 Marietta City Schools
 K12 Instructional Materials

Parents looking for information about their child’s course of study can find curriculum pacing guides, subject group overviews, and unit plans below. Please reach out directly to the teacher for information and support if the course of study is not listed.
K5 Curriculum

ELA
Kindergarten
Kindergarten ELA Curriculum Overview
Unit 1: Nursery Rhymes and Fables
1st Grade
1st Grade ELA Curriculum Overview
Unit 4: Stories of Patriotism, Perseverance, and Citizenship
2nd Grade
2nd Grade ELA Curriculum Overview
Unit 3: Georgia’s Physical and Human Geography
Unit 4: Similar Stories from Different Lands
Unit 5: The Government  Rules to Live By
3rd Grade
3rd Grade ELA Curriculum Overview
Unit 1: Biographies as Stories of Different People
Unit 2: Rocks, Soil, & Fossils
Unit 3: Poetry  Moving Beyond Words to Meaning
Unit 5: Stories of Friendships & Family
4th Grade

Math
Kindergarten
Kindergarten Math Curriculum Overview
Kindergarten Math Launch UnitUnit 2: Compare Numbers 0 to 5
Unit 4: Compare Numbers 6 to 10
Unit 5: Classify and Count Data
Unit 7: Understand Subtraction
Unit 8: More Addition and Subtraction
Unit 10: Compose and Decompose Numbers 11 to 19
Unit 12: Identify and Describe Shapes
1st Grade
1st Grade Math Curriculum Overview
1st Grade Math Launch UnitUnit 1: Understand Addition and Subtraction
Unit 2: Fluently Add and Subtract within Ten
Unit 3: Addition Facts to 20: Use Strategies
Unit 4: Subtraction Facts to 20: Use Strategies
Unit 5: Work with Addition and Subtraction Equations
Unit 6: Represent and Interpret Data
Unit 7: Extend the Counting Sequence
Unit 8: Understand Place Value
Unit 9: Compare TwoDigit Numbers
Unit 10: Use Models and Strategies to Add Tens and Ones
Unit 11: Use Models and Strategies to Subtract Tens
2nd Grade
2nd Grade Math Curriculum Overview
2nd Grade Math Launch UnitUnit 1: Fluently Add and Subtract Within 20
Unit 2: Work with Equal Groups
Unit 3: Add Within 100 Using Strategies
Unit 4: Fluently Add Within 100
Unit 5: Subtract Within 100 Using Strategies
Unit 6: Fluently Subtract Within 100
Unit 7: More Solving Problems Involving Addition and Subtraction
Unit 8: Work With Time and Money
Unit 10: Add Within 1,000 Using Models and Strategies
Unit 11: Subtract Within 1,000 Using Models and Strategies
Unit 13: Shapes and Their Attributes
3rd Grade
3rd Grade Math Curriculum Overview
3rd Grade Math Launch UnitUnit 1: Understand Multiplication and the Division of Whole Numbers
Unit 2: Multiplication Facts: Use Patterns
Unit 3: Apply Properties: Multiplication Facts for 3, 4, 6, 7, 8
Unit 4: Use Multiplication to Divide: Division Facts
Unit 5: Fluently Multiply and Divide within 100
Unit 6: Connect Area to Multiplication and Addition
Unit 7: Represent and Interpret Data
Unit 8: Use Strategies and Properties to Add and Subtract
Unit 9: Fluently Add and Subtract within 1,000
Unit 10: Multiply by Multiples of 100
Unit 11: Use Operations with Whole Numbers to Solve Problems
Unit 12: Understand Fractions as Numbers
Unit 13: Fraction Equivalence and Comparison
Unit 14: Solve Time, Capacity, and Mass Problems
4th Grade
4th Grade Math Curriculum Overview
4th Grade Math Launch UnitUnit 1: Generalize Place Value Understanding
Unit 2: Fluently Add and Subtract MultiDigit Whole Numbers
Unit 3: Use Strategies and Properties to Multiply by 1Digit Numbers
Unit 4: Use Strategies and Properties to Multiply by 2Digit Numbers
Unit 5: Use Strategies and Properties to Divide by 1Digit Numbers
Unit 6: Use Operations with Whole Numbers to Solve Problems
Unit 8: Extend Understanding of Fraction Equivalence and Ordering
Unit 9: Understand Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
Unit 10: Extend Multiplication Concepts to Fractions
Unit 11: Represent and Interpret Data on Line Plots
Unit 12: Understand and Compare Decimals
Unit 13: Measurement: Find Equivalence in Units of Measure
Unit 14: Algebra: Generate and Analyze Patterns
Unit 15: Geometric Measurement: Understand Concepts of Angles and Angle Measurement
5th Grade
5th Grade Math Curriculum Overview
5th Grade Math Launch UnitUnit 1: Understand Place Value
Unit 2: Use Models and Strategies to Add and Subtract Decimals
Unit 3: Fluently Multiply MultiDigit Whole Numbers
Unit 4: Use Models and Strategies to Multiply Decimals
Unit 5: Use Models and Strategies to Divide Whole Numbers
Unit 6: Use Models and Strategies to Divide Decimals
Unit 7: Use Equivalent Fractions to Add and Subtract Fractions
Unit 8: Apply Understanding of Multiplication to Multiply Fractions
Unit 9: Apply Understanding of Division to Divide Fractions
Unit 10: Represent and Interpret Data
Unit 11: Understand Volume Concepts
Unit 13: Write and Interpret Numerical Expressions
Unit 14: Graph Points on the Coordinate Plane: More Addition and Subtraction
Unit 15: Algebra: Analyze Patterns and Relationships
Unit 16: Geometric Measurement: Classify TwoDimensional Figures

