• Oral Language:  oral communication skills, presentations, reports
    • Reading / Literature:  meanings of unfamiliar words, read a variety of literary forms
    • Writing:  develop a plan for writing
    • Research:  use information resources to research a topic


    • Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, and Logic
    • Force, Motion, and Energy
    • Life Processes
    • Living Systems
    • Interrelationships in Earth / Space Systems
    • Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Change
    • Resources


    • Computation and Estimation
    • Measurement
    • Geometry
    • Probability and Statistics
    • Patterns, Functions, and Algebra

Social Studies

    • Impact of geographic factors in the development of Virginia
    • Use the concepts of absolute and relative location (maps)
    • Explain the economic, social, and political life of the VA colony
    • Social, political, and economic life in VA from the Reconstruction Period to the 20th century
    • History of Jamestown and the early inhabitants of Virginia


    • Basic understanding of computer theory
    • Develop basic technology skills
    • Process, store, retrieve, and transmit electronic information
    • communicate through application software