Accelerated Chemistry Semester One
District Assessment Connection for South Dakota Core Standards
Indicator N-2: Apply the skills necessary to conduct scientific investigations.
|SCN2-01. Students are able to apply science process skills to design and conduct student investigations.
DDCM-02. Identify and convert SI units
• Use dimensional analysis to convert units in chemistry
• Identify and use SI, base, modified, and derived units
12, 13, 14
9, 10, 11
|SAN2-03. Demonstrate correct precision in measurements and calculations.
DDCM-01. Analyze and interpret data
• Use significant digits to express precision in measurements
• Use scientific notation to express and evaluate large and small measurements
• Create and interpret graphs
1, 2, 3, 8
Indicator P-1: Describe structures and properties of, and changes in, matter.
|SCP1-01. Students are able to use the Periodic Table to determine the atomic structure of elements, valence number, family relationships, and regions (metals, nonmetals, and metalloids).
DDCM-05. Identify characteristics of elements and isotopes
• Calculate average atomic mass
• Differentiate between and determine the number of major subatomic particles
• Identify atomic number, mass number, and average atomic mass for isotopes
on the periodic table
28, 30, 31
|SCP1-02. Describe ways that atoms combine.
DDCM-04. Classify the general types of substances: elements, mixtures, & compounds
DDCM-11. Write names and formulas for Ionic Compounds
• Using the rules for Ionic compounds, write formulas and compounds from
• Using the rules for Ionic compounds, write names from formulas and
DDCM-14. Write names and formulas for Covalent Molecules.
• Using the rules for covalent molecules, write formulas for compounds from
• Using the rules for covalent molecules, write names for formulas from
19, 20, 21, 22
59, 62, 63
58, 60, 61
|SCP1-04. Balance chemical equations by applying the Law of Conservation of Matter.
DDCM-16. Write and balance chemical equations.
• Demonstrate the use of coefficients to represent the number of formula units
in a balanced reaction
• Apply the Law of Conservation of Mass
• Write and balance chemical equations to describe chemical reactions
85, 87, 90
|SCP1-05. Distinguish among chemical, physical, and nuclear changes.
DDCM-03. Differentitate between chemical and physical changes and properties.
• Distinguish between physical and chemical properties of substances
• Identify key indicators of chemical change
• Identify physical and chemical changes
|SAP1-01. Distinguish between the changing models of the atom using the historical experimental evidence.
DDCM-30. Describe the history of the atomic theory.
23, 24, 25, 26
|SAP1-02. Predict electron configuration, ion formation, reactivity, compound formation, periodic trends, and types of compounds formed based on location on the Periodic Table.
DDCM-07. Complete electron configuration, and relate to chemical stability.
• Predict electron configuration and reactivity based on the location on the
• Complete electron configuration, orbital notation, and electron dot structure
for an element
• Explain the relationship between an atom's chemical stability and the octet rule
DDCM-08. Understand the organization of the Periodic Table
• Describe general physical and chemical properties of elements of major groups
on the periodic table
• Describe the metallic character (metals, non metals, metalloids) based on the
location on the periodic table
DDCM-09. Use and describe periodic trends
• Use the periodic table to describe trends such as electro negativity, ionization
energy, atomic radius, and oxidation number
• Predict electron configuration and ion formation based on location on the
DDCM-10. Analyze and describe properties of Ionic Compounds.
• Analyze the properties of ionic and metallic bonds
• Describe ionic and metallic bond types based on their location on the
37, 40, 41, 42
44, 45, 46, 47
50, 51, 52, 57
53, 54, 55
|SAP1-03. Identify five basic types of chemical reactions and predict the products.
DDCM-15. Distinguish between the five general types of chemical reactions
• Distinguish between the five general types of chemical reactions
• Apply the rules of solubility when writing net ionic equations
80, 81, 82
|SAP1-06. Perform stoichiometric calculations.
DDCM-18. Use molar mass to calculate percent composition, empirical and molecular
DDCM-29. Perform molar conversions.
91, 92, 93, 94, 95
96, 97, 98, 99, 100
| SAP1-08. Use models to make predictions about molecular structure, chemical bonds, chemical reactivity, and polarity of molecules.
DDCM-12. Analyze and describe properties of Covalent Molecules.
• Analyze the properties of covalent bonds
• Use Lewis Structures (including expanded octets) to determine shapes of
molecules and use them to determine polarity of molecules.
• Determine the orbital hybridization, sigma and pi bonding in covalent compounds
DDCM-13. Determine types of chemical bonds
• Use electro negativity to determine bond type
• Describe covalent bond types based on their location on the periodic table
70,71,72, 73, 74, 75
65, 66, 67, 68
71, 72, 74
| DDCM-28. Use quantum mechanics to describe position of the electron in the atom.
• Describe the wave mechanical view of the hydrogen atom
• Describe the position and velocity of an electron in an atom
32, 33, 34
TOTAL QUESTIONS = 100 questions