21-22 SCHOLARSHIP

Grade 4  

  • Plants and animals: What are some Plants life cycles?  What are some Animals life cycles?
  • Ecosystem and Interactions
  • Water and Weather:  Water Cycle
  • Matter What are the States of Matter?

Grade 5

  • Plants and animals: What Are Some Plants Structures ?How Do Plants Reproduce?  How Do Animals Reproduce?
  • Energy and Ecosystem
  • Weather
  • Earth and Space
  • Changes in Matter:  What are Some physical Changes?  What are Some Chemical Changes?
  • Energy
  • Electricity
  • Motion

Grade 6  

  • Cells to Body System
  • How Plants Grow and Reproduce
  • Ecosystems
  • Natural Resources
  • Changes to Earth’s Surface
  • Fossils
  • Earth’s Oceans
  • The Solar System
  • Light and Sound
  • Force and Motion

Grade 7: 

  • Classification of Living Things
  • Plate Tectonics and Earth’s Spheres
  • Sound Waves
  • Light Waves

Grade 8: 

  • Forces and Motion
  • Potential and Kinetic Energy
  • Body Systems
  • Scientific Method
  • Water Cycle

Grade 9

Biology

  • Cells and cell processes
  • Reproduction and heredity
  • DNA structure and function

Physics

  • LAW OF CONSERVATION OF ENERGY
  • HEAT AND TEMPERATURE
  • NEWTONS LAWS OF MOTION

Chemistry

  • Pure substances and mixtures
  • Atoms and molecules
  • Electrons and chemical bonding.

Grade 10
Chemistry

  • Matter and Change
  • Atoms and the arrangement of electrons
  • The periodic law and periodic trends
  • Chemical bonding, chemical formulas, and chemical compounds
  • Chemical equations and reactions

Physics

  • Forces in two dimensions
  • Friction
  • Projectiles
  • Rotational Motion
  • Static electricity
  • Electricity

Biology

  • Scientific Thinking (Scientific Method) and Biologists’ Tools and Technology
  • Water and Carbon-Based Molecules
  • Cell Structure and Function
  • Cell Division (Mitosis and Meiosis)
  • Mendel and Heredity
  • From DNA to Proteins

 

Grade 11
Chemistry

  • Atomic structure and electronic configuration
  • Stoichiometry
  • Chemical equations and reactions
  • Kinetic molecular theory

Biology

  • Evolution
  • Ecology
  • Classification and Diversity
  • Classification and diversity of plants

Physics

  • Velocity, acceleration and free fall
  • Forces and the laws of motion
  • Work, energy and momentum
  • Universal law of gravity and Kepler’s law

 

Grade 12
Chemistry

  • Reaction energy
  • Reaction kinetics
  • Chemical equilibrium
  • Redox reactions

Physics

  • two dimensional, and rotational motion
  • vibrations and waves
  • magnetism
  • electromagnetic induction:

Biology

  • Animal characteristics
  • Classification of animals (vertebrates and invertebrates)
  • Levels of organization
  • Mechanisms of Homeostasis
  • Body systems

Grade 4

  • Addition and Subtraction to One Million
  • Multiply 2-Digit Numbers
  • Divide by 1-Digit Numbers
  • Add and Subtract Fractions
  • Add and Subtract Mixed Numbers
  • Relate Fractions and Decimals
  • Two Dimensional Figures (Lines, Rays, and Angels)
  • Relate Sizes of Measurements Units (Metric Units)
  • Permeter and Area

 

 

Grade 5

  1. Divide Whole Numbers
  2. Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Decimals.
  3. Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Fractions.
  4. Algebra: Patterns and Graphing.
  5. Convert Units of Measurement.
  6. Geometry ( Polygons, Triangles, Quadrilaterals)

 

Grade 6

 

  1. Number System & Operations

Integers

Factors and Multiples

Rational Numbers

Number Operations

Operations with fractions and Decimals

  1. Ratios and Proportional Relationships.

Ratios and Rates

Applying Ratios and Rates.

Percent

  1. Expressions and Equations

Generating Equivalent Numerical Expressions

Generating Equivalent Algebraic Expressions

Equations and Inequalities

  1. Geometry

Area And Polygons

Surface Area and Volume of the solids

 

  1. Statistics and Probability

Mean, Median, Mode

Box Plot

 

Grade 7

  1. Number System

Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying and Dividing Integers.

Rational Numbers

  1.  Ratios and Proportional Relationship

Rates and Proportional

Proportions and Percent

  1. Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities

Expression and Equations

Inequalities

  1. Geometry
  • Similar Shapes and Scale Drawings
  • Angle Relationship
  1. Statistics
  • Random Samples and Populations.

