Welcome to John I. Smith K-8 Center - Home of the Falcons!An "A" school another year! 2021 - 2022 school year!! Thank you to all the Faculty and Staff for your hard work and dedication, going above and beyond for John I. Smith K-8 Center to achieve this accomplishment! #Doralpride #Falconpride
Home of the Falcons
In 6th through 8th grade, your child will learn…
Read independently for a sustained period of time.
Read and understand different types of books and stories, including novels, nonfiction, plays, and poetry.
Write reports and other documents using correct grammar and punctuation.
Conduct research on assigned topics.
Make effective oral presentations.
Use graphic organizers and other note-taking strategies.
Organize school papers and assignments; keep records of assignments.
Study for tests.
Understand the rules of the English language and apply them in writing.
Use integers, fractions, decimals, percentages, and other types of numeric expressions in mathematics.
Use measurements to solve mathematics problems that are related to real-world situations.
Understand basic algebraic and geometric concepts.
Do mathematics problems involving two- and three-dimensional shapes.
Understand the basics of physical and biological science.
Conduct scientific experiments in class.
Solve scientific problems using scientific processes.
Study the history of Florida, the nation, and the world, including major ethnic/cultural groups.
Understand the structure of the U.S. government and the principles of American democracy.
Understand the role of the citizen in American democracy.
Develop basic knowledge of economic systems.
Use maps and write reports about the geography of the world.
Use a computer to write a report, create a graph, and make a chart.