SYSTEMS CYCLE 4

Focus Questions

How are things arranged?

Literature

No Promises in the Wind
The Outsiders

Writing

Literary Analysis
Compare/Contrast essay
Multi-genre research project

Language Arts

Daily Grammar Practice, Daily Reading Practice, Giggles in the Middle – daily editing and GUM, Vocabulary Workshop- Sadlier-Oxford, Latin/Greek word roots study

Natural World: Guiding Questions

What are the characteristics of invertebrates and invertebrates systems?

Social World: Guiding Question

What is economics and what are the major systems used in the world today? What is life like in the US economic system?

Math

fundamentals, pre-algebra, algebra, advanced algebra, geometry, data analysis, measurement

Personal World and Health

Stress management
Peer pressure
Self-esteem