative & positive -form: clay

-Establish  warm-ups

-Method Book

-Demo Concert

-POWER POINT
Plan, research and create a P.P. presentation consisting of 6 slides. Run a P.P. presentation

Middle East - geography, history, and religion.
Study issues- War in Iraq,
Israeli/PLO
Conflict
Afghanistan- other political tensions.

Silent Movies

Reading Comprehension Strategies

Nutrition

Cooking

-Foods and Menus. Compare and contrast foods, eating times and styles with Span. speaking countries. -How to read numbers on a bill/menu.
-Oral Presentation. -Days of the week, -Months
-Tell your Birthdate in Spanish
-Cultural Project. THIS REPEATS EVERY 9 WEEKS.

-1st Aid

-Adult & Child CPR training

-A & D Use

-Begin learning to tune instrument
- Complete review of M.  R. book I
-RAW unit 6-9
-Begin Concept of Snycopation

Capture the Flag

Boomball

-Distance throw contest

-Vollyball

 "Developing your Personal Resources"
Imagination, Concentration, Observation, Sensory Awareness and Movement

Reading and Responding to a Play

Improvisation Techniques and Games

Radio and Reader's Theatre
"War of the Worlds Broadcast"

Character Development
Scenes and sketches

-Sight sing 
Sight sing more complex rhythms on do-sol
-Theory
Add the ledger lines and grand staff to theory
-Concert etiquette
Learn proper concert etiquette through role plays and worksheets
-Choral
Perform at concert

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- Chapter 4 "The United States"

- Chapter 5 "Canada"

Part of Chapter 6 "Mexico"

- Webquest with PowerPoint

-Math:
    Order of Operations
  Properties
  Expressions
  Equations

-Ext
     Integers
     Expressions &
     Equations

-Introduction to the novel the Giver

Introduction to Lois Lowry

-Study of literary devices

Examination and discussion of utopian societies

-Diffusion
Students do a series of experiments to identify the three types of diffusion and develop an experiment that tests variables that can affect the rate of diffusion

-Force
experiment to discover what force is and how it works in the world around us.

Glencoe Science Level Green Okla. ed. link (see teacher for password and ID user name) Unit 6 chapter 23 sect. 1

-Colorwheel, (monochromatic, value, tint, shade)
-Collage
-Impressionism (gallery experience)
-View finder (line) Flag Project

-Method book

-The Restaurante Vocab.
-Food Vocabulary
-Ordering in a restaurant
-Weather vocabulary
-Presentations using vocabulary

-Public speaking unit
-Public eating unit (dinner table etiquette)

DRAW:
Learn about all the drawing tools, create various objects, fill in objects with different patterns, and change the size, shape, and location of the objects. Insert text and manipulate the text to enhance the document_____

 

Sewing

-Team Dodgeball

-Boomball

-Nutrition

-Distance throw contest

-Volleyball

Adult & Child CPR      training

-Drug & Alcohol Education


-Red Ribbon Week

-1st Aid-

Adult & Child CPR      training

-Alcohol & Drugs      Report

-Red Ribbon Week

-Music for COHO &
     Concert
-Continue Technique
     books

-RAW unit 33-36

Sign Language


Poverty


Recycling

Gathering Information
-Using Library for Research
-Using Computer for Research

Writing a Purpose Statement

Organizing a Speech

Writing Note Cards

Writing an Outline

Citations and Reference Page

Delivering Informative Speech

-Sight sing 
Sight sing more complex rhythms on do-sol
-Theory
Add the ledger lines and grand staff to theory
-Concert etiquette
Learn proper concert etiquette through role plays and worksheets
-Choral
Perform at concert

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American Revolution
-Compare the arguments between the Loyalists and the Patriots.
-Explain the significance of the political, economic, geographic and social advantages and disadvantages of each side.
-Identify and chronologically detail significant developments, battles and events.
Creating a Republic
-Evaluate the provisions of the Articles of Confederation; its strengths and weaknesses and the various state constitutions.
-Explain how the Northwest Ordinance 1787 and the Land Ordinance of 1785 helped settle the land dispute and set up the government for the territories.
-Describe the economic issues after the Revolution and Shays' Rebellion.

- 1-step equations

- 2-step equations

- Inequalities

- Poetry

- Short Story: Tell-Tale Heart

- Novel: The Outsiders

-highlighting techniques

- note taking strategies

- literacy analysis

-Adaptations

-Adaptations project

-Equipment Use

-Review metric units

- Equations

- Formulas

- Coordinate Plane

Contour (line)
Weaving (texture, line, form)
Impressionists (color, line, texture)

-Establish concert   band concepts

DRAW:
Level of difficult increases.

EXCEL SPREADSHEETS
Learn sheet design principles Create, format, and print comments.
Use Planning Checklist
Create a What If sheet
Use the IF function and conditional formatting Create formulas using cell names

-Prose

-Public Service Announcements

-Sewing

-Music for COHO &
     concert.

