Integrated Curriculum 8th grade

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Half Life6.3 (A), 6.3 (B), 6.3 (E), 6.7 (A), 6.7 (B),
Investigate the Mystery: Finding Facts 6.2 (A), 6.2 (C), 6.3 (A), 6.3 (B),
Investigate the Mystery: Transmission of Diseases6.2 (C),
Investigate the Mystery: Designing an Experiment6.2 (A), 6.2 (C), 6.2 (D), 6.3 (A),
Malaria6.2 (A), 6.2 (B), 6.2 (C), 6.2 (D), 6.3 (A), 6.3 (B), 6.5 (A),

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Exchange Rates6.2 (C), 6.3 (A), 6.8 (D),
Shipping Costs 6.2 (A), 6.2 (B), 6.3 (A), 6.8 (B), 6.8 (D), 6.12 (A),
How do you Measure up?6.2 (A), 6.4 (A), 6.4 (B), 6.8 (B), 6.8 (D), 6.13 (B),
Measurement6.2 (C), 6.8 (B), 6.8 (D),
Analyzing Temparature6.10 (A), 6.10 (B), 6.10 (C), 6.10 (D),
Half-Life6.4 (A), 6.7, 6.10 (D), 6.12 (A), 6.13 (A),

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Timelines6.8 (B), 6.8 (C), 6.8 (D), 6.10 (B),
Persuasive Writing 6.10 (L), 6.11 (B), 6.11 (C), 6.13 (B), 6.13 (C), 6.13 (D), 6.13 (F), 6.13 (I), 6.15 (C), 6.15 (F), 6.15 (H), 6, 24 (A),
Descriptive Adjectives6.6 (A), 6.6 (C), 6.7 (A), 6.7 (C), 6.7 (D), 6.9 (C), 6.15 (A), 6.15 (C), 6.17 (A), 6.17 (B), 6.17 (C), 6.17 (D), 6.17 (E), 6.17 (F), 6.17 (G), 6.17 (H),
Prefixes and Suffixes6.6 (A), 6.6 (B), 6.6 (C), 6.9 (D), 6.17 (F), 6.17 (G),
Word Origins6.6 (C), 6.9 (G), 6.16 (B), 6.16 (D), 6.16 (E), 6.16 (F), 6.17 (A), 6.17 (B), 6.17 (G), 6.18 (H),

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Absolute Location6.21 (C), 6.21 (F), 6.22 (A), 6.3 (A), 6.3 (B), 6.3 (C),
Explore South America 6.21 (C), 6.21 (F), 6.22 (A), 6.3 (B),
Research6.1 (A), 6.1 (B), 6.2 (A), 6.2 (B), 6.4 (A), 6.4 (B), 6.4 (C), 6.4 (D), 6.15 (B), 6.15 (D), 6.17 (C), 6.19 (A), 6.21 (E),
Local Climate6.3 (B), 6.3 (C), 6.6 (A), 6.6 (B), 6.6 (C), 6.7 (A), 6.21 (B), 6.21 (C),

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Cholera epidemic in New York in the 1830s.

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Science

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Photosynthesis and Chemical Equations6.7 (A), 6.8 (B), 6.9 (C), 6.10 (B), 6.12 (C), 7.8 (B), 7.12 (B), 8.2 (C), 8.3 (E), 8.6 (C), 8.9 (A), 8.9 (C),
Investigating the Mystery: Disease Symptoms and Transmission 8.2 (A), 8.2 (B), 8.2 (C), 8.2 (D), 8.3, (A), 8.6 (A),
Outbreak! of infections diseases8.2 (E), 8.3 (A), 8.3 (C), 8.3 (D), 8.3 (E), 8.5 (A), 8.5 (B), 8.5 (C), 8.6 (A), 8.6 (B), 8.9 (A), 8.9 (B), 8.9 (C), 8.9 (D), 8.11 (A), 8.11 (B), 8.11 (C),

 