Science
2nd Grade
2nd Grade Science Curriculum Overview
Unit 1: Patterns in Day and Night
3rd Grade
3rd Grade Science Curriculum Overview
Unit 1: Rocks, Soils, and Fossils
Unit 3: Pollution and Conservation
Unit 4

Social Studies
Kindergarten
Kindergarten Social Studies Curriculum Overview
Unit 1: Connecting Themes in Kindergarten Social Studies
1st Grade
1st Grade Social Studies Curriculum Overview
Unit 1: Connecting Themes in First Grade Social Studies
Unit 2: Geography and Map Skills
Unit 3: Our National Heritage (Patriotism and Citizenship)
Unit 4: Inventors and Thinkers
2nd Grade
2nd Grade Social Studies Curriculum Overview
Unit 1: Connecting Themes in Second Grade Social Studies
Unit 2: Our Georgia: Geography
Unit 3: Our Georgia: Government
Unit 4: Georgia's First People
3rd Grade
3rd Grade Social Studies Curriculum Overview
Unit 1: The Themes of Social Studies
Unit 2: United States Geography
Unit 3: Citizenship and Democratic Beliefs
4th Grade
4th Grade Social Studies Curriculum Overview
Unit 1: Connecting Themes in Fourth Grade Social Studies
Unit 6: Challenges of a New Nation
612 Curriculum

