八年级的课程

核心课程

物理科学8

物理科学为学生提供了数学和科学如何在一致的基础上真正相互作用的工作知识.  The curriculum units included in this course are Lab Safety, 科学的方法, 科学测量和数学技能, 运动和力, 工作和机器, 能源, 声音和光.  通过这些学习单元, 强烈鼓励学生去探索, experiment and increase the knowledge of science that they have acquired through previous courses.  本课程要求学生正确使用各种科学设备,并遵循适当的科学实验室和安全程序. 

科学 is best understood when students truly experience it.  本课程允许学生参与实践活动,帮助他们自然地发展对科学的更深的理解.  学生将有机会进行小组合作, collaborate and discuss their work which allows them to experience the job of a scientist.  本课程运用了虚拟实地考察和多种形式的技术,为学生提供了非常准确和最新的学习和理解科学的方法. 


英语8

通过英语8级课程, students will further expand their previous knowledge of 英语 concepts and skills.  The focus will be on students to gain a deeper understanding of vocabulary, 语法, 阅读, 写作, 研究和口头表达能力.  这些技巧和主题的教学是紧密联系在一起的,因为这样可以让学生认识到如何写作, 阅读和英语课程的所有其他方面不仅是相辅相成的,而且是在其他学术领域和生活中取得成功的必要条件.  Students will have several opportunities to express themselves through 写作 and speaking.  They will also deepen their research skills throughout this course.

在整个学年中,博鱼体育手机版将使用多种形式的技术来帮助学生制定多种阅读策略, 写作, 研究和提出想法.  Students will work both individually and in groups on 项目 and pieces that they will create.  学生将被鼓励相互尊重地批评,因为他们一起工作,微调他们的写作和口语.  They will also work together to examine and critique published works.


算术

在数学8, students begin with a review of previously acquired math skills, then delve into gaining a deeper understating of mathematical concepts.  Topics covered in Math 8 will include:  Real Numbers and the Coordinate Plane, 求解线性方程组, 函数和图形函数介绍, 线性方程组和指数.  Students will also expand their knowledge of Geometry, 转换, 测量与数据分析.  Many 算术 concepts will be embedded throughout each of the units of study.

This course will involve several methods of instruction and practice including pencil-paper practice, utilization of computer programs that will enhance math skill and abilities, 项目, 要求学生应用数学概念的游戏和情境,使他们能够将数学和其他学科联系起来.  学生也将有机会鼓励认识和理解数学在日常生活中的延伸应用.


代数1

Eighth-grade students who meet given criteria are invited to participate in 代数1.  成功完成本课程后, students will have earned a high school course credit for math. 这门课程是快节奏的,将涵盖各种各样的数学概念,包括复数运算, 探索线性, 二次, 三次和分段函数使用数值和代数技术以及使用图形技术.  The student will be able to solve 二次, radical and absolute value equations and inequalities. The student will also gain a more in depth knowledge and understanding of probability and data analysis. 

 

本课程旨在加强对数学和数学概念有深刻理解的学生的学习. The student will participate in computer programs to provide a variety of opportunities for practicing, 像数学学生一样学习和成长.  学生也将有机会在项目和活动中合作,这些项目和活动旨在提供实践应用这些概念和技能的探索.


格鲁吉亚/美国历史上8

本课程为八年级学生提供了一个了解和了解博鱼体育手机版自己的国家以及博鱼体育手机版所居住的郡的具体区域的机会.  这门历史课程的单元将允许学生考察和探索地理环境, 州和地方政府, laws and geographic areas of Georgia and the United States of America.   These units are designed to provide students with a better understanding of how cultural, geographic and economic diversity affect their own lives.  本课程将结合理解策略和批判性阅读技能,以增强他们对所学主题的知识和理解,并考虑历史与其他学科领域的联系.  There will also be a focus on 写作 skills and oral presentation skills.

全年, 通过实践活动,学生将接触到新的主题,并对概念有更深的理解, 以团队和个人的形式完成的项目, 实地考察旅行, 虚拟实地考察, guest speakers and various uses of forms of technology.  学生也有很多机会选择自己的活动,并贡献自己的想法,这不仅提高了他们对当地历史的学习和理解, but also their desire to expand their knowledge about their country.