Math

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Comparing Ratios8.2 (A), 8.2 (B), 8.3 (B), 8.4 (A), 8.4 (B), 8.7 (B), 8.8 (A), 8.8 (B), 8.8 (C), 8.10 (A), 8.14 (A), 8.14 (B),
Surface Area and Volume8.2 (A), 8.2 (B), 8.3 (B), 8.4 (A), 8.4 (B), 8.7 (B), 8.8 (A), 8.8 (B), 8.14 (A), 8.14 (B),
Comparing Distances8.2 (A), 8.2 (B), 8.3 (A), 8.3 (B), 8.4 (A), 8.4 (B), 8.7 (B), 8.8 (C), 8.14 (A), 8.14 (B),

 

English

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Outlining8.2 (A), 8.11 (A), 8.11 (C), 8.12 (F), 8.15 (A), 8.15 (F), 8.15 (H), 8.18 (A), 8.18 (B),
Finding Your Voice 8.2 (A), 8.2 (B), 8.3 (C), 8.4 (A), 8.4 (B), 8.12 (D), 8.12 (J), 8.12 (K), 8.15 (E), 8.15 (G),
Build A Plot8.12 (E), 8.12 (G), 8.12 (G),

 

Social Studies

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Graph It!8.10 (B), 8.11 (A), 8.28 (B), 8.29 (C),
Tenement Reform8.12 (B), 8.25 (A), 8.29 (A), 8.29 (C),
U.S. Immigration8.2 (A), 8.6 (E), 8.11 (A), 8.12 (A), 8.12 (C), 8.15 (B), 8.20 (F), 8.22 (A), 8.24 (A), 8.24 (C), 8.24 (D), 8.26 (B), 8.26 (C), 8.27 (A), 8.30 (A), 8.30 (B), 8.30 (C), 8.30 (D), 8.30 (F), 8.30 (G), 8.30 (H),
The Irish Conflict8.2 (A), 8.11 (A), 8.11 (B), 8.12 (A), 8.15 (B), 8.22 (A), 8.24 (A), 8.24 (D), 8.26 (B), 8.26 (C), 8.29 (C), 8.30 (A), 8.30 (B), 8.30 (C), 8.30 (D), 8.30 (F), 8.31 (A),
Emigration Ballads

 

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Deals with the 19th-century textile industry and the byssinosis (brown lung) that many workers contracted.

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Science

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
You and Your Lungs: Coughing8.2 (B), 8.2 (C), 8.4 (A), 8.4 (B), 8.6 (A),
Let’s Investigate the Mystery 8.2 (A), 8.2 (B), 8.2 (C), 8.3 (A), 8.4 (B),
Modes of Transmission8.2 (C), 8.2 (D), 8.2 (E), 8.3 (A), 8.4 (B),
Byssinosis Brochure 8.3 (B), 8.3 (D), 8.28 (C), 8.29 (C),

 

Math

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Bookstore Geometry8.3 (A), 8.7 (A), 8.7 (B), 8.7 (C), 8.8 (C), 8.9 (A), 8.9 (B), 8.14 (A),
Geographic Operations8.1 (D), 8.2 (A), 8.2 (B), 8.3 (B), 8.4, 8.7 (C), 8.7 (D), 8.14 (A), 8.14 (B), 8.16 (A), 8.16 (B),
Deal or No Deal8.1 (D), 8.2 (A), 8.11 (A), 8.11 (B), 8.11 (C), 8.12 (A), 8.13 (A), 8.13 (B), 8.14 (A),

 

English

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Tip of the Iceberg8.10 (A), 8.11 (A), 8.15 (A), 8.15 (B), 8.15 (F), 8.15 (G), 8.15 (H), 8.17 (D), 8.17 (F), 8.18 (A),
Persuasive Writing 8.10 (A), 8.10 (H), 8.10 (K), 8.13 (A), 8.13 (E), 8.15 (B), 8.15 (E), 8.15 (H), 8.16 (B), 8.16 (F), 8.17 (F), 8.18 (A), 8.18 (C), 8.18 (D), 8.18 (E), 8.18 (F),
Walk a Mile in my Shoes8.4 (A), 8.10 (D), 8.10 (H), 8.11 (A), 8.12 (H), 8.15 (A), 8.18 (A), 8.18 (B), 8.18 (E), 8.21 (A),