English Language Arts (ELA)
6th Grade ELA
Unit 1: Myths: Not Just Long Ago
Unit 3: Understanding Perspectives: Land of the Lost Mountain
6th Grade ELA Honors
6th Grade Honors ELA SGO
Unit 3
Unit 4
Unit 5
Unit 6
7th Grade ELA
Unit 3: Understanding Perspectives
Unit 4: Reading and Research Screen Time and the Developing Brain
7th Grade ELA Honors
Unit 2: Analysis of Central Ideas and Development
Unit 3: A Study of Author’s Craft
Unit 5: Body of Work  Courage
Unit 6
8th Grade ELA
Unit 2: Personal and Cultural Expression: Complex Characters and Conflicting Motivations
8th Grade ELA Advanced
Unit 1: JapaneseAmerican Relations during World War II
Unit 3: Sustainability of the US Food Supply Chain
Unit 3B
Unit 4
9th Grade Lit
Unit 1: Identities and Relationships: Conformity or Discord
Unit 2: Personal and Cultural Expression: Complex Characters and Conflicting Motivations
Unit 3: Scientific and Technical Innovation: Benefit or Danger
Unit 4
Multicultural Lit
Unit 1: Globalization and Sustainability: Understanding Our Relationship with the Environment
Unit 2: Orientation in Time and Space: Human Experiences & Global Issues
Unit 3: Identities and Relationships: Individual and Social Identity
Unit 4
America Lit
Unit 1: Narrative Writing and Native American Voices
Unit 2: The Call for a Nation: Belief and Revolution through Argument Colonialism and Revolution
Advanced Comp
Unit 1: Who Are You? (Be Somebody)  Informational/Narrative Essay Writing & Syntax
Unit 2: Where Are You Going? (Be Somebody)  Research Skills & College, Career, Military Exposure
Unit 3: What Will You Do? (Do Something) Memoir and Research
AP Lit
Unit 1: All Stories are Ghost Stories: Works of Haunting in the American South
Unit 2: Modern Love and Other Contradictions: 19th 21st Century Poetry of Longing and Misunderstanding
Unit 3: Long Fiction  Adaptations, Motivations, and Authorial Choices
Unit 4: Hybrid  The Importance of Contrasts: Despair, Overcoming, The Individual and Society, and War
Unit 5: Let’s Get Magical and Metaphysical with Figurative Association: Magical Realism in Short Fiction, and Conceits in the Poetry of John Donne
Unit 6: Poetry  Let’s Get Metaphysical with Figurative Association: Conceits

