yellow line 4th – 8th Grade Curriculum


All courses offered at Hunter Academies provide students with the opportunity to discover and explore all content areas; including English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, and Science. In addition, our courses expose students to the real world applicability of the subject. Each course requires students to demonstrate critical thinking abilities through real-world problem solving, engaging academic activities, and inquiry based projects. Our rigorous curriculum and instruction supports students in their quest towards mastery.

    4th Grade Curriculum – Math and Science
Week NumberMathematics TopicScience Topic
1Topic 01: Multiplication and Division: Meanings and FactsTopic 01: Energy and Heat
2Topic 02: Generate and Analyze PatternsCont'd
3Topic 03: Place ValueTopic 02: Motion
4Topic 04: Addition and Subtraction of Whole NumbersCont'd
5Topic 05: Number Sense: Multiplying by 1-Digit NumbersTopic 03: Electricity
6Topic 06: Developing Fluency: Multiplying by 1-Digit NumbersCont'd
7Topic 07: Number Sense: Multiplying by 2-Digit NumbersTopic 04: Plants and Animals
8Topic 08: Developing Fluency: Multiplying by 2-Digit NumbersCont'd
9Topic 09: Number Sense: Dividing by 1-Digit DivisorsTopic 05: Ecosystems
10Topic 10: Developing Fluency: Dividing by 1-Digit DivisorsCont'd
11Topic 11: Fraction Equivalence and OrderingTopic 06: Earth's Resources
12Topic 12: Add & Subtract Fractions & Mixed Numbers with Like DenominatorsCont'd
13Topic 13: Extending Fraction ConceptsSkills Handbook Part 1: The Nature of Science
14Topic 14: Measurement Units and ConversionsCont'd
15Topic 15: Solving Measurement ProblemsSkills Handbook Part 2: Technology and Design
16Topic 16: Lines, Angles, and ShapesCont'd
17Topic 17: Step Up to Grade 5Review & Assessment Test
18Assessment TestCont'd

    5th Grade Curriculum – Math and Science
WeekMathematics TopicScience Topic
1Topic 01: Multiplicative Patterns on the Place Value ChartTopic 01: Properties of Matter
2Topic 02: Place Value and Rounding Decimal FractionsCont'd
3Topic 03: Multiplying DecimalsTopic 02: Forces and Motion
4Topic 04: Mental Strategies for Multi-Digit Whole Number MultiplicationCont'd
5Topic 05: Decimal Multi-Digit MultiplicationTopic 03: Growth and Survival
6Topic 06: Decimal Multi-Digit MultiplicationCont'd
7Topic 07: Equivalent FractionsTopic 04: Ecosystems
8Topic 08: Making Like Units Numerically
9Topic 09: Line Plots of Fraction MeasurementsTopic 05: The Water Cycle and Weather
10Topic 10: Multiplication of a Whole Number by a FractionCont'd
11Topic 11: Multiplication of a Fraction by a FractionTopic 06: Earth and Space
12Topic 12: Division of Fractions and Decimal FractionsCont'd
13Topic 13: Concepts of VolumeSkill Handbook Part 1: The Nature of Science
14Topic 14: Area of Rectangular Figures with Fractional Side LengthsCont'd
15Topic 15: Coordinate SystemsSkill Handbook Part 2: Design and Function
16Topic 16: Drawing Figures in the Coordinate PlaneCont'd
17Topic 17: Problem Solving in the Coordinate PlaneReview & Assessment
18Topic 18: Problem Solving in the Coordinate PlaneCont'd
19Review & AssessmentCont'd

    6th Grade Curriculum – Math and Science
WeekMathematics TopicScience Topic
1Topic 01: Use Positive Rational NumbersTopic 01: Cycles of the Moon, Sun and Earth
3Topic 02: Integers and Rational NumbersTopic 02: The Tilt of Earth and Its Orbit Produce Seasons
5Topic 03: Numeric and Algebraic ExpressionsTopic 03: Relationships and Attributes of the Solar System
7Topic 04: Represent and Solve Equations and InequalitiesTopic 04: The Forces That Keep Objects in the Solar System
9Topic 05: Understand and Use Ratio and RateTopic 05: Scale of size, distance between objects, movement, and apparent motion due to Earth's rotation and our cultural interpretation
11Topic 06: Understand and Use PercentTopic 06: Simple to Complex Microorganisms
13Topic 07: Solve Area, Surface Area and Volume ProblemsTopic 07: Conducting Experiments
15Topic 08: Display, Describe and Summarize DataTopic 08: The movement of heat: Conduction, Convention and Radiation
17Review & AssessmentReview & Assessment

    7th Grade Curriculum – Math and Science
WeekMathematics TopicScience Topic
1Topic 01: Integers and Rational NumbersTopic 01: Atoms and Molecules
2Topic 02: Real NumbersCont'd
3Topic 03: Analyze and Use Proportional RelationshipsTopic 02: Characteristics of Matter in Different States
4Topic 04: Analyze and Solve Percent ProblemsCont'd
5Topic 05: Generate Equivalent ExpressionsTopic 03: The Motion of Particles
6Topic 06: Solve Problems Using Equations and InequalitiesCont'd
7Topic 07: Analyze and Solve Linear EquationsTopic 04: Density and Particle Size of Materials in Mixtures
8Topic 08: Use Sampling to Draw Interferences about PopulationsCont'd
9Topic 09: ProbabilityTopic 05: Organs and Organisms
10Topic 10: Solve Problems Involving GeometryCont'd
11Topic 11: Congruence and SimilarityTopic 06: Cell Structure & Function
12Topic 12: Scale Drawings of 2D shapes and SolvingCont'd
13Topic 13: Area and Circumference of CirclesTopic 07: Organs & Tissues
14Topic 14: Supplementary, Complementary, Vertical and Adjacent AnglesCont'd
15Topic 15: Real-World Problems involving Area, Volume and Surface AreaTopic 08: Inherited Traits, Asexual & Sexual Reproduction
16Topic 16: Area, Volume and Surface Area of 3D ObjectsCont'd
17Review & AssessmentTopic 09: Classification Systems/Review & Assessment

    8th Grade Curriculum – Math and Science
WeekMathematics TopicScience Topic
1Topic 01: Real NumbersTopic 01: Chemical and Physical Properties of Substances
3Topic 02: Analyze and Solve Linear EquationsTopic 02: Observable Features of Chemical Reactions
5Topic 03: Use Functions to Model RelationshipsTopic 03: Conversion and Loss of Energy From Sunlight to Plants and Living Organisms
7Topic 04: Investigate Bivariate DataTopic 04: Dependent Relationships between Organisms
9Topic 05: Analyze and Solve Systems of Linear EquationsTopic 05: Rocks and Fossil Formation
11Topic 06: Congruence and SimilarityTopic 06: The Rock Cycle/Changes in Rocks and Landscape
13Topic 07: Understand and Apply the Pythagorean TheoremTopic 07: Rapid and Gradual Changes to the Earth's Surface
15Topic 08: Solve Problems Involving Surface Area and VolumeTopic 08: Relationships among Energy, Force and Motion
17Review & AssessmentReview & Assessment