Grade 7

Grade Level Curriculum – Grade 7

Religion:

Cycle A

  • Church History
  • Respect Life Curriculum on Bullying and Genocide
  • Family Life
  • Planning and participating in weekly liturgies

Cycle B

  • New Testament
  • Respect Life Curriculum on Euthanasia
  • Planning and Participating in weekly liturgies
  • Family Life

English:

  • Novel Based Units With Related Projects
  • Journaling Activities
  • Independent Reading Program
  • Writing Projects
    • Informative
    • Persuasive
    • Descriptive
    • Research
    • Monthly Short Essays
  • Speeches and Presentations
  • Vocabulary Development and Spelling
  • Grammar Lessons
    • Punctuation
    • Capitalization
    • Parts of Speech
    • Word Usage
  • Cooperative Group Units
  • Poetry Units
  • Biz Town
  • Daily Use of Assignment Notebook
  • Responsibility for Incomplete and Overdue Homework (ZAP! Program)
  • Posting of Grades to Edline

Social Studies:

Cycle A

  • Interdisciplinary course on African American’s Struggle for Freedom and Equality
  • Civil War through Reconstruction
  • Interdisciplinary course on the Holocaust
  • Geography (Country of the Week)
  • Current Events

Cycle B

  • Events leading up to the Revolutionary War
  • Revolutionary War
  • Ratifying the Constitution
  • Amendments to the Constitution
  • Early Presidents
  • War of 1812
  • Every 4 years, Election of President Unit

Math (Pre-Algebra):

Focus on Algebra Preparation

  • Topics:
    • Variables
    • Integers
    • Absolute values
    • Coordinates
    • Solving equations
    • Solving two-step equations
    • Simplifying Algebraic Fractions
  • Weekly Worksheets to Reinforce Non-Calculator Skills
  • Daily Homework
  • Daily Participation

Life Science:

Focus on Interactive, Hands-On Learning

  • Topics:
    • Cells and Heredity
    • From Bacteria to Plants
    • Animals
    • Human Biology and Health
    • Environmental Science
  • Examples of Labs and Projects
    • Origami Frogs
    • Crime Science Investigation
    • Flour Baby Project
  • Gizmos – Online Science Simulation Labs
  • Field Trips:
    • 3 Day, 2 Night Overnight to Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center