Math
6th Grade
Unit 2: Rational Explorations: Numbers and Their Opposites
Unit 4: One Step Equations and Inequalities
Unit 5: Rate, Ratio and Proportional Reasoning Using Equivalent Fractions
Unit 7
6th Grade Honors
Unit 1: Number System Fluency (Honors)
Unit 2: Rational Explorations: Numbers and Their Opposites (Honors)
Unit 4: OneStep Equations and Inequalities (Honors)
Unit 5: Rate, Ratio and Proportional Reasoning Using Equivalent Fractions (Honors)
Unit 6: Area and Volume (Honors)
Unit 8
Accelerated 6/7
Unit 1: Number System Fluency (Accelerated)
Unit 2: Rational Explorations: Numbers and Their Opposites (Accelerated)
Unit 3: Operations with Rational Numbers
Unit 5: One Step Equations and Inequalities
Unit 6: Expressions and Equations
Unit 7: Rate, Ratio and Proportional Reasoning Using Equivalent Fractions
Unit 8 (7th Unit 1): Ratios & Proportional Relationships
Unit 9 (7th Unit 2): Area and Volume
Unit 10 (7th Unit 3)
7th Grade
Unit 1: Operations with Rational Numbers
Unit 2: Expressions and Equations
Unit 3: Ratios & Proportional Relationships
Unit 6
7th Grade Honors
Unit 1: Operations with Rational Numbers (Honors)
Unit 2: Expressions and Equations (Honors)
Unit 3: Ratios and Proportional Relationships (Honors)
Unit 7
Accelerated 7/8
Unit 1 (8th): Transformations, Congruence, and Similarity
Unit 3 (8th): Geometric Applications of Exponents
Unit 5 (8th): Linear Functions
Unit 6 (8th): Linear Models and Tables
Unit 7 (8th)
8th Grade
Unit 1: Transformations, Congruence, and Similarity
Unit 3: Geometric Applications of Exponents
Unit 6: Linear Models and Tables
Unit 7
Algebra 1
Unit 1: Relationships Between Quantities and Expression
Unit 2: Reasoning with Linear Equations and Inequalities
Unit 3: Modeling and Analyzing Quadratic Functions
Unit 4: Modeling and Analyzing Exponential Functions
Unit 5
Algebra 1 Honors (MHS + MMS)
Unit 1: Relationships Between Quantities and Expressions (Honors)
Unit 2: Reasoning with Linear Equations and Inequalities (Honors)
Unit 3: Modeling and Analyzing Quadratic Functions (Honors)
Unit 4: Modeling and Analyzing Exponential Functions (Honors)
Accelerated Algebra Geometry (MHS + MMS)
Accelerated Algebra Geometry SGO
Unit 1: Relationships Between Quantities and Expression (Accelerated)
Unit 2: Reasoning with Linear Equations and Inequalities (Accelerated)
Unit 3: Modelling and Analyzing Exponential Functions
Unit 4: Modeling and Analyzing Quadratic Functions
Unit 5: Comparing and Contrasting Functions (Accelerated)
Unit 6: Describing Data (Accelerated)
Geometry Honors
Unit 1: Transformations (Honors)
Unit 2: Similarity, Congruence, and Proofs (Honors)
Unit 3: Right Triangle Trig (Honors)
Accelerated Geometry B/Algebra 2
Accelerated Geometry B/Algebra 2 SGO
Unit 3: Geometric and Algebraic Connections
Unit 4: Applications of Probability
Algebra 2
Unit 1: Inferences and Conclusions from Data
Unit 3: Operations with Polynomials
Unit 5: Rational and Radical Relationships
Unit 6: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Unit 7
Algebra 2 Honors
Unit 2: Operations with Polynomials
Unit 4: Rational and Radical Relationships
Unit 5: Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Statistical Reasoning
Unit 1: Analyzing One Variable Data
Unit 2: Analyzing Two Variable Data
Unit 6: Sampling Distributions/Confidence Intervals
PreCalculus
Unit 1: Intro to Trig Functions
Unit 2: Trigonometric Functions
Unit 3: Trigonometry of General Triangles
Advanced Mathematical Decision Making (AMDM)
Unit 1: Analyzing Numerical Data
Unit 6: Decision Making in Finance
Unit 8
AP Statistics
Unit 5: Probability and Random Variables
Unit 6: Sampling Distributions
AP Calculus B/C
Unit 1: Limits & Continuity (B/C)
Unit 2: Differentiation: Definition and Basic Derivative Rules
Unit 3: Differentiation: Composite, Implicit, and Inverse Function
Unit 4: Contextual Applications of Differentiation
Unit 5: Analytical Applications of Differentiation
Unit 6: Integration & Accumulation of Change
Unit 7: Differential Equations
Unit 8: Applications of Integration
Unit 9: Parametric Equations, Polar Coordinates, and Vectorvalued Functions
IB Math Applications & Interpretations (AI) Y2
Unit 2: Statistics and Probability
IB Math Analysis & Approaches (AA) SL Y1
Unit 3: Geometry & Trigonometry
Unit 4: Probability & Statistics
Internal Assessment
Unit 6
IB Math Analysis & Approaches (AA) SL Y2
Unit 1: Limits, Average Rate of Change, Intro to Derivatives
Unit 3: Analyzing Functions with Derivatives
Unit 5: Applications of Integration
Unit 6
IB Math Analysis & Approaches (AA) HL Y2
Unit 2: Geometry and Trigonometry
Internal Assessment
Unit 5: Statistics and Probability
Unit 6

Physical Education (PE)/Health
6th Grade
Unit 5
8th Grade
Unit 1: Health and Personal Fitness 1
Unit 2: Health and Personal Fitness 2