 

Social Studies

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Introduction to the Industrial Revolution8.28 (A), 8.28 (C), 8.28 (D), 8.29 (A), 8.29 (B),
Technological Innovations of the Industrial Revolution 8.1 (A), 8.28 (A), 8.28 (C), 8.28 (D), 8.29 (A), 8.32 (A),
Cotton Mill Brochure 8.14 (B), 8.24 (E), 8.28 (A), 8.28 (C), 8.28 (D), 8.30 (E), 8.31 (D),
The History of Cotton8.28 (A), 8.28 (C), 8.28 (D), 8.29 (A), 8.29 (B), 8.29 (C),
Cotton Mill Dialogue 8.14 (B), 8.24 (D), 8.24 (E), 8.28 (A), 8.28 (C), 8.28 (D), 8.29 (A), 8.29 (C), 8.31 (D),

 

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Investigates bioterrorism, focusing on the use of smallpox during the French and Indian War in the 18th Century.

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Science

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Investigating – Which Mode?8.2 (A), 8.2 (C), 8.2 (D),
Investigating – Which Pox? 8.2 (A), 8.2 (C), 8.2 (D), 8.2 (E), 8.3 (A), 8.3 (B), 8.3 (C), 8.4 (A),
Classifying Infectious Diseases8.2 (C), 8.2 (D) 8.3 (A), 8.3 (B), 8.3 (C), 8.3 (D), 8.4 (A),
Smallpox Still Exists!8.2 (A), 8.2 (D) 8.3 (A), 8.3 (B), 8.3 (C), 8.3 (D), 8.4 (A),
Population Genetics 8.2 (B), 8.3 (A), 8.3 (B), 8.3 (C), 8.4 (A), 8.11 (A),
Mysterious Rainbows 8.1 (A), 8.2 (A), 8.2 (C), 8.2 (D), 8.3 (A), 8.3 (C), 8.9 (D), 8.10 (A), 8.20 (D),
TR Science 78.1 (A), 8.2 (A), 8.2 (C), 8.2 (D), 8.3 (A), 8.3 (C), 8.9 (D), 8.10 (A), 8.20 (D),

 

Math

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Percents – The Classroom and Beyond8.3 (A), 8.3 (B), 8.14 (A),
How Do Your Marbles Roll?8.3 (A), 8.3 (B), 8.11 (A), 8.11 (B), 8.11 (C), 8.13 (A), 8.14 (A),
How Many Dots?8.1 (C), 8.2 (A), 8.2 (D), 8.5 (A), 8.7 (B), 8.8 (A), 8.8 (B), 8.8 (C), 8.14 (A),
Going With the Flow 8.2 (D), 8.3 (B), 8.5 (A), 8.5 (B), 8.8 (A), 8.11 (C), 8.14 (A), 8.14 (B),

 

English

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
My Myth8.12 (G), 8.15 (E), 8.17 (G),
Cultural Myths 8.4 (B), 8.5(B), 8.5 (D), 8.5 (E), 8.5 (F), 8.8 (B), 8.11 (D), 8.13 (I), 8.14 (A), 8.14 (B), 8.14 (C), 8.15 (A), 8.15 (C), 8.15 (E), 8.19 (E),
Sources8.1 (C), 8.4 (A), 8.10 (A), 8.10 (B), 8.10 (D), 8.12 (A), 8.12 (C), 8.15 (A), 8.18 (A),

 

Social Studies

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Colony Fair8.1 (A), 8.2 (A), 8.11 (A), 8.11 (B), 8.12 (A)
Media in the French and Indian War8.1 (A), 8.2 (A)
Colonies Post Bellum8.1 (A), 8.2 (A), 8.11 (A), 8.12 (A), 8.32 (A)
Primary and Secondary Sources8.1 (A)

 

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Deals with the dangers of lead poisoning in the setting of south Texas and Mexico.