 

Grade 8

  1. Real Numbers, Exponents, and
    Scientific Notation
  2. Proportional and Nonproportional
    Relationships and Functions
  3. Solving Equations and Systems of Equations
  4. Transformations and Congruence, Similarity
  5. Angle Relationships in Parallel
    Lines and Triangles
  6. The Pythagorean Theorem
  7. Circumference, Area, and Volume(Grade 7)
  8. Probability(Grade 7)

 

Grade 9

  1. Solving Equations with the variables on Each Side.
  2. Solving Equations Involving Absolute value.
  3. Percent of Change.
  4. Writing Equations in Slope – Intercept Form.
  5. Inequalities involving Absolute Value.
  6. Scientific notation
  7. Growth and Decay
  8. Factoring quadratic function

 

 

Grade 10

  1. Solving Systems of Equations
  2. Systems of Equations of Three Unknowns
  3. Solving Polynomial Functions
  4. Transformations of Quadratic Graphs
  5. Laws of Sines and Cosines
  6. Trigonometric Functions in Right Triangles
  7. Solving Systems of Equations Using Inverse Matrices
  8. Dividing Polynomial Functions
  9. Logarithms and Logarithmic Functions
  10. Circles

 

Grade 11

  1. Functions from a Calculus Perspective
  2. Power, Polynomial, and Rational Functions
  3. Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
  4. Trigonometric Functions
  5. Trigonometric Identities and Equations
  6. Systems of Equations and Matrices
  7. Sequences and Series

Grade 4:

Grammar

  • Articles
  • Capitalization and Punctuation
  • Parts of Speech
  • Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Sentence Structure
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Tenses

Reading Strategies

  • Author’s Purpose
  • Cause and Effect
  • Character Study
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Fact and Opinion
  • Figurative Language
  • Identifying Genre
  • Main Idea
  • Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
  • Making Predictions
  • Point of View
  • Problem and Solution
  • Sequence of Events
  • Story Elements
  • Summarizing
  • Supporting Details
  • Text Elements
  • Text Structure
  • Theme

Spelling

  • ABC Order
  • Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Compound Words
  • Contractions
  • Dictionary Skills
  • ED Words
  • Food Words
  • Frequently Misspelled Words
  • ING Words
  • Plurals
  • Possessives
  • Sight Words
  • Themes

Writing

  • Conducting Research
  • Opinion Writing
  • Revising and Editing
  • Writing Essays
  • Writing Fiction
  • Writing Prompts

Grade 5:  

Grammar

  • Articles
  • Capitalization and Punctuation
  • Parts of Speech
  • Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Sentence Structure
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Tenses
  • Phonics
  • Consonants and Blends
  • Letter and Number Recognition
  • Vowel Sounds

Spelling

  • Contractions
  • Dictionary Skills
  • Frequently Misspelled Words
  • Plurals
  • Possessives
  • School Words
  • Sight Words

Reading Strategies

  • Author’s Purpose
  • Cause and Effect
  • Character Study
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Fact and Opinion
  • Figurative Language
  • Identifying Genre
  • Main Idea
  • Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
  • Making Predictions
  • Point of View
  • Problem and Solution
  • Rhetoric and Propaganda
  • Sequence of Events
  • Story Elements
  • Summarizing
  • Supporting Details
  • Text Elements
  • Text Structure
  • Theme

Writing

  • Conducting Research
  • Opinion Writing
  • Revising and Editing
  • Writing Essays
  • Writing Fiction

Grade 6:    

Grammar

  • Capitalization and Punctuation
  • Paragraph Structure
  • Parts of Speech
  • Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Sentence Structure
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Tenses


Reading Strategies

  • Author’s Purpose
  • Cause and Effect
  • Character Study
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Fact and Opinion
  • Figurative Language
  • Identifying Genre
  • Main Idea
  • Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions
  • Making Predictions
  • Point of View
  • Problem and Solution
  • Reading Skills
  • Rhetoric and Propaganda
  • Sequence of Events
  • Story Elements
  • Summarizing
  • Supporting Details
  • Text Elements
  • Text Structure
  • Theme
  • Tone and Mood
  • Types of Conflict

Spelling

  • ABC Order
  • Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Compound Words
  • Contractions
  • Dictionary Skills
  • Frequently Misspelled Words
  • Plurals
  • Possessives
  • Vocabulary
  • Antonyms
  • Connotations and Denotations
  • Context Clues
  • Defining Words
  • Fill in the Blank Vocabulary
  • Frequently Confused Words
  • Homonyms
  • Prefixes and Suffixes
  • Synonyms

 

