Thomas Jefferson Middle

Welcome, Trailblazers

The Trailblazer team is very happy to welcome you to the 8th grade! All of the hard work and dedication you have put into your schoolwork throughout the years has helped get you to this point. We are very proud to have you in our classes and know that you will do well here.

Mission and Vision

Mission

To educate and inspire students towards academic and social responsibility.

 

Vision

Trailblazer teachers, students and parents will work together to promote high standards for ALL students. We will provide a rigorous educational environment, challenging students to accept and demonstrate personal responsibility for academic, social, and civic skills needed to compete, communicate and thrive as scholars and citizens.

Units of Study

 Math

Language Arts 

Social Studies 

Math Intervention 

Reading Enrichment 

Rational and Irrational Numbers

Perceptions of Identity:

  • Citing Textual Evidence and Making Inferences

  • Central Idea and Objective Summary

  • Narrative Writing

Anchor Text: A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

Native Americans and Colonization

Integers

Exponents

Expressions

Equations (1 and 2 step)

 Thinking Skills Academy