**SECOND TRIMESTER**

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**Grade 6 Math**

**Number System**

- Use distributive property to express a sum of two whole numbers with a common factor as a multiple of two whole numbers with no common factor.
- Solve real-world and mathematical problems using rational numbers, coordinate plane, coordinates, and absolute value.

**Equations and Expressions**

- Read, write, and evaluate numerical expressions involving exponents and/or variables
- Read, write, and solve equations and inequalities
- Recognize two expressions that are equivalent
- Understand and explain that writing and solving equations and inequalities is a process of answering questions
- Write and solve real-world and mathematical problems using variables, expressions and equations
- Write an inequality, and represent a constraint or condition in a real-world or mathematical problems with inequalities
- Use variables to represent two quantities in real-world problem that change in relationship to one another
- Identify and represent both the dependent and independent variable
- Analyze the relationships between dependent and independent variables using graphs, tables, and equations.

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**Grade 7**

**Expressions and Equations**

- Add, subtract, and expand linear expressions with rational coefficients by applying properties of operations as strategies
- Rewrite expressions in different forms to understand the relationships among numbers
- Construct simple equations and inequalities to solve problems
- Compare and algebraic solution to an arithmetic solution
- Solve world problems involving inequalities graph and interpret the solution set in the context of the problem

**Geometry**

- Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures
- Draw geometric shapes with given conditions using free hand, ruler, and protractor, and technology
- Describe two dimensional figures resulting from slicing three dimensional figures
- Know and understand the formulas for calculating areas and circumference of a circle.
- Write and solve simple equations and multi-step problems using facts about supplementary, complimentary, vertical, and adjacent angles
- Solve real world and mathematical problems involving area, volume, and surface area of two-and-dimensional problems

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**Grade 8**

**Expressions and Equations**

- Graph proportional relationships, interpret unit rate as the slope of the graph
- Use similar triangles to explain the relationship between two equal slopes drawn from different points on a graph
- Derive the equation for a line passing through the origin and a line intercepting the vertical line at a point.
- Solve linear equations in one variable
- Analyze and solve pairs of simultaneous linear equations

**Functions**

- Understand a function as a rule that assigns to each input exactly one output
- Identify and write ordered pairs
- Read and compare properties of two functions represented in different ways- algebraically, numerically, in tables, verbal descriptions
- Construct a function to model a linear relationship between two quantities
- Determine the rate of change and initial value of the function from a description of a relationship
- Interpret the rate of change and initial value of a linear function in terms of the situation it models or its graph or table of values
- Describe qualitatively the functional relationship between two quantities by analyzing a graph
- Sketch a graph of a function that has been described verbally.
- Verify properties of rotations, reflections, and translations
- Understand congruency of a two-dimensional figure
- Describe the effect of dilations, translations, rotations, and reflections on two –dimensional figures using coordinates
- Establish facts about: the angle sum and exterior angle of triangles
- Establish angles created when parallel lines are cut by transversal

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**Grade 7 Religion**

- Advent and Christmas
- Understand the fulfillment of the promise of God is Jesus Christ our Savior
- Understand Jesus as the Promised Messiah
- The coming of God’s kingdom
- Understand the teaching of Jesus Christ about the kingdom of God
- Understand and appreciate Jesus the healer
- Understand Jesus the bread of life.
- Understand and appreciate Jesus as our Savior
- The Sacrament of Baptism
- Sacrament of Confirmation
- The Eucharist
- Penance and Anointing of the Sick
- Holy Orders and Matrimony

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**Grade 8 Science**

- Structure of the Universe
- Stars and life cycle of Stars
- Models of the Solar System
- Gravity and the Solar System
- The Sun
- The terrestrial Planets and the Gas Giant Planets
- Other Smaller Bodies in the Solar System
- Technology for Space Exploration
- History of Space Exploration