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    Instructional Materials - Middle School

    ART:

    Glencoe, INTRODUCING ART, EXPLORING ART, and UNDERSTANDING ART, 1999. (grades 6-8)
    Barrett Kendall Publishing, PORTFOLIOS: STATE OF THE ART , 2000. (grades 6-8 for K-8 schools)

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS:

    Macmillan, SCHOOL DICTIONARY 2, 1990. (grades 6-8)
    McDougal, Littell & Co., YOUNG WRITER'S THESAURUS, 1990. (grades 6-8)

    FAMILY LIFE AND CONSUMER SCIENCES:

    Barry, Bill and Susan Wright, THE REAL GAME, NOICC (National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee), Robinson-Blackmore Printing and Publishing, 1996. (grades 6-8)
    Clayton, Nonalee, YOUNG LIVING, 7th edition, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Publishing, 1997. (grades 6-7)
    Thompson and Sax, EXPLORING LIFE SKILLS, Paradigm, 1998. (grade 8)
    Kowtauk, Helen, DISCOVERING FOOD AND NUTRITION. Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 1997. (grades 6-8)

    HEALTH EDUCATION:

    COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH FOR THE MIDDLE GRADES, ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA. 1996. (one set for each middle school library)
    PROJECT ALERT , Substance Abuse Prevention, The BEST Foundation.

    MATHEMATICS:

    CONNECTED MATHEMATICS 2, Pearson Prentice-Hall, 2006. (grades 6-8)

    MUSIC:

    Culp & Others, WORLD OF MUSIC, Book 6, 1991. (grade 6).

    PHYSICAL EDUCATION:

    Five for life, Focused Fitness. (grades 6-8) 

    READING:

    Beck, Isabel and others, INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE, Holt, Rinehart and Winston/HGJ, 1991. (grade 6)
    Anderson, Robert and others, ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE, Holt, Rinehart and Winston/ HBJ, 1993. (grades 7-8 )
    Appleby and others, LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE, McDougal Littell, 1994. (gr 6-8)

    SCIENCE: Standards-Based Instructional Materials

    Grade 6:
    Magnets and Motors (STC)
    Solutions and Pollutions (SEPUP), 2001.
    Diversity of Life (FOSS), 2000.
    The Truth about Science (NSTA Press), 2002.
    Grade 7:
    Energy, Machines, and Motion (STC/MS), 2000.
    Catastrophic Events (STC/MS), 2000.
    Human Body Systems (STC/MS), 2000.
    Grade 8:
    Properties of Matter (STC/MS), 2000.
    Earth in Space (STC/MS), 2002.
    Science and Life Issues: Ecology and Evolution (SEPUP).

    SOCIAL STUDIES:

    Grade 6: Spielvogel, Jackson, DISCOVERING OUR PAST: A HISTORY OF THE WORLD, EARLY AGES, McGraw-Hill, 2014.  (2015 adoption)
    Grade 7: Burstein, Stanley Mayer, WORLD HISTORY: ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS THROUGH THE RENAISSANCE, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012. (2015 adoption)
    Grade 7: Lambert, Dale A. WASHINGTON, A STATE OF CONTRASTS, 2nd ed., Directed Media, 2008 (2010 adoption)
    Grade 8: Deverell, William, UNITED STATES HISTORY: BEGINNINGS TO 1914, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012. (2015 adoption)

    Garcia, Juan & others, THE WORLD AND ITS PEOPLE, Silver Burdett/Ginn, 1997. (grade 6)
    Davidson, James West, THE AMERICAN NATION, BEGINNINGS TO 1877, Prentice Hall, 1997. (grade 7)
    Boehm, Richard G., WORLD GEOGRAPHY, Glencoe McGraw-Hill, 1997. (grade 8)

    TECHNOLOGY AND TRADES:

    Walker, John, EXPLORING METALWORKING, Goodheart Wilcox, 1995.
    Harms and Swernofsky, TECHNOLOGY INTERACTIONS, GLENCOE/MCGRAW-HILL, 1999.

    WORLD LANGUAGES:

    Chinese
    Wang, Gwen, CHINESE STEP-BY-STEP, VOL I AND II, SCOTT FORESMAN, 1986.

    French
    Schmidt, Conrad J., BON VOYAGE, 1, 2, 3. Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 2008 

    German
    Winkler, George, KOMM MIT! Levels 1, 2, and 3, Holt Rinehart Winston, 2000.

    Japanese

    ADVENTURES IN JAPANESE, volumes 1-4, Cheng & Tsui, C2007
    FURTHER ADVENTURES IN JAPANESE, volume 1, Cheng & Tsui, C2007
    Russian
    Kostomarov, B., RUSSIAN FOR EVERYBODY, Russky Yazyk, Moscow, 1989.

    Spanish

    Humbach, Ozete, et al., ADELANTE, Level 1A, Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1999.
    Humbach, Ozete, et al., EN CAMINO, Level 1B, Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1999.

     

    Contact Us

    Andrea Young
    instructionalmaterials@seattleschools.org

    Instructional Materials Specialist
    (206) 252-0502