Writing

  • Conducting Research
  • Opinion Writing
  • Revising and Editing
  • Writing Essays
  • Writing Fiction

 

 

Grade 7

Literature Genres:

 Short story, Fictional and Non-Fictional Narrative, Science essay, Biography, Poetry, Explanatory Essay, Argument

Comprehension Strategy:

Characterization

Main Idea and Details

Figurative Language and Poetic Devices

Author’s Purposes

Conflict

Point of View

Theme

Chronological Time

 

Vocabulary Strategy

Context clues, denotation & connotation, Antonym, synonym, diction, word forms

 

Grammar:

Parts of Speech                                                 Subject verb agreement

Verb tenses                                                       Plurals

Articles and demonstratives                              Compound Sentences

Adjectives and their types                                 Diagramming sentences

Adverbs and their types                                   Question tag

Avoiding double negatives                                Complex sentences

Conjunctions (coordinating and subordinating)  Locating the subject

Punctuation, Capitalization, and End Marks and Abbreviations

Writing:

Informative Essay

Argumentative writing

Writing a letter

Writing a poem

Write a summary

Grade 8

Literature Genres:

 Short story, science essay, poetry, Explanatory Essay, argument, fictional and non-fictional narrative

Comprehension Strategy:

Identify Main Idea and Details

Argument Elements

Poetic Devices

Author’s Purposes

Chronological Order

Point of View

Theme

Foreshadowing

 

Vocabulary:

Context clues, denotation & connotation, antonym, synonym, word forms, word roots

 

Grammar:

Parts of Speech                                                        Phrases and Clauses

Subject-Verb agreement                                         Verb Tenses

Commonly confused words                                    Active and Passive Voice

Compound Sentences                                                      Transitional Words and Phrases

Independent and Subordinate Clauses

Punctuation, Capitalization, and End Marks and Abbreviations

Writing:

Informative Essay

Literary Analysis

Writing an Argument

Personal Narrative

 

Grade 9

Literature Genres:

Short story, memoir, Science essay, Infographic, Poetry, Explanatory essay, Argument, Science fiction, drama

Comprehension Strategies

 

Poetic devices

Literary devices

Shakespearean Language

Play elements

Author Purpose

Parallel Plots

 

Vocabulary Strategy: 

Words from Latin

Context clues

Denotation & connotation

Synonyms

Antonyms

Affixes

 

Grammar:

Parallel structure

Verb Tenses(active/ passive)

Irregular Verbs

Subject-verb agreement

Pronoun antecedent agreement

Participial phrase

Adjective phrase

Adverb phrase

Prepositional phrase

Active and Passive voice

Parts of Speech

Punctuation “ colons, comma, semicolon….”

 

Writing: 

 

Personal Essay

Short Story

Literary Analysis

Argumentative Essay

Explanatory Essay

Grade 10

Literature Genres:

Short story, memoir, science essay, infographic, poetry, explanatory essay, argument, science fiction, drama, satire

Comprehension Strategy:

Analyze archetype, tone, theme, purpose, shift, plot structure, figurative language, motive, literary devices, symbol, rhetorical devices, motif, audience, character

Vocabulary:

Context clues, denotation & connotation, foreign words in English

Grammar:

Verb Tenses (active / passive)

Irregular Verbs

Subject-Verb agreement

Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

Parallel structure

Run-on sentences

Sentence Fragments

Punctuation (colons, semicolons, dashes, hyphens, quotation marks, apostrophes, parentheses)

Writing:

Personal Essay

Explanatory Essay

Argumentative Essay

Literary Analysis

Grade 11

Literature Genres:

 short story, memoir, science essay, infographic, poetry, explanatory essay, argument, science fiction, drama, satire

Comprehension Strategy:

Main Idea or Main Purpose                                Detect Logical Assumptions

– Point of View                                                    Figurative Language

– Draw a Conclusion                                           Track Sequences of Events

– Make an Inference                                             Analyze informational Text

– Distinguish Facts from Opinions                   Author’s purpose, voice, tone, diction and style

– Compare and Contrast                                   Rhetorical and literary Devices

– Transitional Words

– – – Analyze Argumentative Texts

– Poetry Elements

– Evaluate graphic features.

– Multiple meaning words

– Words into context

Vocabulary:

Context clues, denotation & connotation, foreign words in English

Grammar Topics

– Parts of speech

– Subject-verb Agreement

– Pronoun-antecedent Agreement

– Parallelism

– Run-on Fragments

-Verb Tenses

– Unnecessary shift in verb tenses

– Using Pronouns

– Identifying phrases

– Identifying clauses

– Sentence structure

– Idioms and Diction Errors

– Punctuation and Capitalization