•                                            Year at a Glance                       

    Chemistry I—Regular Level

    Readiness, Supporting, and Process TEKS

    All Process TEKS C.1 –C.3 are taught throughout the year

    1st Grading Period

    2nd Grading Period

    3.5 wks



    2 wks






    • Review Lab Safety (TEKS C.1A - C.1C)
    • Math Basics Review (metrics, dimensional analysis, sig figs, scientific notation)  (C.1G)
    • Kinetic Theory, Matter vs Energy (TEKS C.9B)
    • States of Matter in terms of compressibility, structure, shape, and volume (TEKS C.4C)
    • Phys/Chem Properties and Changes (TEKS C.4A)
    • Intensive/Extensive properties (TEKS C.4B)
    • Mixtures/Pure substances (TEKS C.4D)



    • Atomic theory: Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, Bohr (TEKS C.6A), (TEKS C.3F)
    • Calculate average atomic mass using Isotopes (TEKS C.6C)
    • Define mole (TEKS C.8A)
    • Calculate number of atoms/moles in sample (TEKS C.8B, TEKS C.2G)


    Periodic Table

    • History of Periodic Table (TEKS C.5A), (TEKS C.3F)
    • Families on Periodic Table: alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, halogens, noble gases, transition metals, (TEKS C.5B)
    • Trends of Periodic Table: atomic radii, electronegativity, ionization energy (TEKS C.5C)
    • Atomic arrangement in Lewis dot structures (TEKS C.6D)
    • Electron configuration (TEKS C.6D)
    • Electromagnetic Spectrum with relationship to energy, frequency, and wavelength (TEKS C.6B)

    2 wks







    3 wks

    2 wks

    2 wks


    Ionic Compounds

    • Bonding: properties of ionic and metallic compounds  (TEKS C.7C, TEKS C.7D)
    • Electron dot structures to illustrate ionic bonding (TEKS C.7C)
    • Name ionic compounds (TEKS C.7A)
    • Write ionic formulas (TEKS C.7B)


    Covalent Compounds

    • Bonding: properties of covalent compounds (TEKS C.7C)
    • Electron dot structures to illustrate covalent bonding (TEKS C.7C)
    • VESPR: linear, trigonal planar, tetrahedral (TEKS C.7E)
    • Name covalent compounds (TEKS C.7A)
    • Write covalent formulas (TEKS C.7B)


    Chemical Quantities

    • Mole (review) and Molar Mass (TEKS C.8A, TEKS C.8B, TEKS C.2G)
    • Empirical formula (TEKS C.8D)
    • Percent composition (TEKS C.8C)


    Review and Midterm Exam


    3rd Grading Period

    4th Grading Period

    1.5 wks

    2.5 wks

    2.5 wks














    2.5 wks


    • Balance equations/Law of Conservation of Mass (TEKS C.8E)
    • Types of Reactions (TEKS C.8F)

    ·        Double Replacement

    ·        Redox Reactions: Synthesis, Decomposition, Single Replacement & Combustion


    • Stoichiometric calculation (TEKS C.8G)
    • Mass relationships between reactants and products (TEKS C.8G)
    • Limiting reagents (TEKS C.8H)
    • Percent yield (TEKS C.8G)


    Solutions in Chemistry

    • Role of water in solutions (polarity) (TEKS C.10A)
    • Solubility Rules (TEKS C.10B)
    • Types of solutions: electrolyte, nonelectrolyte, saturated, unsaturated, super saturated (TEKS C.10E)
    • Rate of dissolving (TEKS C.10F)
    • Calculate Molarity of solutions (TEKS C.10C)
    • Use molarity to calculate dilutions (TEKS C.10D)
    • Identify precipitation reactions (TEKS C.8F)


    Acids and Bases

    • Acids/Bases (TEKS C.10G)

    ·        Definitions

    ·        Arrhenius

    ·        Bronsted-Lowry

    • Define and calculate pH (TEKS C.10H)
    • Name acid/base compounds (TEKS C.7A)
    • Write formulas for acids and bases (TEKS C.7B)
    • Identify acid-base reactions (TEKS C.7F)

    ·        Predict products in acid-base reactions that form water (TEKS C.10G)

    1 wk



    3 wks

     3.5 wks

    1.5 wks

    2 wks


    CBA – over material from 3rd grading period


    Gas Laws

    • Kinetic theory (TEKS C.9B)
    • Ideal Gas vs Non Ideal gas (TEKS C.9A)
    • Boyle’s, Charles’, Gay-Lussac’s, Avogadro’s, Dalton’s Laws and Ideal Gas calculations (TEKS C.9A)
    • Gas Stoichiometry (TEKS C.8G)



    • Types of Energy (TEKS C.11A)
    • Law of Conservation of Energy/Heat transfer  (TEKS C.11B)
    • Identify and measure energy in chemical reactions/ Endothermic and exotherm
    • ic (TEKS C.11C)
    • Calculations: specific heat equation & calorimetry (TEKS C.11D)


    Nuclear Chemistry

    • Nuclear energy (TEKS C.12A)

    ·        Alpha radiation

    ·        Beta radiation

    ·        Gamma radiation

    • Fission and Fusion (TEKS C.12B)
    • Radioactive decay/Balance equations (TEKS C.12A)


    Review and Final Exam


    Process TEKS will be taught throughout the entire year.