-Complete review of M. R. book III

Team Dodgeball

Boomball


Nutrition

-Distance throw contest

-Volleyball

Adult & Child CPR      training

-Drug & Alcohol Education

 

-Red Ribbon Week

 -Sight sing (Sight sing more complex rhythms on do-sol
-Theory (Add the ledger lines and grand staff to theory)
-Concert Etiquette (Learn proper concert etiquette through role-plays and worksheets
-Choral (Perform at Concert)

Areas of Service

Develop short-
term projects

Jackson elem. tutoring (ongoing)

-Talk about personality traits
-Ask and tell what people are like
-Use adjectives to describe people -Understand cultural perspectives on friendships
-Day of the Dead altars

-Writing a Thesis
-Gathering information
-Using Library and Computer for Research

-Organizing Research Material
-Note Cards
-Outlining

Delivering a Speech
-Techniques
-Movement

Citing Sources and Reference Page

Delivering Persuasive Speech

Meeting deadlines Finished layouts

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November Social Studies 6
November
Math 6
November
Language Arts 6
November
Science 6
November
Art 6
November
Band 6
November
Computers 6
November
Current Events 6
November
Creative Comm. 6
November
Family&Cons Sciences 6
November
Foreign Language 6
November
Health 6
November.
Orchestra 6
November
P. E 6
November.
P. E 6
November.
Speech and Drama
November
Vocal Music 6
November
November Social Studies 7
November
Math 7
November
Lang. Arts 7
November
Science 7
November
Art 7
November
Band 7
November
Foreign Lang. 7
November
Exploring Communications 7
November
Computers 7
November
 Current Events 7
November
Family&Cons Science 7
November
P.E. 7
November
Girls P. E. 7
November
Health 7
November
Health 7
November
Orchestra 7
November
Service Learning 7
November
Speech and Drama 7
November
Vocal Music 7
November 
November Social Studies 8
November
Math 8
November
Language Arts 8
November
Science 8
November
Algebra I 8
November
Art 8
November
Band 8
November
Computers 8
November
Creative Comm. 8
November
Family &Cons Science 8
November
Orchestra 8
November
Boys P. E.  8th
November
Girls P. E.  8th
November
Health 8
November
Vocal Music 8
November 
Service Learning 8
November
Spanish I 8
November
Speech and Drama 8
November
Yearbook 8
November
November

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-Fertile Crescent
     Mesopotamia
     Sumeria
     Culture/Geog.

-Ancient Israelites

-Ancient Greeks and Civilizations

Multiply & divide decimals, order of operations, variables, patterns, expression, exponents

Ext-Decimals--comparing, ordering, estimation, add, subtract and problem solving

Biography Book Report
6+1 Writing Traits
Paragraph Writing
-descriptive
-expository
-persuasive
-narrative
Expository writing

 Persuasive writing 

-Biography
   

Energy
· Potential
· Kinetic
· Solar
· Chemical
· Electromagnet
Students will conduct experiments on many
of these different
types of energies.
Systems - how they
operate.
Theories in Science

www.sln.fi.edu

2nd Quarter Repeat first

-Method Book

-Expand range

Repeat nine weeks

Learn basic facts about the Middle East.
Create a Middle East "travel brochure

Repeats every nine weeks

You are Unique (Self-concept)

Repeat every nine weeks

-Repeat nine weeks

-Begin M. R. book 2
-Concert Nov. 16
-RAW unit 10-12

Team Soccer

Trash Can Ball

Nutrition

-Repeat nine weeks

 Repeat Every 9 Weeks

Repeat 1st Nine Weeks

(new classes)

 
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- Oklahoma History Activities

- Chapter 6 "Mexico"

- Chapter 7 "Central America/Caribbean"

Chapter 8 "Brazil and its Neighbors"

Part of Chapter 9 "Andean Countries"

Veteran's Day lesson

-Introduction to Latin America

-Math
     Equations
     Exponents

-Ext
     Factors
     Fractions &
     Exponents

The Giver
Finish the novel

Reflecting on and evaluating aspects of the story world

-Weather -
Students do a set of experiments and complete a reading that help them identify properties of Earth's atmosphere, identify factors that affect our weather and do lab activities to learn to read and use weather maps to predict weather.

Glencoe Science Level Green Okla. ed. link (see teacher for password and ID user name) Unit 2 chapters 4-6.
Foss Modules will be used to teach this material as well.
-Sex-Ed
Students learn the parts and functions of the the male and female reproductive systems.

-Color, analogous, tertiary compliments
-Painting (foreground/background, relief.)
C.D. Collage (Color, texture, center of interest)

-CODA

-Prepare for Concert

-Weather, comparing and contrasting seasons with Spanish speaking countries and the effects of equator,
-Converting Celcius to Farhenheit.
-Days and Months. -Subject Pronouns. -The verb SER.

-Mass media unit

DATA BASE
Enter, editing & format DB records
Sort, search & select records
Create & print D.B.

DESKTOP PUBLISHING
Research, and prepare text. Create the artwork, import graphics design and lay out greeting card, and brochure.
Download, import, and edit digital picture
Learning dot Com: Online curriculum technology integration REINFORCE technology skills and then use those skills for enhanced learning across the curriculum

 

Cooking-

Big Cookies-

 

Biscuits-

-Team Basketball

-Flag football

-Nutrition

-Ultimate frisbee

-Flag Football

-Nutrition

-Healthy Eating

-Counting calories

-Smoking-Alcohol

and Drub unit

-Complete Review of
    MR Book 2, begin
     MR Book 3.
-Concert Nov. 16
-RAW unit 37-39

Games for Kindergarten

Flash Card Sets
Comm. Service Research
Recycling

 Scriptwriting
-Fractured Fairy Tales

"Taking the Stage"
-Types of Stages
-Stage Terminology
-Acting Technique
-Blocking Original Scripts

"Theatre Appreciation"
-Conventions
-Etiquette

-Sight sing
Learn to sight-read in different keys
-Theory
Learn to write and count basic rhythms
-Choral
continue to reinforce proper singing through rehearsals for winter concert. 

 
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-continue American Revolution

Constitutional Convention
-Recognize and analyze the significance of the Constitutional Convention, its major debates and compromises, and key individuals; the struggle for ratification as seen in the Federalists Papers and Anti-Federalists arguments; and the addition of the Bill of Rights.