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Science

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Investigate the Mystery8.2(A), 8.2(B), 8.2(C), 8.2(D), 8.2(E), 8.3(A), 8.4(A), 8.4(B),
Hazardous Household Materials8.1(A), 8.2(A), 8.2(B), 8.2(C), 8.2(D), 8.2(E), 8.3(A), 8.4(A), 8.4(B), 8.9(D)
Properties of Metals 8.1(A), 8.1(B), 8.2(A), 8.2(B), 8.2(C), 8.2(D), 8.3(A), 8.4(A), 8.9(A), 8.9(B), 8.9(D),
Lead Poisoning: Case Studies8.1(A), 8.2(C), 8.2(D), 8.3(A), 8.4(B),

 

Math

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Personification 8.5(B), 8.5(E), 8.10(D), 8.12(J), 8.15(D), 8.15(G), 8.17(D), 8.17(F), 8.17(G), 8.18(A), 8.18(H), 8.19(A), 8.19(B), 8.24(A),
Say What?8.3(A), 8.3(B), 8.3(C), 8.4(C), 8.6(A), 8.9(D), 8.9(E), 8.10(C), 8.10(H), 8.14(B), 8.19(C), 8.19(E),
Bookmark Summaries8.10(D), 8.10(F), 8.10(G), 8.10(K), 8.10(L), 8.11(A), 8.11(B), 8.11(C), 8.11(D), 8.12(F), 8.12(G), 8.12(K), 8.15(C), 8.15(H), 8.16(B), 8.16(C), 8.16(D), 8.16(F), 8.17(A), 8.17(B), 8.17(C), 8.17(D), 8.17(E), 8.17(F), 8.17(G), 8.17(H), 8.17(I), 8.18(C), 8.18(D), 8.18(E), 8.18(F), 8.18(G), 8.18(H), 8.24(A), 8.24(B),
What Can You Infer? 8.10(H), 8.11(B), 8.11(C), 8.12(F), 8.14(A), 8.15(B), 8.15(D), 8.15(E), 8.15(F), 8.15(G), 8.15(H),
Exploring Setting 8.11(B), 8.12(G), 8.12(J), 8.15(A), 8.15(H), 8.18(A), 8.22(B), 8.23(A),

 

English

Individual LessonsThe Main TEKS Covered:
Who’s got the Power?8.1(C), 8.3(A), 8.3(B), 8.4(D), 8.16(A), 8.16(B), 6.11(B), 6.11(C), 6.12(A), 6.12(B), 6.12(C), 6.22(D), 6.22(E),
Create Your Own Country8.3(A, B), 8.4(D), 8.16(A, B) 8.17(A), 8.20(B, F), 8.21(A), 8.22(A), 8.23(B), 8.30(D, E), 8.31(D),
Bill of Rights Bingo8.3(B), 8.20(A), 8.20(B), 8.20(F), 8.22(A), 8.22(B), 8.30(E),
Roaring River Board Game8.1(C), 8.5(A), 8.5(E), 8.11(A), 8.11(C), 8.12(A), 8.22(A), 8.28(B), 8.30(D), 8.30(E), 8.32(A), 8.32(B),
Mock Libel Trial 8.3(A), 8.3(B), 8.4(A), 8.4(B), 8.16(A), 8.20(F), 8.21(A), 8.22(B), 8.30(D), 8.30(E),
Extra! Extra! 8.3(A), 8.3(B), 8.4(A), 8.4(B), 8.16(A), 8.20(F), 8.21(A), 8.21(B), 8.22(A), 8.22(B), 8.30(D), 8.30(E), 8.31(D),

 

Social Studies

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Growing DuckweedOverview,Lesson Plan, Activity Plan6.1 (A, B), 6.2 (A, B, C, D, C), 6.3 (A, C, D), 6.4 (B), 6.11 (A, C)
Too Many DiapersOverview,Lesson Plan, Activity Plan6.2 (A, B, C), 6.3 (A), 6.4 (A, B), 6.10, 6.11 (A)
Contaminating the Water CycleOverview,Lesson Plan, Activity Plan6.1 (C), 6.2 (B, C), 6.4 (B), 6.8 (B), 6.11 (D)
Marshmallow MutationsOverview,Lesson Plan, Activity Plan6.2(C), 6.3 (C), 6.11 (A, B), 6.12 (B)

 

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