7th Grade

7th Grade Religion

  • The New Testament, with special focus on the Gospels and Jesus’ life
  • The foundation of the Church and the sacraments
  • Study Scripture, including those passages involving parables, miracles, beatitudes, works of mercy, and life and dignity
  • Incarnation
  • Eternal life
  • Disciples and Apostles
  • Mary, Mother of God
  • Catholic Social teaching and virtues (cardinal and theological)
  • Ascension

7th Grade Language Arts

  • Literature (material covered)
    • Prentice Hall Literature (anthology)
    • The Wednesday Wars
    • The Old Man and the Sea
    • Catherine, Called Birdy
    • And Then There Were None
    • D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths (selected myths)
    • Shakespeare mini-unit, introduction with a focus on Hamlet
    • Units on Middle Ages (research paper), Ernest Hemingway, Annie Dillard (descriptive writing assignments), Agatha Christie, and Poetry
  • English ​
    • Voyages in English: Writing and Grammar
    • Personal Narrative
    • How to Article
    • Descriptive Writing
    • Persuasive Essay
    • Expository Essay
    • Business Letter
    • Research Paper
    • Vocabulary in Action

7th Grade Math

Middle School students are placed in Math classes.  Each section ranges in size from 10 - 12 students per class. Smaller classes allow for more individualized instruction. 

Advanced math
The program is accelerated to include 8th grade objectives. Our Go Math! ooks and resources are fully adapted for all kinds of math learners. Smaller classes allow for more individualized instruction. Each 40-minute class covers a Warm-Up, Homework Check, New Lesson Concept, Lesson Practice Problems, and jump-start into Homework.

Curriculum Concepts

  • Real, Rational & Integer Numbers
  • Expressions, Algebraic Equations & Inequalities
  • Proportional and Non-Proportional Relationships
  • Circumference, Area, & Volume
  • Exponents & Scientific Notation
  • Functions
  • Writing & Solving Systems of Linear Equations
  • Transformations – Congruence and Similarity
  • Analyzing &Comparing Data with Probability
  • Angle Relationships in Parallel Lines and Triangles

Standard

Math in Focus is an authentic Singapore Math® curriculum—with problem solving as the center of math learning and concepts taught with a concrete–pictorial–abstract learning progression through real-world, hands-on experiences.

Content:

Chapter 1: The Real Number System
Chapter 2: Rational Number Operations
Chapter 3: Algebraic Expressions
Chapter 4: Algebraic Equations and Inequalities
Chapter 5: Direct and Inverse Proportion
Chapter 6: Angle Properties and Straight Lines
Chapter 7: Geometric Construction
Chapter 8: Volume and Surface Area of Solids
Chapter 9: Statistics
Chapter 10: Probability

7th Grade Science

  • Earth-Sun-Moon Systems
  • Solar System
  • Galaxies
  • Stars/Nebulae
  • NASA
  • Layers of the Earth/Plate Tectonics/Geological Time Scale
  • Minerals/Rocks
  • Weather
  • Atmosphere
  • Natural Resources

7th Grade Social Studies - Medieval Europe and Asia

  • Mesoamerica – Mayan, Inca, Aztec
  • Medieval Europe
  • The Feudal System
  • The Nation of Islam
  • The Crusades
  • Medieval Japan and China