Links:
Articles of Confederation


- Proportions

- Coordinate Plane

-Writing

-Grammar

-Independent reading

-Data Organization/Graphing

-Boiling Points


-Sexuality Education
-Dating, refusal skills,      abstinence, teen      pregnancy
-types of abuse, and -sexual harassment.

- Understanding Slope

- Graphing Linear Equations

Landscape (foreground, middle, background space, horizon)
Collage (triptych)
form- texture

CODA

-Prepare for concert

Spreadsheets cont'd

DESKTOP PUBLISHING
Research and prepare text create the artwork, import graphic, create border design and layout greeting card, and calendar. Download, import, and edit digital picture
PAINT

-Persuasive speech
-Scenes
-Monologues
-Vocabulary
- Standard oratory

-Cooking
  pies

 

 

-Cooking   eggs

-Begin 2nd, 3rd, 4th, position reinforcement exercises.

-Fall Concert Nov. 16

Team Basketball

Flag Football

Nutrition

-Ultimate frisbee

-Flag Football

-Nutrition

-Healthy Eating

-Counting calories

- Sight Sing
Learn to sight read in different keys
-Theory
Learn to write and count basic rhythms
-Choral
Continue to review proper singing through rehearsals for winter concert

What is the benefit of volunteering?-

Research project

Jackson elem. tutoring (ongoing)

-Talk about: school schedules and objects
-students' daily life
-Ask and tell who is doing an action
-Compare your school with that of a student in a Spanish-speaking country
-AR present tense verb conjugation

 Learning about Debate
-Process
-Lincoln-Douglas
-Competive Structure

Developing your Voice

Developing your Personal Resources

Stage Makeup for the Actor

Layouts Photos Stories Deadlines

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December Social Studies 6
December
Math 6
December
Language Arts 6
December
Science 6
December
Art 6
December
Band 6
December
Computers 6
December
Current Events 6
December
Creative Comm. 6
December
Family&Cons Sciences 6
December
Foreign Language 6
December
P. E. 6
December
Orchestra 6
December
P. E. 6
December
P. E. 6
December
 Speech & Drama
December
Vocal Music 6
December
December Social Studies 7
December
Math 7
December
Lang. Arts 7
December
Science 7
December
Art 7
December
Band 7
December
Foreign Lang. 7
December
Exploring Communications 7
December
Computers 7
December
 Current Events 7
December
Family&Cons Sciences 7
December
P.E. 7
December
Girls P. E. 7
December
Health 7
December
Health 7
December
Orchestra 7
December
Service Learning 7
December
Speech & Drama 7 December Vocal Music 7
December 
December Social Studies 8
December
Math 8
December
Language Arts 8
December
Science 8
December
Algebra I 8
December
Art 8
December
Band 8
December
Computers 8
December
Creative Comm. 8
December
Family &Cons Science 8
December
Orchestra 8
December
Boys P. E. 8
December
Girls P. E. 8
December
Health 8
December
Vocal Music 8
December
Service Learning 8
December
Spanish I 8
December
 Speech & Drama 8
December
Yearbook 8
December
December

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Bench mark Tests

Multiply & dividing equations-- divisibility rules, prime, composite numbers, prime factorization.

Ext-Perimeter and circumference, measurement, customery & metric conversions, estimation of measurement

Continue Paragraphs
Short Stories
    

Sexuality Education
· self esteem issues
· peer pressure
· body image
· communication
· decision making
Electrical Circuit
· explore insulators
and conductors
·closed and open circuits
·Students make circuit puzzles.
Magnets
· poles
· magnetic field
Electromagnetism
· combining electricity and magnetism
· making a motor
www.sciencemadesimple
.com

-Method Book

-Winter Concert

Repeat the curriculum each 9 weeks period.

Election Unit.
Elections-
Caucuses-
Platforms-
Presidential qualifications-
Campaign work
Write
campaign "speech" 
Group work-
campaign commercial
Mock Election"

Repeats every nine weeks

Child care & Safety

Sewing

Repeat every nine weeks

Repeat nine weeks

-M. R. book 2
-Explo Night @ NOCPA      Dec. 9
-RAW unit 13-15

Nutrition

Basketball skills

Repeat nine weeks

 

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- Chapter 11 "Modern Europe"

- Chapter 12 "Western Europe"

- Part of Chapter 13 "Eastern Europe"

-Math
     Ratios
     Rates &
     Proportions

-Ext
     Operations with
     fractions
     

-The play & drama

Intro to Charles Dickens and British Victorian society

-Mechanics of a play -Drama "A Christmas Carol: Scrooge & Marlen"

-Sex-Ed
Students learn the parts and functions of the the male and female reproductive systems.

-Cells:
Students will complete lab activities and a reading to explore the parts and functions of animal and plant cells.

Glencoe Science Level Green Okla. ed. link (see teacher for password and ID user name) Unit 3 Chapter 8 Section 3 and Chapter 9 Section 1-2

The Cells Alive website will help you learn more about the cells and review the parts and functions.

-Muscles and Bones

-Form (clay)
-Space (negative/positive)
-Perspective
-Shape

-Concert

-Clothing.
-Parts and Items of the House.
-Basic Present Tense
-Verb Conjugation. -Cultural Project with La Navidad.

 

This repeats every Semester with the Cultural project in MAY being about Cinco de Mayo NOT La Navidad.

-Analyzing movies, music, & television

POWER POINT
Degree of difficulty increases
Animation, sound, hyperlinks

 

Child Dev.

 

 

Cooking Pizza.