Science
6th Grade
Unit 1: Solar System and Beyond
Unit 3A: Earth’s Changing Landscapes Part 1: Plate Tectonics
Unit 3B: Earth’s Changing Landscape Part 2: Rocks and Minerals
6th Grade Honors
Unit 1: Solar System and Beyond (Honors)
Unit 2: EarthMoonSun (Honors)
Unit 3A: Earth’s Changing Landscapes Part 1: Plate Tectonics (Honors)
Unit 3B: Earth’s Changing Landscape Part 2: Rocks and Minerals (Honors)
Unit 4: Water in Earth’s Processes (Honors)
7th Grade
Unit 2A: Cells, Cell Processes, and Human Body
Unit 2B: Cells, Cell Processes, and Human Body
Unit 5
7th Grade Honors
Unit 1: Ecology and Biomes (Honors)
Unit 2A: Cells, Cell Processes, and Human Body (Honors)
Unit 2B: Cells, Cell Processes, and Human Body (Honors)
8th Grade
Unit 1: Harnessing Human Energy
Unit 2: Thermal Energy and Phase Changes
Unit 3: Classification & Properties of Matter
Unit 4: Atomic Structure & Periodic Table
Unit 6: NonContact Forces (Gravitational, Electrical, Magnetic)
Accelerated Physical Science
Accelerated Physical Science SGO
Unit 2: Atomic Structure and Periodic Table
Unit 3: Principles of Atomic Bonding
Physical Science (MHS)
Unit 2: Periodic Table and Chemical Reactions
Biology
Unit 1: Structure & Function in Living Systems
Unit 2: Energy and Matter in Ecosystems
Unit 3: Structure & Function of Molecular Genetics
Unit 5: Patterns in Living Systems
Unit 6: Evolution: Stability & Change in Populations Over Time
Chemistry
Unit 1: Lab Math, Safety, & Equipment
Unit 4: Chemical Bonding and Nomenclature
Environmental Science
Forensics
Unit 2: Crime Scene Investigation & Collection
Unit 3: Physical Evidence  Hair, Fiber, Soil Glass Analysis
Unit 4: Fingering Printing, Impressions, Tool Marks
Unit 5: Biological Evidence  DNA Profiling
Unit 6: Biological Evidence  Blood Typing & Bloodstain Patterns
Unit 7: Forms of Communication
Unit 10
Unit 11
IB Environmental Systems & Societies (ESS) Y1
IB Environmental Systems & Societies (ESS) Y2
Unit 1: Water and Aquatic Food Systems
Unit 2: Internal Assessment (IA) Proposals
Unit 3: Atmospheric Systems and Societies
Unit 4: Climate Change and Energy Production
Unit 5
IB Biology Y1
IB Chemistry Y1
Unit 1: Fundamentals of Chemistry
Unit 2: Bonding and Energetics
IB Chemistry Y2
Unit 1: IB Chemistry Year 2 Internal Assessment
Unit 2: Stoichiometry and Redox Processes
Unit 3: Electron Configuration and Periodic Trends
Unit 4: Covalent and Organic Structures

Individuals and Societies
6th Grade
6th Grade Individuals and Societies SGO
Unit 1: Where in the World is Europe?
Unit 2: Key Historical Events in Europe
Unit 3: How Europe’s Governments and Economies Work
Unit 4: Where in the World is Latin America?
Unit 5: The History of Latin America
6th Grade Honors
6th Grade Honors Individuals and Societies SGO
Unit 1: Geography’s Themes and Physical Systems
Unit 2: Human Environment Interaction
Unit 4: The Influence of Geography on History
7th Grade
7th Grade Individuals and Societies SGO
Unit 1: The Continent of Africa
Unit 2: Exploring Southwest Asia
7th Grade Honors
7th Grade Honors Individuals and Societies SGO
Unit 1: Themes and Regions of the World
Government
Unit 1: Foundations and the United States Federal System of Government
Personal Finance and Economics
Personal Finance and Economics SGO
Unit 1: Fundamentals of Economic Decision Making
Unit 2: Understanding Microeconomics
Unit 3: Measuring Economic Activity and Fiscal Policy
Unit 4: Money, Banking, Credit, and the Federal Reserve
Unit 5: Making Personal Financial Decisions