Middle School Curriculum

ISD Middle School Grading Practices

Our middle school grading practices are designed to give you as much information as possible to help your child be successful. 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.

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 studied in each middle school course, and will allow you to better understand the learning occuring during each grading period. This will also show you what is reflected in the academic grade on your child's progress report.

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

English Language Arts

English Language Arts (SP)

English Language Arts

English Language Arts (SP)

English Language Arts

English Language Arts (SP)

Mathematics

Mathematics (SP)

Mathematics | Pre-Algebra

Mathematics (SP)

Pre-Algebra (SP)

Mathematics | Algebra 1

Mathmatics (SP)

Algebra 1 (SP)

Science

Science (SP)

Science

Science (SP)

Science

Science (SP)

Social Studies

Social Studies (SP)

Social Studies

Social Studies (SP)

Social Studies

Social Studies (SP)

    Counselor

    Counselor      Counselor

Library Fundamentals

Missouri Learning Standards

How can I help my child be more successful academically?

 

Elective Offerings

Vocal Music

Choir 6 
Choir 
Honor Choir 

Project Lead
the Way and Technology

Engineering Fundamentals
Flight & Space
Intro to Computer Science
Intro to Gateway
Intro to Technology
Medical Detectives
Multi-Media Technology (semester)
Multi-Media Technology (full year)
Technology Applications

Instrumental
Music

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

Performing
Arts

Introduction to Acting and Debate 
Acting and Debate
Competitive Drama
Stagecraft

Music
Appreciation

Music Appreciation
Guitar 

Foreign
Language

Introduction to Spanish
Spanish 1 
Foreign Cultures 

PE and
Health

Physical Education 6  ‚ÄčPhysical Education 7/8  Strength and Conditioning
Personal Fitness and Wellness
Health

Art

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