-Floor Hockey

-Nutrition

-Bowling

-Basketball

Fitness program designs

-water unit

-Benefits of water

-Respect

-Bullying

-MR Book 3
-Select solos &
     ensembles

-EXPLO night @
     NOCPA, Dec. 9

-RAW unit 40-42

Crafts for Nursing Home
Puppet Shows for Kindergarten
Recycling

 Comparing Theatre with Other Media

Reading and Evaluating a Play
Improvisation

Characterization
-Developing a Character

"Scene Study and Presentation"

-Sight sing
Learn to sight read skips and leaps
-Theory
Add on different rhythms
-Choral
Perform a variety of styles at several different concerts 

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Constitution
-Identify and explain the fundamental principles.
-Interpret and give examples of the rights, responsibilities, liberties, and protections all individuals possess under this document.
-Examine how court cases established the Supreme Court as an independent and equal branch of the federal government.

- Understanding Slope

- Graphing with 2 variables

Martin Luther King Unit

-Equipment Use
-Metrics
- Laboratory safety/procedures continued

- Mixtures

-Chemical Change

- Graphing Linear Equations Cont.

- Functions

Clay-form
Space-Op Art
perspective shape

 -Winter concert

Desktop publishing continued

- Scenes
-Monologues
-Vocab-improv

-Personal  Space

 

-Cooking   waffles,   pancakes &   crepes

-Select solo and ensemble music

-Begin MR Book 4

-Explo Night at NOCPA, Dec. 9

-Hanging of the Green
     a

-Floor   Hockey

-Nutrition

-Bowling

-Basketball

Fitness program designs

-Sight sing
Learn to sight read skips and leaps
-Theory
Add different rhythms to theory
-Choral
Perform a variety of styles at several different concerts. 

Finish projects-

Reflection

-Describe a classroom -Indicate where things are located
-Talk about more than one object or person

 Characterization

Reading and Responding to a Play

Selecting a Monologue

Monologue Preparation

"Monologue Presentation"

Take Photos Layouts Mugshots Deadlines

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January  Social Studies 6
January
Math 6
January
Language Arts 6
January
Science 6
January
Art 6
January
Band 6
January
Computers 6
January
Current Events 6
January
Creative Comm. 6
January
Family&Consumer Sciences 6
January
Foreign Language 6
January
P. E. 6
January
Orchestra 6
January
P. E. 6
January
P. E. 6
January
   Vocal Music 6
January
 January Social Studies 7
January
Math 7
January
Lang. Arts 7
January
Science 7
January
Art 7
January
Band 7
January
Foreign Lang. 7
January
Exploring Communications 7
January
Computers 7
January
 Current Events 7
January
Family&Consumer Sciences 7
January
P.E. 7
January
Girls P. E. 7
January
Health 7
January
Health 7
January
Orchestra 7
January
Service Learning 7
January
 Speech & Drama 7
December
Vocal Music 7
January 
 January Social Studies 8
January
Math 8
January
Language Arts 8
January
Science 8
January
Algebra I 8
January
Art 8
January
Band 8
January
Computers 8
January
Creative Comm. 8
January
Family&Consumer Science 8
January
Orchestra 8
January
Boys P. E. 8
January
Girls P. E. 8
January
Health 8
January
Vocal Music 8
January
Service Learning 8
January
Spanish I 8
January
 Speech & Drama 8
December
Yearbook 8
January
 January

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the rise of Rome and Civilization

-Rise of Christianity and Islamic Civilization

Measurement--customery, metrics and metric conversions, estimation of metrics

 

Ext--Continuation of measurements|
-Angles, reading and measuring angles.
-Congruent & similar shapes

Fiction/Oral Book Reports
Literary Terms
Short Stories
Narrative Story Writing

 

 

 


   


Microscopes
Introduce Microscope unit. How to use and
care for microscopes

Cells
? Collect and observe pond water under a microscope.
? Observe plant specimens under microscope.
? Determine the
different cell parts of plant and animal cells.
www.howstuffworks
.com

www.cellsalive.com

Second Semester
repeat first

-Method Book

-Tetra chord

-KEYBOARDING
Students learn to  operate the  alphabetic  keyboard by touch. -Begin to build a  foundation for  writing at the  keyboard.
-Software: Mavis  Beacon.

Newspaper Unit

(same as above)

Nutrition

Cooking

Repeat every nine weeks

Repeat nine weeks

-Continue books
-Begin All-City music
-RAW unit 20-23

Fitness testing

Nutrition

Repeat nine weeks

 

 Repeat 1st Nine Weeks

(new classes)


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- Research World's Fair Report

- Rest of Chapter 13 "Eastern Europe"

Chapter 14 "Russia"

Chapter 15 "Independent Republics (formerly USSR)


Research links:
-
Grolier Lands and People Online

-
World Book Online

-
Alcott Library Countries Links Page

-Alcott Library Reference page

 

 

 


 

-Math
     Percents


-Ext
     Ratios
     
Proportions &
     Percents

-different modes of writing

-Intro to Non-fiction -writing: Exposition

-Muscles & Bones
Students learn the parts and functions of the muscular and skeletal system and how they work together in the human body.
The Virtual Body web site has a great interactive walk through of the Skeletal System.
Glencoe Science Level Green Okla ed. link (see teacher for password and ID user name) Chapter 15 1-4
-Respiratory System
learn the parts and functions of the respiratory system/ how it works with other systems in the human body.
Glencoe Science Level Green Oklahoma edition link (see teacher for password and ID user name) Chapter 14 sections 3-4
Think Quests Virtual Anatomy lots of information about this body system and others.
Inside the Human Body (a lot of interactive activities related to health and for different grade levels.) The Prentice Hall Human Biology and Health book review from the publisher about the respiratory system is available online.

