Seventh / Eighth Grade

7th and 8th Grade Notes:

Math:
We use Saxon Math Curriculum. We will be working with algebra, decimals, fractions, and geometry.

Science:
Our focus for this year will be Life Science. The highlight for the students will be our dissection unit that will be this Spring.

Social:
Over the course of two years we study the history of our country from the time of the Paleo-Indians to the present. In order to understand our world today, we must see how our history unfolded.

English/Literature :
A variety of activities that include accurately using our grammar, writing, public speaking, and reading short stories and novels rounds out this class.

Enrichment Classes:
These are the special classes that make our students well rounded individuals. These classes are each a quarter in length.

Study Skills:
Each student will discover the best way for them to be organized and prepared to do their very best this school year.

Robotics:
We will learn how to work together as a group to build Lego Robots. We will have the adventure of making these robots perform a task. We will work on primary programming language.

Science Fair:
The Scientific Method is used everyday in our daily lives. We are faced with problems that we have the capability to solve with a little planning and thought process. The Science Fair project helps our students to see this process in action. The find a problem that they have questions about, research, experiment, and find solutions to their questions. The fun part is being able to share their new knowledge with others.

Religion:
Our focus this year for 7th Grade is the Figure of Christ. Our focus this year in 8th Grade is the History of the Church.

Music:
In 7th and 8th grade Choir we will continue learning basic music theory, sight-singing, and vocal technique. We will practice solfege, in which we sing set syllables for each tone of the musical scale. The method of solfege gives a mental difference between pitches, providing a vehicle to sing accurately and independently. The Choir will perform at both the Christmas and the Spring Program.

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