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6th Grade

Writing and Literature

Writing, grammar, and usage

Poetry

Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Drama

Colloquialisms

Sayings and Foreign Phrases

Higher Order Thinking Skills

Reading Critically for information, bias and authenticity

Novels and Short Stories 

 

Mathematics

Sadlier Math 

The Real Number System 

Number Sense  and Operations 

Pre-Algebra

Geometry

Problem Solving/Reasoning and Proof

Measurement

Data Analysis and Probability


Science

Chemistry: The Nature of Matter

Physics: Forces and Motion

Earth Science:  The Changing Earth

Earth Science:  Oceanography

The Scientific Method

Current Events and Local Science Issues


Social Studies

Beginnings of Human Society

The Fertile Crescent

Egypt and Nubia

Ancient India 

Ancient China

Ancient Greece

Ancient Rome

Hawaiian History

National History Day Research project

(Geography is infused within the study of the ancient civilizations.)Technology

Word Processing

Safe and Proper Use of Technology

Using Technology for Research

iMovie and/or Windows Movie Maker

Utilization of Personal Devices in the  Classroom

Power Point and Keynote

Active Inspire

Google Docs


Language Arts – English, Literature

Writing, Grammar, and Usage

Poetry

Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Drama

Colloquialisms, Sayings and Foreign Phrases

Early Civilizations 40,000 to 500 B.C.

Higher Order Thinking Skills



Hawaiian Studies
Hawaiian Protocol

Art
This is done within the context of content classes.

Music

Liturgical Music

Basics of Reading Music

Projection of Voice

Public Speaking


Physical Education

Stretching

Team Activities

Sportsmanship


7TH GRADE

 Sadlier Math

The Real Number System

Number Sense and Operations: Patterns in Numbers

Algebra

Graphing and Data Analysis

Number Theory

Proportions, Percents, and Probability

Geometry

Problem Solving/Reasoning and Proof

 

Science

Cells

Genetics

Natural Selection/Evolution

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration

Ecosystems

Plants and Soil

Cycles in Nature

Human Body Systems

The Scientific Method

Current Events and Local Science Issues

Classical Age 500 B.C. to A.D. 500

Higher Order Thinking Skills

Language Arts, English, Literature

Writing, Grammar and Usage

Poetry

Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Drama

Sayings and Foreign Phrases

Early Civilizations 40,000 to 500 B.C.

Classical Age 500 B.C. to A.D. 500

Higher Order Thinking Skills


Social Studies

American History

Launching a New Government (Post Revolution)

Age of Jefferson (Louisiana Purchase; War of 1812)

Industrial Revolution

Age of Jackson

Westward Expansion (Oregon; Texas; California and the Southwest; Gold Rush; War with Mexico)

Life and Industry in the North and South

Slavery and Abolition

Approach to American Civil War (Slavery; Compromises; Election of Lincoln)

The American Civil War

Reconstruction

The New West (Native American way of life and broken treaties; Mining and Railroads; Cattle Kingdom; Farming)

Industrial Growth (Inventions; Big Business; Labor Unions)

New Urban Culture (Immigration; Growth of Cities)

Imperialism and Expansion (Pacific; Alaska; War with Spain; Latin America)

Build up to World War I

Contemporary Issues


National History Day research project

 


8TH GRADE

Math

Algebra: Expressions and Equations

The Real Number System

Linear Equations and Inequalities

Relations and Functions

Graphing Relations and Functions

Monomials

Polynomials and Nonlinear Functions

Factoring: The FOIL Method

Quadratic and Exponential Functions

Geometry

Problem Solving/Reasoning and Proof


Science

Chemistry: The Nature of Matter

Physics: Forces and Motion

Earth Science: 

     Rocks and Minerals

     The Atmosphere

     Weather and Climate

     Oceanography

     The Universe

     The Scientific Method

Current Events and Local Science Issues

Language Arts,  English, Literature

Written and oral expression, reading, vocabulary (Greek and Latin roots), grammar, essay writing

Ongoing development of character virtues with emphasis on community service.    

Poetry 

Fiction, Non-Fiction

Sayings and Foreign Phrases

Higher Order Thinking Skills

Social Studies
American History

Geography, History and the Social Sciences

Before the First Global Age (Early Civilizations of the Americas; Native American Culture; Trade Networks of Asia and Africa; Change in Europe)

Exploration and Colonization

Thirteen English Colonies

Colonial Crisis (French and Indian War; Taxes and Protest)

The American Revolution

Creating a Republic

The U.S. Constitution

Rights and Responsibilities of Citizens Hawaiian History

Western Arrival

The Kamehameha Dynasty

Whalers and Traders

Missionaries and Education in Hawaii

Foreign Entanglements

Sugar

Kalakaua, Lili’uokalani and the Annexation of Hawaii

National History Day research project

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