探索:艺术

三维设计

本课程将向学生介绍不同风格的雕塑和创新,以著名雕塑家和艺术家的影响. Students will design and complete sculpture 项目 and write supporting descriptions. 这些项目将聚焦于具体目标:运动, 重复, 自然界中的力和流, 雕刻, 和商业设计. Materials will include wire, wood, cardboard, and materials found in the woodlands. The concepts in this class will help students make connections to real-world use for 3D design.

 

Photoshop和数字艺术

学生将设计图形, 连续的插图, 以及照片,展示了对计算机软件的基本理解,使用基本的Photoshop工具和设置个人工作区. Learned skills include painting with a digital stylus, 分层技术, 理解和改变照片中的值, 黑白摄影, 数字曼荼罗使用套索工具和魔法棒, 连续的故事, 夸张的照片, 自画像, 和发展的历史或时间表的摄影与几个摄影师和个人研究的亮点.

 

马克做

对各个时代的民族及其使用标志和符号进行交流和影响他人的能力的历史研究, 包括字母和数字的发明. 然后,学生将学习如何用书法将这些标记提升为具有美感的东西, 程式化的日志, 标志设计, 灯饰, 字体设计, 曼荼罗, 符号, 和标志. 工具包括墨水, 蘸笔, 微米的钢笔, 绘图铅笔, 水粉颜料和刷子, 金箔技术, 和墨水洗.

 

画 & 绘画

This course will focus on artistic expression in American history, including modern movements and art connected to social change. 绘画 项目 will use acrylics, water paint, and India-ink wash. Pencil and/or ink compositions will use ink and various pencils, 专注于静物和建筑元素, and include the study of values and shading to create weight and shadow.


探索:广播

广播是一门为期18周的课程,利用视频制作的基础知识,每周制作包括体育报道等各种片段的新闻广播, 有人情味的故事, 广告, 街上的人, 天气, 等. Students will be responsible for meeting multiple deadlines each week. This course is designed to give "real world" experience. The end production is seen throughout campus and on social media. Students may be required to video/live stream an after-

学校活动. 自我激励和创造力被高度鼓励.


探索:合唱

Chorus is offered to aspiring singers regardless of their previous choral experience. 本课程通过学习和表演探索来自不同文化和时代的合唱音乐. The curriculum emphasizes the basics of vocal technique, 视, 音乐理论和音乐史. 学生将有机会参加各种荣誉合唱团活动和GMEA全州合唱团的面试. In addition to concerts held on campus throughout the year, performances at local nursing homes and community events will also be scheduled. 合唱团和戏剧班将联合表演特别节目:7年级将表演2场牧歌/晚餐戏剧表演,8年级将表演小百老汇. 音乐的.


探索:戏剧

在这18周的课程中, students will experience and participate in many types of oral presentation and theatrical performances. 舞台艺术:舞台艺术的方方面面,如动作, 的声音, 时机, 团队合作, 服装, 探讨道具和布景设计. Class assignments will be a combination of practiced performances, 即兴游戏, 就给定的主题进行演讲, 以及参与课堂游戏.


说服性写作探索:

Teaching one of the most commonly used 写作 techniques of the day, Persuasive Writing focuses on the use of words in a convincing manner. Students will learn to improve their critical 写作 and thinking skills, 发展要素来构建一篇有说服力的文章. 这门课的参与者将发展所需的写作技巧,以提供和支持他们的观点, 提高他们的论点, 和/或使读者与他们的观点保持一致.


探索:体育教育

Physical Education is designed to promote physical activity, 团队合作, 自我激励, self- discipline and increased development of body movement and athletic ability.  Students are beginning to mature in their ability to perform various athletic tasks and movements.  在这门课, students will demonstrate more mature motor movement, perform more complex rhythmic skill and apply movement forms to developing motor skills.  还有运动技能和运动技能的提高, 体育教育注重良好的体育精神, building students’ confidence in their abilities and their willingness to try new things. Students will also improve their individual fitness levels through cardiovascular conditioning, 一般身体力量和柔韧性.


物理条件

本健身课程将有组织和系统的计划,为学生提供在以下“与健康和技能相关”的健身内容中有效发展自己的机会:

心血管耐力, 肌肉耐力, 肌肉力量, 灵活性, 身体成分, 敏捷性, 平衡, 权力, 反应时间, 协调, 速度.