Sie sind auf Seite 1von 2

Science

Science • Velocity of object is rate of change • Unbalanced forces changes velocity • All

Velocity of object is rate of change

Unbalanced forces changes velocity

All matter is comprised of one or more elements

Planets and other bodies that orbit the sun in predictable paths

In chemical reactions atoms are rearranged into different combinations of molecules

Principles of chemistry underlie functioning of biological systems

Periodic table is organized based on properties of the elements

All objects experience a buoyant force when immersed in a fluid

objects experience a buoyant force when immersed in a fluid P:C&I/Standard Brochures History/Social Studies The

P:C&I/Standard Brochures

History/Social Studies

a fluid P:C&I/Standard Brochures History/Social Studies The focus of their year is on United States History

The focus of their year is on

United States History & Geography:

Growth and Conflict

They work to develop understandings of:

Major events preceding the founding of the nation and relate their significance to the development of American consti- tutional democracy

Political principles underlying the U.S. Constitution and compare the enumer- ated and implied powers of the federal government

Foundation of the American political system and the ways in which citizens participate in it

Aspirations and ideals of the people of the new nation

U.S. foreign policy in early Republic

Divergent paths of American people from 1800 to mid-1800’s & challenges

Ideals of Declaration of Independence

Multiple causes, key events, and com- plex consequences of Civil War

Reconstruction

Industrial Revolution

Mission While nurturing our strong sense of community, rich in diversity, we will develop productive
Mission
While nurturing our strong sense of
community, rich in diversity, we will
develop productive citizens who
excel academically and grow
personally by providing quality
education in a student centered
environment built on the foundation
of family and community involvement.

Board of Education

Lori Strauss, President Carlos Sanabria, Clerk Tobi Laird-Benz Emil Geddes Heather Partida

District Administration

Merrill M. Grant, Ed.D.- Superintendent Margaret Kruse - Asst. Superintendent, Human Resources Scott Anderson, Business Manager Michael Bowen - Director, Curriculum & Instruction Margo Olson - Director, Intervention & Special Education Jan Steed - Director, Student Services Tom Wilson, Technology Coordinator

BRENTWOOD UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT

255 Guthrie Lane Brentwood, CA 94513 (925) 513-6300

www.brentwood.k12.ca.us

Grade 8

BRENTWOOD UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT

Content Standards for Grade 8

UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT Content Standards for Grade 8 The Brentwood Union School District considers the education

The Brentwood Union School District considers the education of your child to be our most important responsibility.

This brochure is designed to share grade level standards and benchmarks with you. Your understanding of what your child is expected to learn at each grade level is essential as we work together for him/her to reach fullest potential.

Improving the Quality of Life Through a Quality Education”

Revised 7-2012

Language Arts

Mathematics

Language Arts Mathematics Reading Vocabulary development includes use of idioms, analogies, metaphors, and similes and the
Language Arts Mathematics Reading Vocabulary development includes use of idioms, analogies, metaphors, and similes and the

Reading

Language Arts Mathematics Reading Vocabulary development includes use of idioms, analogies, metaphors, and similes and the

Vocabulary development includes use of idioms, analogies, metaphors, and similes and the understanding of the history of English language

and the understanding of the history of English language • Use information from a variety of

Use information from a variety of consumer, workplace, and public documents to explain a situation or decision and to solve a problem

to explain a situation or decision and to solve a problem • Evaluate structural elements and

Evaluate structural elements and development of plot and address of conflict

Compare and contrast motivations and reactions of characters from different historical eras

and reactions of characters from different historical eras . Writing . 1.0 Identify, use arithmetic properties
and reactions of characters from different historical eras . Writing . 1.0 Identify, use arithmetic properties
and reactions of characters from different historical eras . Writing . 1.0 Identify, use arithmetic properties

.Writing.

of characters from different historical eras . Writing . 1.0 Identify, use arithmetic properties of integers,
of characters from different historical eras . Writing . 1.0 Identify, use arithmetic properties of integers,

1.0 Identify, use arithmetic properties of integers,

rational, irrational, and real numbers

14.0 Solve quadratic equation by factoring or

completing the square

Create compositions that establish a controlling

Standard 5: Writing Applications

impression, have coherent thesis, and end with a

clear and well-supported conclusion

(Genres and their Characteristics)

2.0

Understand and use operations:

15.0

Apply algebraic techniques to solve rate, work, and

Taking the opposite Taking a root

Finding reciprocal Raising to fractional power

percent problems

3.0

Solve equations using absolute values

16.0

Understand concepts of relation and function

 

17.0

Determine domain of independent variables and

4.0

equations in one variable

Simplify expressions before solving linear

range of dependent variables

5.0 Solve multistep problems, including word problems,

involving linear equations

6.0

Graph linear equation and compute x-, y- intercepts

7.0

Verify that a point lies on a line

8.0

Understand concepts of parallel & perpendicular

lines and how slopes are related

9.0 Solve system of 2 linear equations in 2 variables

and graph

10.0 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide monomials and

polynomials

18.0 Determine whether a relation defined by a graph,

set of ordered pairs, or symbolic expression is a

function and justify conclusion

19.0 Know quadratic formula and are familiar with its

proof by completing the square

20.0

Use quadratic formula to find roots

21.0

Graph quadratic functions and know their roots

are x-intercepts

22.0 Use quadratic formula or factoring to determine

intersection point

23.0

Apply quadratic equations to physical problems

24.0

Use and know simple aspects of a logical argument

25.0

Use properties of number system to judge

Student Revise writes writing narrative, for word expository, choice, organization, persuasive, and

descriptive consistent texts point of at of least view and 500 transitions to 700 words in each

of at of least view and 500 transitions to 700 words in each Standard 6: Written

Standard 6: Written and Oral English

Biographies, autobiographies

Responses to literature, research reports

Language Conventions

Student Persuasive writes and compositions speaks with a command of standard

English conventions appropriate to this grade level.

English conventions appropriate to this grade level. Listening & Speaking • Paraphrase speaker’s purpose

Listening & Speaking

appropriate to this grade level. Listening & Speaking • Paraphrase speaker’s purpose and point of view

Paraphrase speaker’s purpose and point of view

Prepare speech outline

Use appropriate grammar, word choice, pace

 

11.0

Factor, find common factor

Narrative presentations, Responses to literature

12.0

Simplify fractions with polynomials

Research presentations

Language Arts benchmarks bulleted are those identified as ‘Critical Benchmarks’ for the grade level. For a complete listing of all grade level benchmarks,

or contact Mary Black, Director of Curriculum.

visit the BUSD website at www.brentwood.k12.ca.us

Mathematics benchmarks bulleted are those identified as ‘Critical Benchmarks’ for the grade level. For a complete listing of all grade level benchmarks,

visit the BUSD website at www.brentwood.k12.ca.us

or contact Mary Black, Director of Curriculum.

P:C&I/Standard Brochures

Grade 8

Revised 7-2012