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Grade 8

VCS Grade 8 Curriculum Map

  ELA Science Math Social Studies Other
First Trimester *Fall Writing Prompt
*Narrative
*Author Study
*Veteran Interview
*The Wave
*Independent Unit
Lucy Calkins Units of Study
ELA Common Core
*Physical Science
*Project-Based Energy
PBIS
StemScopes
Next Generation Science Standards
Grade 8 Program: Holt McDougal Mathematics
Algebra 1: Glencoe
Geometry: McDougall
*Civics
Finding Katahdin (Maine studies)
Current events
Individualized topic of interest
*Election Unit (Oct.)
*Middle School Play (Nov. 16)
*Cole Land Transportation Museum Visit (October 27)
 
Second Trimester *Night or I Have Lived A Thousand Years
*To Be a Slave
*Research Paper (WWII)
*Intertextuality Piece
*Letters about Literature
*Narrative
Lucy Calkins Units of Study
ELA Common Core
*Physical Science
*Vehicles in Motion
PBIS
StemScopes
Next Generation Science Standards
Grade 8 Program: Holt McDougal Mathematics
Algebra 1: Glencoe
Geometry: McDougall
*U.S. History (Civil War to Present)
Current events
Individualized topic of interest
*Geography Bee
*Spelling Bee
*Civic Oration
*Math Counts
*December Unit
*Talent Show
*Robotics Competition (Regional & State)
Third Trimester *Short Story Unit
*Story Critique
*Book Blog
*Small Group Novels
*Poetry
*Informative Essay
*Grade 8 Play
*Play Prompt
Lucy Calkins Units of Study
ELA Common Core
*Physical Science
*Chemistry
PBIS
StemScopes
Next Generation Science Standards
Grade 8 Program: Holt McDougal Mathematics
Algebra 1: Glencoe
Geometry: McDougall
*U.S. History contÕd. (Civil War to Present)
Current events
Individualized topic of interest
*Grade 8 Play
*Grade 8 Trip