Middle School Curriculum

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Sixth Grade

Seventh Grade

Eighth Grade

Core Classes Core Classes Core Classes
Language Arts 6 (integrated) Language Arts 7 (integrated) Language Arts 8 (integrated)
Math 6 or Pre-Algebra Math 7 or Algebra 1 Math 8/Algebra 1 or Geometry
Science 6 Science 7 Science 8
Social Studies 6 Social Studies 7 Social Studies 8
     
Expanded Core Expanded Core Expanded Core
Reading Extension Tiered Reading Extension Tiered Reading Extension Tiered
Reading Seminar 6 (middle/high) Reading Seminar 7 (middle/high) Reading Seminar 8 (middle/high)
Reading 6 (READ 180) (.5 to 1.0) Reading 7 (READ 180) (.5 to 1.0) Reading 8 (READ 180) (.5 to 1.0)
     
Integrated Physical
Education/Health
Integrated Physical
Education/Health
Integrated Physical
Education/Health
Physical Education/Health (1.0) Physical Education/Health (.5) Physical Education/Health (.5)
  Cheerleading/Health (1.0) Cheerleading/Health (1.0)
  Dance Team/Health (1.0) Drill Team/Health (1.0)
     
     
  Elective courses in both columns available in seventh and eighth grade.
* Electives successfully completed in 7th grade are not available
for enrollment in 8th grade.
Electives Electives Electives
Communications/Multi-Media 6 (.25) Communications/Multi-Media (.5) Communications/Multi-Media (.5)
Leadership Today 6 (.25) Intro into Leadership 1 (.5) * Yearbook (.5)
Computer 6 (.25) Digital Communication (.5) * Intro to Leadership 1 (.5)
Focus On FACS (.25) Explorations in Technology (.5) * Intro to Leadership 2 (.5)
TechEd Modules 6 (.25) Art 1 (.5) * Careers (.5)
Art 6 (.25) Art 2 (.5) Digital Communication (.5)
French 6 (.25) French 7/8 Beyond Basic French (.5) * Computer Applications (.5)
Spanish 6 (.25) Spanish 7/8 Beyond Basic Spanish (.5) Explorations in Technology (.5)
Choir 6 (.5 or 1.0) Sewing 7/8 Technology of Sewing (.5) * Intro to Materials & Processes (.5)
Band 6 (1.0) Creating Foods (.5) Art 1 (.5)
Orchestra 6 (1.0) Intermediate Choir (1.0) Art 2 (.5)
  Advanced Choir (1.0) * Art 3 (.5)
Academic Support Advanced Ensemble (1.0) French 7/8 Beyond Basic French (.5)
Tutorial/Guided Study Intermediate Band (1.0) * French 1 (1.0)
ELL Advanced Band (1.0) Spanish 7/8 Beyond Basic Spanish (.5)
Resource Jazz Band (.5) * Spanish 1 (1.0)
QUEST/Gifted * 7th Grade Orchestra (1.0) Sewing 7/8 Technology of Sewing (.5)
  Intro to Theater (.5) * Exploring Foods (.5)
  Theatre (.5) Creating Foods (.5)
  Stagecraft (.5) Intermediate Choir (1.0)
    Advanced Choir (1.0)
    Advanced Ensemble (1.0)
  Academic Support Intermediate Band (1.0)
  Tutorial/Guided Study Advanced Band (1.0)
  ELL Jazz Band (.5)
  Resource * 8th Grade Orchestra (1.0)
  QUEST/Gifted Intro to Theater (.5)
    Theatre (.5)
    Stagecraft (.5)
   
     
    Academic Support
    Tutorial/Guided Study
    ELL
    Resource
    QUEST/Gifted
     
     
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