Repeat first semester

-Prepare for contest

Same as first semester

Repeat first semester

Repeat
first semester

KEYBOARDING Students learn to operate the alphabetic keyboard by touch. Drill & practice to develop speed & accuracy. Reinforce writing at the keyboard.
Software: Typing Time
Learning dot Com: Online curriculum technology integration helps students develop technology skills and then use those skills for enhanced learning across the curriculum

 

Personal Best

 

Nutrition

Cook biscuits

-Presidential fitness      testing

-Nutrition

-Indoor soccer

-Guts

 First Aid Training:
Natural Disaster Emergencies

-Repeat first semester

-Solo/Ens Audition for
     State Contest

-RAW unit 43-46

Crafts for Nursing Home
Puppet Shows for Kindergarten
Recycling

Repeat first semester

 

 

 

Empty Bowl project

 Repeat First
Semester

-Sight sing 
Review sightsinging and theory
-Prepare for semester test
-Recruit for next years choirs.









Repeat Semester


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Expansion and Growth and Foreign Relations
-Describe United States foreign relations and conflicts, territorial disputes, the War of 1812, and the significance of the Monroe Doctrine, the Louisiana Purchase and the acquisition of Florida in the Adams -Onis Treaty and other land acquisitions.
-Assess the factors that led to increased immigration.

Links:
-Foreign Relations
-Expansion

- Classify solids

- Surface area

- Volume

- Writing: integration of grammar

- 6 traits of writing

- persuasive

- exposition

- descriptive

- compare/contrast
     

-Chemical Change - Investigate evidence for chemical change/chemical demonstrations.

- Line of Best Fit

- Graphing Linear Inequalities

Repeat first semester

-Prepare for District   contest

Repeat first semester

-Scenes
-Poetry
-non-verbal communication

-Nutrition



-Families

-Cooking   Pies

-Empty Bowl

-Solo/ Ensemble
     practice
- Sight reading
-Polish contest music

Nutrition

Floor Hockey

Presidential fitness testing

-Indoor soccer

-Guts

First Aid training

Natural Disaster Emergencies

-Sight sing
Add high do and ti to repertoire
-Theory
Learn to write and count in different time signature
-Choral
Begin to rehearse and prepare music for contest 

Repeat

 

 

 

Empty Bowl project

-Talk about:
foods/ beverages breakfast/ lunch
-Talk about:
likes/dislikes
-Express how often something is done -Understand cultural
perspectives on meals
-Talk about:
foods/ beverages for dinner
-Describe what people or things are like
-Discuss food, health,
-ER/-IR verb conjugation

 Repeat First
Semester

Finish yearbook


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February Social Studies
February
Math
February
Language Arts
February
Science
February
Art
February
Band
February
Computers
February
Current Events
February
Creative Comm. 6
February
Family&Cons Sciences
February
Foreign Language
February
P. E.
February
Orchestra
February
P. E.
February
P. E.
February
   Vocal Music 6
February
February Social Studies
February
Math
February
Lang. Arts
February
Science
February
Art
February
Band
February
Foreign Lang.
February
February Computers
February
  Family&Cons Science
February
P.E.
February
Girls P. E
February.
Health
February
Health
February
Orchestra
February
Service Learning
February
  Vocal Music 7 
February
February Social Studies
February
Math
February
Language Arts
February
Science
February
Algebra I
February
Art
February
Band
February
Computers
February
Creative Comm. 8
February
Family &Cons Science
February
Orchestra
February
Boys P. E
February.
Girls P. E
February.
Health
February
 Vocal Music
February
Service Learning
February
Spanish I
February
  Yearbook
February
February
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-Medieval Europe

Graphs, reading and interpreting, Range, Mean, Median, mode

 

Ext- Fraction theory--estimation, rounding, comparing

Myths
Myth Writing
Reading Comprehension Strategies

Continue Cell Unit
· Make a cell model

-Photosynthesis
-Cellular Respiration

-Prepare for All-City

-Solo/Duet

Keyboarding continued

-WORD PROCESSING
Students learn to enter text for a written document, and then use many automatic processing features to make changes in the text.
INTERNET RESEARCH
Learn to use search engines to locate specific information in a timely manner
DESKTOP PUBLISHER
Prepare text, create the artwork, design and lay out a greeting card.
Download and import digital picture.

Middle East Unit
(Same as above)

You are Unique (Self-concept)

Repeat every nine weeks

Repeat nine weeks

-Continue books and -All-City music
-RAW unit 20-23

Ultimate Football and Frisbee

Repeat nine weeks

 

 Repeat 1st Nine Weeks

(new classes)


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- Chapter 19 "West Africa"

- Chapter 20 "Central and East Africa"

- Chapter 21 "Southern Africa"

 

-Math
    Geometry

-Ext
     Two-step equations
     Inequalities

-Paraphrasing Report: Research & Writing Unit

Multigenre Research Paper

-Circulatory System
Students learn the parts and functions of the circulatory system and how it works with other systems in the human body

The Virtual Body web site has a great interactive walk through of the Circulatory System. Review the parts of the heart and way blood moves through it. (This may take awhile to load.) A Prentice Hall Human Biology and Health book review about the circulatory system is available online.

Glencoe Science Level Green Oklahoma edition link (see teacher for password and ID user name) Chapter 13 Sections1-2

Repeat first semester

-Solo/Ens. District  Contest

Same as first semester

WORD PROCESSING
Students learn to Enter, Edit, Format, and use special features, saving, and printing document
Learning dot Com: Online curriculum technology integration REINFORCE technology skills and then use those skills for enhanced learning across the curriculum

 

Sewing

-Dodgeball

-Ultimate team Football

-King Pin

-Nutrition

-Basketball skills

-Bowling

-First Aid Training:
Natural Disaster Emergencies

-Repeat first semester

-Solo/Ens contest
     Feb.26.
-State contest Feb 23
-All-City Music

-RAW unit 47-49

Repeat first semester

  Repeat Semester 
(new classes)

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Manifest Destiny
-Discuss as motivation and justification for westward expansion, the lure of the west, and reality of life on the frontier.
-Compare and contrast the policies toward Native Americans pursued by presidential administrations through the Jacksonian era, and evaluate the impact on Native Americans of white expansion including the resistance and removal of the Five Tribes.
-Examine the causes for the rapid settlement of Oregon and California.

