Middle School Curriculum

ISD Middle School Grading Practices

As a parent, it is important for you to have a clear understanding of your child’s progress on academic skills, as well as the behaviors and habits your child exhibits in terms of his/her readiness for college and/or a career in the future. Our middle school grading practices are designed to give you as much information as possible to help your child be successful.

The resources below are designed to help you better understand your child's grades.

 
Tips for Success in Middle School

Middle school is an exciting and important time in a child's development, but can sometimes be a difficult time of transition for students. The links below offer ideas to help your child.

 
Middle School Course Information

The links below provide you with information about the concepts studies in each middle school course, and will allow you to better understand the learning occuring during each grading period, as well as what is reflected in the academic grade on your child's progress report.

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

ELA Reading and Writing

ELA Reading and Writing

ELA Reading and Writing

Mathematics

Mathematics | Pre-Algebra

Mathematics | Algebra 1

Science

Science

Science

Social Studies

Social Studies

Social Studies

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Information for elective courses coming soon!

Vocal Music

Choir 6 
Choir 
Honor Choir 

Project Lead
the Way

Automation & Robotics
Modeling & Design
Flight & Space
Medical Detectives 

Instrumental
Music

Band 6 
Band 7 
Band 8
Orchestra 6
Orchestra 7 
Orchestra 8

Performing
Arts

Introduction to Acting and Debate 
Acting and Debate
Advanced Acting and Debate
Competitive Drama
Stagecraft

Music
Appreciation

Music Appreciation
Guitar 

Foreign
Language

Introduction to Spanish
Spanish 1 
Foreign Cultures 

PE and
Health

Strength and Conditioning
Personal Fitness and Wellness
Physical Education
Adaptive PE 

Art

6th Grade Art
Visual Arts I
Visual Arts II
Visual Arts III