Decimals Order a set of rational numbers Multiply and divide decimals Generate equivalent forms of fractions and decimals. Intro to Integers & Coordinate Plane Graph on all 4 quadrants using ordered pairs Identify a number, its opposite and its absolute value Locate, compare and order integers Classify whole numbers, integers and rational numbers using a visual representation Integer Operations Generate equivalent expressions using the properties of operations. Solve expressions using order of operations, exponents and prime factorization Add, subtract, multiply and divide integers fluently.
Fraction Operations Find the prime factorization of a number and use exponents Extend division problems to include a/b Multiply and divide fractions, including whole numbers Determine whether a quantity is increased or decreased when multiplied by a fraction greater than one and less than one Intro to Algebra Distinguish between expressions and equations Determine if 2 expressions are equivalent Determine a function for an input/output table Represent a given situation using verbal descriptions, tables, graphs and equations in the form of y = kx or y = x + b
Expressions and Equations Represent solutions for one variable, & one step equations on number lines Translate word phrases to algebraic expressions Use variable to represent unknowns Determine if the given value makes an equation or inequality true. Model and solve one variable, one step equations Ratios, Rates and Proportionality Convert within the metric and customary system Find rate of comparison of 2 quantities having different units Solve ratio problems Data Analysis Dot Plots, Stem and Leaf Plots, Histograms, Box Plots, and Bar Graphs Describe the center, spread, shape of the data distribution, mean, and median
Percent Represent ratio and rates as fractions and decimals Show equivalence between fractions, decimals and percent Solve real life problems to find the whole given a part and the percent; the find the part given the whole and the percent and the find the percent given the part and the whole. Geometry Measurement Area of rectangles, parallelograms, trapezoids, triangles and volume of prisms Properties of a triangle Inequalities Represent inequalities on number lines Solve one step inequalities
Financial Literacy Compare features and costs of a checking accounts and debit cards offered by banks Debit cards vs. Credit cards Balance check register Credit History Credit Report Methods for paying for college Compare annual salaries and the effect it has over a lifetime
Scientific Process Skills Scientific method, observations, analyzing data Safety and Equipment Demonstrate safe lab practices, use appropriate tools to collect, record, and analyze data Matter Periodic table Differentiate between elements and compounds Compare metals, nonmetals, and metalloids Calculate density Chemical versus physical changes Identify the formation of a new substance, using evidence of a possible chemical change Force and Motion Compare and contrast potential and kinetic energy Calculate average speed Measure and graph changes in motion
Energy Identify the various forms of energy Energy be changed from one form to another Investigate methods of thermal energy transfer Renewable and non-renewable energy sources Earth and Space Build a scale model of the structural layers of the Earth Identify and describe how plate tectonics causes major geological events Rock Cycle Space Travel Planets
Organisms Composed of one or more cells Taxonomic classifications Microscopes Ecosystems- biotic and abiotic parts of an ecosystem EOC Exam
People, places and societies of the Contemporary World *Basic Geography, Economy and Government *Latin America *Europe *Asia *Middle East *Africa *Australia/Antarctica/Oceania
READING IS THINKING Develop reading strategies to make meaning out of reading. PRACTICE – PRACTICE PRACTICE Read 30 minutes five nights a week. Please support our book challenge this year. They can do it!
STAAR REPORTING CATEGORY 1: Understanding and Analysis across Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Drama. Media Literacy is included. REPORTING CATEGORY 2: Understanding and Analysis of Literary Texts Analysis : inferencing, drawing conclusions, summarizing, recognizing author’s use of dialect. REPORTING CATEGORY 3: Understanding and Analysis of Informational Texts Informational: Expository, Persuasive, Procedural texts.
Springboard Unit 1: Changes in Me. We will study storytelling. We will write a personal narrative about an incident that had an impact on our life. We will also write an expository essay about an incident that changed us. Unit 2: Changes in My World. We will study and create short stories. We will also pick a story and create a news broadcast. Presentations will be videoed and presented in groups. Unit 3: Changes in Self Perception. This is a novel study of HOLES. We will write and use film clips to study characterization. Unit 5: Changes in Times and Places. We will research an everyday item and measure its impact on society.
Family & Student Access is an internet-based website that allows parents & students to easily keep track of students' attendance, progress, and emergency information. We will generate our list and rely on accurate information from Parent Access. Please complete the online/registration update in Family Access. Go to Allenisd.org, click Parents, select Family and Student Access, and click on “Click here to log in to Family Access”, then enter log in and password. Parent Access Parent Access
SR (Student Resources) allows students to access the same resources at home as they would have on their computer desktop at school. Must download the Citrix client to your laptop first. Go to Norton’s website, click Students, then click Student Access to Network from home. Username and Password SR SR
Thank you for your support and for being here tonight. Please sign up for parent- teacher conferences, by homeroom teacher, on the tables. Mrs. Hintze and Mrs. Johnson will send out signups by and signup genius.