- Formulas

- Radicals

- Pythagorean Theorem

- Writing (continued)

- timed writings

- CRT Prep
     

-Properties of Gases - Identify some properties of common gases. Investigate Holocaust gases/ final voyage of Hindenburg airship.

 - System of Equations

-District contest   Solo Ensemble

-repeat first semester

-Read aloud children's books
-Performance
-Fables
- Vocals
-Public Service announcements
-Commercials

-Sewing

-Solo/ Ensemble      contest Feb. 26.
-State contest Feb. 23

Nutrition

Dodgeball

Ultimate Team football

king pin

-Basketball skills

-Bowling

First Aid training

Natural Disasters Emergencies

-Sight sing
Add more complex rhythms and harmonies
-Theory
Learn to write and count complex rhythms
-Choral
Rehearse in detail the music for contest 

-Talk about locations in your community -Discuss leisure activities
-where you go and with whom
-Learn how to ask questions
-Understand cultural perspectives on leisure activities
-irregular basic verbs to be conjugatied

 

Descriptive writing


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March Social Studies
March
Math
March
Language Arts
March
Science
March
Art
March
Band
March
Computers
March
Current Events
March
Creative Comm. 6
March
Family&Cons Science
March
Foreign Language
March
P. E.
March
Orchestra
March
P. E.
March
P. E.
March
  Vocal Music 6 
March
March Social Studies
March
Math
March
Lang. Arts
March
Science
March
Art
March
Band
March
Foreign Lang.
March
March Computers
March
  Family&Cons Science
March
P.E.
March
Girls P. E.
March
Health
March
Health
March
Orchestra
March
Service Learning
March
  Vocal Music 7
March 
March Social Studies
March
Math
March
Language Arts
March
Science
March
Algebra I
March
Art
March
Band
March
Computers
March
Creative Comm. 8
March
Family &Cons Science
March
Orchestra
March
Boys P. E.
March
Girls P. E.
March
Health
March
 Vocal Music
March
Service Learning
March
Spanish I
March
  Yearbook
March
March
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-Bench Mark Tests

-The Renaissance and Reformation

Fraction theory-GCF, LCM, estimation, rounding, comparing fractions

 

Ext-Add, subtract, multiply, divide fractions, Convert fraction to decimals to percents

Myths
Myth Writing
Reading Comprehension Strategies

     Myth writing

-Little River Zoo field trip
-Students form teams (botanist, zoologist, topographer, and environmentalist).
-Team observes a wilderness ecosystem.
-Teams will make a field guide of this ecosystem.

-Metric Olympics
(interdisciplinary unit)
-Ecosystems
Explore different ecosystems/biomes
-rainforest (an endangered ecosystem)
- Create a working model of an ecosystem.
- Preserve acres of rainforest through tee shirt sales with Nature Conservancy.
-Project #2
Choose a topic on either an environmental problem or an endangered animal. -Write a 2-page research paper and make a poster to use as visual aid.

-All-city concert

-POWER POINT
Plan, research and create a P.P. presentation consisting of 6 slides. Run a P.P. presentation

Middle East Unit
(Same as above)

Child care & Safety

Sewing

Repeat every nine weeks

Repeat nine weeks

-All-City March 7
-Prepare for concert
-RAW unit 24-27

Beachball Volleyball

Boomball

Repeat nine weeks

 

 Repeat 1st Nine Weeks

(new classes)


 

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- Chapter 16 "Birthplace of Civilization"

- Chapter 17 "North Africa Today"

- Chapter 18 "Southwest Asia"

-Math
    Geometry and
     Measurement

-Ext
     Geometry

-Intoduction to Short Story

-Introduction to Folk Tales, & Fables

-HIV/AIDS
Students read a Weekly Reader and complete questions to gain information about HIV and AIDS.

Glencoe Science Level Green Oklahoma edition link (see teacher for password and ID user name) Chapter 13 Section 3-4

-Digestion
Students learn the parts and functions of the digestive system and how it works with other systems in the human body.
Discovery Kids has great information about this body system and many others. The MedMan also has information regarding the digestive system and other body systems too. A Prentice Hall Human Biology and Health book review about the digestive system is available online also.

Glencoe Science Level Green Oklahoma edition link (see teacher for password and ID user name) Chapter 14 Section 1-2

Repeat first semester

-All-City

Same as first semester

DRAW:
Learn about all the drawing tools, create various objects, fill in objects with different patterns, and change the size, shape, and location of the objects. Insert text and manipulate the text to enhance the document_____

 

Sewing

 

 

 

Child
Dev.

-Team Dodgeball

-Boomball

-Nutrition

-Fitness testing

-Frisbee throws/catches

Adult & Child CPR      training

-Drug & Alcohol Education

-Repeat first semester

-All-City March 7

-RAW unit 50-52

Repeat first semester

 

Repeat first semester


 

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Causes of the Civil War
-Describe and explain the Nullification Crisis and the development of the states' rights debates.
-Evaluate the impact in the Northern states of the concentration of industry, manufacturing and shipping; the development of the railroad system; and the effects of immigration
-Evaluate in the Southern states the dependence on cotton, the plantation system and rigid social classes
-Assess the economic, political, and social aspects of slavery and the increased need after the invention of the cotton gin.
-Explain the compromise of 1850, the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the Dred Scott decision, and John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry contributed to and increased sectional polarization.
-Discuss the significance of the presidential election of 1860
Mar. - CRT Reviews

- Similar Figures

- Exponents

- Scientific Notation

-Grammar
-Research Paper
     note cards
     bibliography

-Holocaust Research Project


-The Diary of Anne Frank

Big6 Research paper 

- Power Point

- Buckle Down Reading

 

-Acids /Bases - Properties of acids, bases, and neutral substances. Perform a neutralization reaction.

