Academic standards

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.3
- Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.6
- Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.1
- Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.10
- By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.6
- Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author distinguishes his or her position from that of others.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.8
- Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.9
- Analyze how two or more authors writing about the same topic shape their presentations of key information by emphasizing different evidence or...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.10
- By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently,...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.6
- Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1
- Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.2
- Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; provide an accurate summary of the text distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.3
- Delineate a speaker's argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.4
- Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7.6
- Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate. (See grade 7 Language...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.1
- Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.10
- Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two)...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.2
- Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.3
- Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.4
- Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.5
- With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.6
- Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.7
- Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.8
- Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each...
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7.9
- Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
- CCSS.Math.Content.6.EE.B.7
- Solve real-world and mathematical problems by writing and solving equations of the form x + p = q and px = q for cases in which p, q and x are all...
- CCSS.Math.Content.6.G.A.3
- Draw polygons in the coordinate plane given coordinates for the vertices; use coordinates to find the length of a side joining points with the same...
- CCSS.Math.Content.6.NS.C.6
- Understand a rational number as a point on the number line. Extend number line diagrams and coordinate axes familiar from previous grades to...
- CCSS.Math.Content.6.NS.C.8
- Solve real-world and mathematical problems by graphing points in all four quadrants of the coordinate plane. Include use of coordinates and...
- CCSS.Math.Content.6.RP.A.1
- Understand the concept of a ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities. For example, "The ratio of wings...
- CCSS.Math.Content.6.RP.A.2
- Understand the concept of a unit rate a/b associated with a ratio a:b with b != 0, and use rate language in the context of a ratio relationship....
- CCSS.Math.Content.6.RP.A.3
- Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems, e.g., by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams,...
- CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.1
- Compute unit rates associated with ratios of fractions, including ratios of lengths, areas and other quantities measured in like or different...
- CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.2
- Recognize and represent proportional relationships between quantities.
- CCSS.Math.Content.7.RP.A.3
- Use proportional relationships to solve multistep ratio and percent problems. Examples: simple interest, tax, markups and markdowns, gratuities and...
- CCSS.Math.Content.8.EE.B.5
- Graph proportional relationships, interpreting the unit rate as the slope of the graph. Compare two different proportional relationships...
- CCSS.Math.Content.8.EE.B.6
- Use similar triangles to explain why the slope m is the same between any two distinct points on a non-vertical line in the coordinate plane; derive...
- CCSS.Math.Content.8.F.A.2
- Compare properties of two functions each represented in a different way (algebraically, graphically, numerically in tables, or by verbal...
- CCSS.Math.Content.8.F.A.3
- Interpret the equation y = mx + b as defining a linear function, whose graph is a straight line; give examples of functions that are not linear. For...
- CCSS.Math.Content.8.F.B.4
- Construct a function to model a linear relationship between two quantities. Determine the rate of change and initial value of the function from a...
- CCSS.Math.Content.8.F.B.5
- Describe qualitatively the functional relationship between two quantities by analyzing a graph (e.g., where the function is increasing or...
- CCSS.Math.Content.8.SP.A.3
- Use the equation of a linear model to solve problems in the context of bivariate measurement data, interpreting the slope and intercept. For...
- GLE 0606.2.3
- Understand and use ratios, rates and percents.
- GLE 0606.3.5
- Use multiple representations including symbolic algebra to model and/or solve contextual problems that involve linear relationships.
- GLE 0606.3.6
- Understand and use the Cartesian coordinate system.
- GLE 0701.2.6
- Deliver effective oral presentations.
- GLE 0701.3.3
- Organize ideas into an essay with an introduction, developing paragraphs,
conclusion, and appropriate transitions.
- GLE 0701.4.1
- Define and narrow a problem or research topic.
- GLE 0701.4.2
- Gather relevant information from a variety of print and electronic sources, as well as from direct observation, interviews, and surveys.
- GLE 0701.4.3
- Make distinctions about the credibility, reliability, consistency, strengths, and
limitations of resources, including information gathered from websites.
- GLE 0701.4.4
- Write a research paper, using primary and secondary sources and technology
and graphics, as appropriate.
- GLE 0701.5.2
- Analyze text for fact-opinion, cause-effect, inferences, evidence, and
conclusions.
- GLE 0701.8.1
- Read and comprehend a variety of works from various forms of literature.
- GLE 0706.2.3
- Develop an understanding of and apply proportionality.
- GLE 0706.3.5
- Understand and graph proportional relationships.
- GLE 0706.3.6
- Conceptualize the meanings of slope using various interpretations, representations, and contexts.
- GLE 0706.4.2
- Apply proportionality to converting among different units of measurements to solve problems involving rates such as motion at a constant speed.
- GLE 0706.4.4
- Understand and use ratios, derived quantities, and indirect measurements.
- GLE 0707.T/E.1
- Explore how technology responds to social, political, and economic needs.
- GLE 0806.3.4
- Translate among verbal, tabular, graphical and algebraic representations of linear functions.
