Grades 6-8

ELA Assessment Items for Texas and Virginia

Summary: Victory developed passages and items for English Language Arts Assessment for Texas and Virginia. The Victory team wrote passages on a variety of topics appropriate for assessment and of high interest to students. Victory aligned the items to the Common Core State Standards, the Virginia English Standards of Learning, and the Texas Essential Knowledge…

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Asset Library Development

Summary: Victory developed social studies content for the Client. Our staff provided a variety of materials, including nonfiction articles, encyclopedia articles, Kahoots! Quizzes, ideas for map and infographic use in the classroom, and lesson outlines relating to ancient Rome and Greece. Victory also developed the concepts for two infographics and two maps, which were produced…

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EconEdLink Market Research & UX Redesign

Summary: Victory was contracted to conduct a market research study and website redesign for the Council for Economic Education. CEE’s goal was to improve accessibility for instructors and to increase usage on their EconEdLink website, which serves both instructors and students across K-12. Victory assessed CEE’s existing materials with attention to instructional design, user interface…

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Math Homework Help (Spanish Translation)

Summary: For CPM, Victory’s math translation team translated Homework Hints for 104 chapters in Core Connections. We translated in Excel spreadsheets to facilitate importing into the client’s web-based delivery system. Art labels were translated and delivered via Excel as well. Facts: See the Spanish translations for grades 6-11 here: https://homework.cpm.org/cpm-homework/homework. Tools: Microsoft Office MathType Adobe…

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Breaking the Spanish Barrier

Summary: Victory worked with John Conner, a leading voice of language instruction in the U.S., to develop the iPad version of Breaking the Spanish Barrier. We did all production work and programming. This iBook has been described as “revolutionary” and “game-changing.” John describes the iPad version as a “dream come true,” combining dynamic audio, video, and…

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Home School Social Studies Alignment (LA, OH, WI, MI, FL)

Summary: Victory was tasked with creating stand-alone lessons to fill gaps in 5 states’ curricula. We analyzed and grouped the states’ standards for grades 1–8, refined the scope and sequence, and wrote 440 2- to 3-page lessons, meeting a tight deadline. The lessons introduced and expanded on social studies concepts of citizenship, government, geography, economics,…

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Science Biographies for California Edition

Summary: Victory was contracted to develop 24 biographic articles whose subjects, from both the past and the present, represented a range of diversity in the scientific disciplines. The 300- to 350-word articles highlighted the contributions and accomplishments of male and female professionals from varied racial backgrounds or those who had overcome physical disabilities to achieve…

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Biodiversity Project

Summary: The Client requested that Victory develop middle school science content relating to habitats and biodiversity. The materials we provided were nonfiction articles, encyclopedia articles, a Kahoots! Quiz, suggestions for infographics, and a lesson outline. Victory also developed two infographics from initial ideas to finished products. In addition, Victory created a “GeoStory” – ten encyclopedia-length…

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Grammar Workbook Lessons

Summary: Victory wrote one-page workbook lessons for English Language Learners based on existing lessons in textbook program. Each workbook lesson focuses on an important grammatical concept found in the basal text. Lessons include grammatical information as well as various group and individual practice exercises. Facts: Conceptualized and wrote 72 ELA lessons for ESL students spanning…

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California English Language Development (ELD) Program

Summary: In Phase 1, working under an extremely tight deadline, Victory developed the Access Path within StudySync’s existing grades 6-8 TE reading lessons. Designed for English language Development (ELD) students, the Access Path offers scaffolded instruction for Emerging, Expanding, Bridging, and Approaching readers. The integration of the Core Path and the Access Path gives teachers…

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