-Properties of Minerals

Constructive Forces Shape the Earth

 - Exponents

- Scientific Notation

- Pythagorean Theorem

-District contest   All-City

Repeat first semester

-Monologues
-Vocab
-Stage terminology
-SKITS
-Demonstration speeches

-Sewing

 

 

-Cooking   Eggs

-All-City March 7

Team Dodgeball

Boomball


Nutrition

-Fitness testing

-Frisbee throws/catches

CPR training

Drug and Alcohol education

-Sight sing
Learn more complex skips and dynamics
-Theory
Learn basic Italian terms
-Choral
Perform at contest

-Talk about activities outside of school -Extend,accept and decline invitations
-Tell when an event happens
-Understand cultural perspectives on after-school activities

 

 Spring Pictures


 

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April Social Studies
April
Math
April
Language Arts
April
Science
April
Art
April
Band
April
Computers
April
Current Events
April
Creative Comm. 6
April
Family&Cons Science
April
Foreign Language
April
P. E.
April
Orchestra
April
P. E.
April
P. E.
April
  Vocal Music 6
April
April Social Studies
April
Math
April
Lang. Arts
April
Science
April
Art
April
Band
April
Foreign Lang.
April
April Computers
April
  Family&Cons Sciences
April
P.E.
April
Girls P. E.
April
Health
April
Health
April
Orchestra
April
Service Learning
April
    April Social Studies
April
Math
April
Language Arts
April
Science
April
Algebra I
April
Art
April
Band
April
Computers
April
Creative Comm. 8
April
Family &Cons Science
April
Orchestra
April
Boys P. E.
April
Girls P. E.
April
Health
April
Vocal Music
April
Service Learning
April
Spanish I
April
  Yearbook
April
April
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- Enlightenment and Revolution

Add, substract, multiply, divide fractions

 

Ext-Integers--meaning of, comparing, add, subtract, multiply & divide

-CRT TESTS
Prepositions
Novel Book Reports

Continue with ecosystems
·variables that affect ecosystems
Earthquake & Tornadoes
· effects on ecosystems
· disaster planning
Cycles in Nature
· food
· water
· air
· Create cycle models
http://www.fi.edu/
tfi/units
/life/habitat/
habitat.html

-Prepare for concert

Repeat the curriculum each 9 weeks period.

Branches of Government Unit
Understand executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government.

Nutrition

Cooking

Repeat every nine weeks

Repeat nine weeks

-Concert April 26
-RAW unit 28-31

Soccer

Kickball

Repeat nine weeks

 

 

 

 

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- CRT Preparation

- Chapter 22 "South Asia"

- Chapter 23 "China and Its Neighbors"

- Chapter 24 "Japan and the Koreas"

 

-Math
    Coordinate
     Graphing

-Ext
     Area and volume

-Introduction to Mark Twain

-Introduction to the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

CRT Review and Test

Introduction to Christopher Paul Curtis

Introduction to the novel, The Watsons Go To Birmingham--1963

-Heredity
Students do activities to identify some characteristics that are inherited and complete a reading.

Glencoe Science Level Green Oklahoma edition link (see teacher for password and ID user name) Unit 3 Chapter 11

-Classification
Students learn how to use a dichotomous key and practice identifying characteristics of animals that help with classification.

A Prentice Hall Animals book review is available online to help with the characteristics of each class of animals.

Glencoe Science Level Green Oklahoma edition link (see teacher for password and ID user name) Unit 3 Chapter 8 Section 2

Repeat first semester

-Prepare for Concert

Same as first semester

DATA BASE
Enter, editing & format DB records
Sort, search & select records
Create & print D.B.

DESKTOP PUBLISHING
Research, and prepare text. Create the artwork, import graphics design and lay out greeting card, and brochure.
Download, import, and edit digital picture
Learning dot Com: Online curriculum technology integration REINFORCE technology skills and then use those skills for enhanced learning across the curriculum

 

Child
Dev.

-Team Basketball

-Flag football

-Nutrition

-Disc Golf

-Ultimate Frisbee

-Nutrition

-Healthy Eating

-Counting calories

-Repeat first semester

-Prepare for Concert

-Explore Composers

-Concert April 26.

Repeat first semester

 

Repeat first semester

 

 

 

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Real Life Simulation
-Students simulate adult life with job applications, a job, a budget, and the difference between wants and needs.

Civil War
-Describe the course and character of the Civil War and its effect on the American people

- Central Tendency

- Data Representation

- CRT Review

 

-Writing
-Grammar
-Literature study
     (Night by Wiesel)
-Literary devices
-Literary analysis
-Note-taking techniques

- Buckle Down Reading

-Destructive Forces
Shape the Earth

- Study the effect of weathering and erosion on the earth.

HIV/STD Education

 - Polynomials

- Graphing Absolute Value

- Review for End of Instruction Test

- Review for CRT test

-Prepare for contest

-Repeat first semester

-Improv performance

-Persuasive speech

-Personal
Space

-Prepare for Concert.

-Concert April 26

Team Basketball

Flag Football

Nutrition

-Disc Golf

-Ultimate Frisbee

Nutrition

Proper Eating

Counting calories

-Sight sing 
Learn all the complex versions of repeate and codas
-Theory
Learn keyboard basics
-Choral
Rehearse proper singing technique through a variety of styles.