- SPI 0606.2.6
- Solve problems involving ratios, rates and percents.
- SPI 0606.3.9
- Graph ordered pairs of integers in all four quadrants of the Cartesian coordinate system.
- SPI 0701.1.20
- Recognize and use grade appropriate and/or content specific vocabulary
within context.
- SPI 0701.2.4
- Determine the most effective methods for engaging an audience during an oral
presentation (e.g., making eye contact, adjusting speaking rate).
- SPI 0701.3.1
- Identify the purpose for writing (i.e., to inform, to describe, to explain, to
persuade, to entertain).
- SPI 0701.3.13
- Select the most appropriate format for writing a specific work-related text
(i.e., instructions, directions, letters, memos, e-mails, reports).
- SPI 0701.3.5
- Select the appropriate time-order or transitional words/phrases to enhance the
flow of a writing sample.
- SPI 0701.3.8
- Select an appropriate concluding sentence for a well-developed paragraph.
- SPI 0701.4.1
- Select the most focused research topic.
- SPI 0701.4.3
- Determine the most appropriate research source for a given research topic.
- SPI 0701.4.5
- Discern irrelevant research material from written text.
- SPI 0701.7.2
- Select the visual image that best reinforces a viewpoint or enhances a presentation.
- SPI 0706.1.3
- Recognize whether information given in a table, graph, or formula suggests a directly proportional, linear, inversely proportional, or other nonlinear relationship.
- SPI 0706.2.6
- Express the ratio between two quantities as a percent, and a percent as a ratio or fraction.
- SPI 0706.3.4
- Interpret the slope of a line as a unit rate given the graph of a proportional relationship.
- SPI 0706.3.5
- Represent proportional relationships with equations, tables and graphs.
- SPI 0806.1.1
- Solve problems involving rate/time/distance (i.e., d = rt).
- SPI 0806.1.3
- Calculates rates involving cost per unit to determine the best buy.
- SPI 0806.3.4
- Translate between various representations of a linear function.
- SPI 0806.3.7
- Identify, compare and contrast functions as linear or nonlinear.
- SPI 0806.4.4
- Convert between and within the U.S. Customary System and the metric system.
- TSS.ELA.7.L.KL.3
- When writing and speaking, choose precise language to express ideas concisely.
- TSS.ELA.7.L.VAU.6
- Acquire and accurately use grade-appropriate general academic and domainspecific words and phrases; develop vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or...
- TSS.ELA.7.RI.IKI.8
- Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
- TSS.ELA.7.RI.RRTC.10
- Read and comprehend a variety of literary nonfiction throughout the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with a gradual release of scaffolding...
- TSS.ELA.7.RL.RRTC.10
- Read and comprehend a variety of literature throughout the grades 6-8 text complexity band proficiently, with a gradual release of scaffolding at the...
- TSS.ELA.7.SL.CC.3
- Explain a speaker's argument and specific claims, focusing on whether the reasoning is sound, relevant, and sufficient.
- TSS.ELA.7.SL.PKI.4
- Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use...
- TSS.ELA.7.SL.PKI.6
- Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
- TSS.ELA.7.W.PDW.4
- Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
- TSS.ELA.7.W.PDW.6
- Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to collaborate with others; link to and cite sources; type a complete product in...
- TSS.ELA.7.W.RBPK.7
- Conduct research to answer a question, drawing on multiple sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research and investigation.
- TSS.ELA.7.W.RBPK.8
- Integrate relevant and credible information from print and digital sources; quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding...
- TSS.ELA.7.W.RBPK.9
- Support interpretations, analyses, reflections, or research with evidence found in literature or informational texts, applying grade 7 standards for...
- TSS.ELA.7.W.RW.10
- Write routinely over extended time frames and shorter time frames for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
- TSS.ELA.7.W.TTP.1
- Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
- TSS.ELA.7.W.TTP.2
- Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of...
- TSS.ELA.7.W.TTP.3
- Write narratives (fiction and nonfiction) to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, relevant descriptive details, and...
- TSS.Math.6.RP.A.2
- Understand the concept of a unit rate a/b associated with a ratio a:b with b != 0. Use rate language in the context of a ratio relationship.
- TSS.Math.6.RP.A.3
- Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems.
- TSS.Math.7.RP.A.1
- Compute unit rates associated with ratios of fractions, including ratios of lengths, areas, and other quantities measured in like or different units. For...
- TSS.Math.7.RP.A.2
- Recognize and represent proportional relationships between quantities.
- TSS.Math.8.EE.B.5
- Graph proportional relationships, interpreting the unit rate as the slope of the graph. Compare two different proportional relationships represented in...
- TSS.Math.8.EE.B.6
- Use similar triangles to explain why the slope m is the same between any two distinct points on a non-vertical line in the coordinate plane; know and derive...
- TSS.Math.8.F.A.3
- Know and interpret the equation y = mx + b as defining a linear function, whose graph is a straight line; give examples of functions that are not linear.

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