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.
12, 13, 15
9, 10, 11, 14
|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 Isotopes
• Calculate average atomic mass
• Identify atomic number, mass number, and average atomic mass for isotopes
on the periodic table
DDCM-06. Differentiate between and determine the number of major subatomic
particles in elements
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.
29, 36, 37
27, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34
49, 51, 52
47, 48, 50
|SCP1-02. Describe ways that atoms combine.
DDCM-04. Classify the general types of substances: elements, mixtures, & compounds.
DDCM-11. Write names & formulas for Ionic Compounds
• Using the rules for Ionic compounds, write formulas & compounds from names
• Using the rules for Ionic compounds, write names from formulas & compounds
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
22, 23, 24, 25, 26
68, 69, 70, 73
66, 67, 71, 72
|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
94, 95, 100
|SCP1-05. Distinguish among chemical, physical, and nuclear changes.
DDCM-03. Differentiate between Chemical & Physical Changes and Properties
• Distinguish between physical & chemical properties of substances
• Identify key indicators of chemical change
• Identify physical and chemical changes
|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-09. Use and describe periodic trends
• Use the periodic table to describe trends such as electronegativity,
ionization energy, atomic radius, and oxidation number
• Predict electron configuration & 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 & metallic bond types based on their location on the
43, 45, 46
38, 39, 40, 41
44, 56, 57
59, 60, 61
42, 53, 54, 55, 58
62, 63, 64
|SAP1-03. Identify five basic types of chemical reactions and predict the products.
DDCM-15. Distinguish between the five general types of chemical reactions
|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 molecules and their bonds
• Use Lewis Structures to determine shapes of molecules and use them to
determine polarity of molecules
DDCM-13. Determine types of chemical bonds
• Use electronegativity to determine bond type
• Describe covalent bond types based on their location on the periodic table
75, 76, 77, 78, 79. 80
TOTAL QUESTIONS = 100 questions