-Describe families
-Talk about celebrations and parties
-Describe family members/ friends
-Ask & tell ages
-Express possession -Understand cultural perspectives on family & celebrations
-Ask politely to have something brought to you
-Order a meal in a restaurant
-stem change verb conjugation

 

 Photo design

 

 

 

 

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May Social Studies
May
Math
May
Language Arts
May
Science
May
Art
May
Band
May
Computers
May
Current Events
May
Creative Comm. 6
May
Family&Cons Science
May
Foreign Language
May
P. E.
May
Orchestra
May
P. E.
May
P. E.
May
  Vocal Music 6
May 
May Social Studies
May
Math
May
Lang. Arts
May
Science
May
Art
May
Band
May
Foreign Lang.
May
May Computers
May
  Family&Cons Science
May
P.E.
May
Girls P. E.
May
Health
May
Health
May
Orchestra
May
May
Service Learning
    May May
Social Studies
May
Math
May
Language Arts
May
Science
May
Algebra I
May
Art
May
Band
May
Computers
May
.Creative Comm. 8
May
Family &Cons Sciences
May
Orchestra
May
Boys P. E.
May
Girls P. E.
May
Health
May
Vocal Music
May
Service Learning
May
Spanish I
  May
Yearbook
May
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Bench Mark Tests

Continuation of fraction operations and problem solving

 

Ext--ratios, proportions, and percents

Verbs
Subjects/Verbs
Adjectives
Pronouns
Adverbs

Subjects, verbs

Pollution
What creates it and
how it effects ecosystems.
Celebrate Earth Day with project
Ocean Rescue
Problem-solving activities concerning issues of ocean ecology.
www.pollution.com

-Spring concert

Repeat the curriculum each 9 weeks period.

Cases before the Supreme Court
Mock trials
Nine Weeks Test

Repeat every nine weeks

Repeat nine weeks

-Complete M. R. Book 2
-RAW unit 32-34

Basketball skills

Repeat nine weeks

 

 

 

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- Chapter 25 "Southeast Asia"

- Chapter 26 "Australia and New Zealand"

- Chapter 27 "Oceania and Antarctica"

-Math
     Probability

-Ext
     Data analysis and
     probability

-The Adventures of Tom Sawyer-
-
American Realism!

The Watsons Go To Birmingham--1963

Intro to Historical Fiction

-Planetary motion (solar system/Moon)
Students learn about the moon phases and effects that the Moon has on Earth. They also do a series of activities to help them identify characteristics that make each planet unique. They complete activities that allow them to compare and contrast the planets.

Glencoe Science Level Green Oklahoma edition link (see teacher for password and ID user name) Unit 2 Chapter 7

See the moon phases movie. Look at the Moon Calendar.

 

Final Review
Final Exam

Repeat first semester

-Spring Concert

Same as first semester

POWER POINT
Degree of difficulty increases
Animation, sound, hyperlinks

 

Cooking-

Big Cookie-

 

Cook Pizza

-Team Basketball

-Fitness Testing

-Floor Hockey

-Croquet

-Indoor Soccer

-Bowling

Fitness program designs

-Repeat first semester

-Complete MR book 3
     & Rhythm A Week
     Book

-Explore Composers

-Tri-State, May 5

Repeat first semester

 

Repeat first semester

 

 

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Mock Congress
-Students research a topic and write a bill that they present to their committees and then to each House in Congress, if it continues to pass. The bills that pass through both Houses will be signed into law or vetoed by the President.

-Cumulative review

-Writing Portfolio
     Fiction &
     non-fiction
     Prose & Poetry

- Creative Writing

- Gates Test

-Rock Cycle - Study the formation of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks.

-Newton's Laws of Motion - Study Newton's three laws of motion through collisions/Egg drop.

 - Exponential Growth and Decay

- Quadratic Formula

- Multiplying Polynomials

- Review for Final

-Spring Concert

-Repeat first semester

-Scenes
-monologue
-Prose

-Cooking   Pies,   Waffles,   muffins

 

-Cleaning   Kitchen

-Continue MR Book 4
-Tri-State May 5

Weight Training

Floor Hockey

Fitness Testing

Basketball

-Croquet

-Indoor Soccer

-Bowling

Fitness program designes

-Sight sing
Sight sing actual songs with complex hamonics
-Theory
Learn half steps, whole steps and key signatures
-Perform at concert 

-Talk about your bedroom
--Compare Homes
-Identify rooms in the house
-Name household chores
-Tell where you live -Understand cultural perspectives on different types of housing

 

Deliver books

 

 

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 End 6th
Social Studies
6th
Math
6th
Language Arts
6th
Science
6th
Art
6th
Band
6th
Computers
 6th
Current Events
6th
Creative Comm.
6th
Family & Con Sciences
6th
Foreign Language
6th
P. E.
6th
Orchestra
6th
P. E.
6th
P. E.
   6th
Vocal Music
 End 7th
Social Studies
7th
Math
7th
Lang. Arts
7th
Science
7th Art 7th
Band
7th
Foreign Lang.
7th
Exploring communications
7th
Computers
  7th Family & Consumer Sciences 7th P.E. 7th Girls P. E. 7th Health 7th Health 7th Orchestra 7th
Service Learning
     End 8th
Social Studies
8th
Math
8th
Language Arts
8th
Science
  8th
Art
8th
Band
8th
Computers
8th
Creative Comm.
8th
Family & Cons Science
8th Orchestra 8th
Boys P. E.
8th
Girls P. E.
8th
Health
8th
Vocal Music
8th
Service Learning
8th
Spanish I
  8th Yearbook  2nd Semester