## 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 Number | Mathematics Topic | Science Topic |
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1 | Topic 01: Multiplication and Division: Meanings and Facts | Topic 01: Energy and Heat |

2 | Topic 02: Generate and Analyze Patterns | Cont'd |

3 | Topic 03: Place Value | Topic 02: Motion |

4 | Topic 04: Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers | Cont'd |

5 | Topic 05: Number Sense: Multiplying by 1-Digit Numbers | Topic 03: Electricity |

6 | Topic 06: Developing Fluency: Multiplying by 1-Digit Numbers | Cont'd |

7 | Topic 07: Number Sense: Multiplying by 2-Digit Numbers | Topic 04: Plants and Animals |

8 | Topic 08: Developing Fluency: Multiplying by 2-Digit Numbers | Cont'd |

9 | Topic 09: Number Sense: Dividing by 1-Digit Divisors | Topic 05: Ecosystems |

10 | Topic 10: Developing Fluency: Dividing by 1-Digit Divisors | Cont'd |

11 | Topic 11: Fraction Equivalence and Ordering | Topic 06: Earth's Resources |

12 | Topic 12: Add & Subtract Fractions & Mixed Numbers with Like Denominators | Cont'd |

13 | Topic 13: Extending Fraction Concepts | Skills Handbook Part 1: The Nature of Science |

14 | Topic 14: Measurement Units and Conversions | Cont'd |

15 | Topic 15: Solving Measurement Problems | Skills Handbook Part 2: Technology and Design |

16 | Topic 16: Lines, Angles, and Shapes | Cont'd |

17 | Topic 17: Step Up to Grade 5 | Review & Assessment Test |

18 | Assessment Test | Cont'd |

**5th Grade Curriculum – Math and Science**

Week | Mathematics Topic | Science Topic |
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1 | Topic 01: Multiplicative Patterns on the Place Value Chart | Topic 01: Properties of Matter |

2 | Topic 02: Place Value and Rounding Decimal Fractions | Cont'd |

3 | Topic 03: Multiplying Decimals | Topic 02: Forces and Motion |

4 | Topic 04: Mental Strategies for Multi-Digit Whole Number Multiplication | Cont'd |

5 | Topic 05: Decimal Multi-Digit Multiplication | Topic 03: Growth and Survival |

6 | Topic 06: Decimal Multi-Digit Multiplication | Cont'd |

7 | Topic 07: Equivalent Fractions | Topic 04: Ecosystems |

8 | Topic 08: Making Like Units Numerically | Cont'd |

9 | Topic 09: Line Plots of Fraction Measurements | Topic 05: The Water Cycle and Weather |

10 | Topic 10: Multiplication of a Whole Number by a Fraction | Cont'd |

11 | Topic 11: Multiplication of a Fraction by a Fraction | Topic 06: Earth and Space |

12 | Topic 12: Division of Fractions and Decimal Fractions | Cont'd |

13 | Topic 13: Concepts of Volume | Skill Handbook Part 1: The Nature of Science |

14 | Topic 14: Area of Rectangular Figures with Fractional Side Lengths | Cont'd |

15 | Topic 15: Coordinate Systems | Skill Handbook Part 2: Design and Function |

16 | Topic 16: Drawing Figures in the Coordinate Plane | Cont'd |

17 | Topic 17: Problem Solving in the Coordinate Plane | Review & Assessment |

18 | Topic 18: Problem Solving in the Coordinate Plane | Cont'd |

19 | Review & Assessment | Cont'd |

**6th Grade Curriculum – Math and Science**

Week | Mathematics Topic | Science Topic |
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1 | Topic 01: Use Positive Rational Numbers | Topic 01: Cycles of the Moon, Sun and Earth |

2 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

3 | Topic 02: Integers and Rational Numbers | Topic 02: The Tilt of Earth and Its Orbit Produce Seasons |

4 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

5 | Topic 03: Numeric and Algebraic Expressions | Topic 03: Relationships and Attributes of the Solar System |

6 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

7 | Topic 04: Represent and Solve Equations and Inequalities | Topic 04: The Forces That Keep Objects in the Solar System |

8 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

9 | Topic 05: Understand and Use Ratio and Rate | Topic 05: Scale of size, distance between objects, movement, and apparent motion due to Earth's rotation and our cultural interpretation |

10 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

11 | Topic 06: Understand and Use Percent | Topic 06: Simple to Complex Microorganisms |

12 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

13 | Topic 07: Solve Area, Surface Area and Volume Problems | Topic 07: Conducting Experiments |

14 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

15 | Topic 08: Display, Describe and Summarize Data | Topic 08: The movement of heat: Conduction, Convention and Radiation |

16 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

17 | Review & Assessment | Review & Assessment |

18 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

**7th Grade Curriculum – Math and Science**

Week | Mathematics Topic | Science Topic |
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1 | Topic 01: Integers and Rational Numbers | Topic 01: Atoms and Molecules |

2 | Topic 02: Real Numbers | Cont'd |

3 | Topic 03: Analyze and Use Proportional Relationships | Topic 02: Characteristics of Matter in Different States |

4 | Topic 04: Analyze and Solve Percent Problems | Cont'd |

5 | Topic 05: Generate Equivalent Expressions | Topic 03: The Motion of Particles |

6 | Topic 06: Solve Problems Using Equations and Inequalities | Cont'd |

7 | Topic 07: Analyze and Solve Linear Equations | Topic 04: Density and Particle Size of Materials in Mixtures |

8 | Topic 08: Use Sampling to Draw Interferences about Populations | Cont'd |

9 | Topic 09: Probability | Topic 05: Organs and Organisms |

10 | Topic 10: Solve Problems Involving Geometry | Cont'd |

11 | Topic 11: Congruence and Similarity | Topic 06: Cell Structure & Function |

12 | Topic 12: Scale Drawings of 2D shapes and Solving | Cont'd |

13 | Topic 13: Area and Circumference of Circles | Topic 07: Organs & Tissues |

14 | Topic 14: Supplementary, Complementary, Vertical and Adjacent Angles | Cont'd |

15 | Topic 15: Real-World Problems involving Area, Volume and Surface Area | Topic 08: Inherited Traits, Asexual & Sexual Reproduction |

16 | Topic 16: Area, Volume and Surface Area of 3D Objects | Cont'd |

17 | Review & Assessment | Topic 09: Classification Systems/Review & Assessment |

19 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

**8th Grade Curriculum – Math and Science**

Week | Mathematics Topic | Science Topic |
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1 | Topic 01: Real Numbers | Topic 01: Chemical and Physical Properties of Substances |

2 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

3 | Topic 02: Analyze and Solve Linear Equations | Topic 02: Observable Features of Chemical Reactions |

4 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

5 | Topic 03: Use Functions to Model Relationships | Topic 03: Conversion and Loss of Energy From Sunlight to Plants and Living Organisms |

6 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

7 | Topic 04: Investigate Bivariate Data | Topic 04: Dependent Relationships between Organisms |

8 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

9 | Topic 05: Analyze and Solve Systems of Linear Equations | Topic 05: Rocks and Fossil Formation |

10 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

11 | Topic 06: Congruence and Similarity | Topic 06: The Rock Cycle/Changes in Rocks and Landscape |

12 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

13 | Topic 07: Understand and Apply the Pythagorean Theorem | Topic 07: Rapid and Gradual Changes to the Earth's Surface |

14 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

15 | Topic 08: Solve Problems Involving Surface Area and Volume | Topic 08: Relationships among Energy, Force and Motion |

16 | Cont'd | Cont'd |

17 | Review & Assessment | Review & Assessment |

18 | Cont'd | Cont'd |