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6th - 8th Grades Curriculums

 

 

6th Grade

Bible Truths

- Application of biblical principles

- Bible study skills

- Bible knowledge

Science

- Science Knowledge

- Hands-on activities

- Process skills

Heritage Studies

- Ancient civilizations, 3000 B.C.-A.D. 1500

- Map skills

Math

- Multiplication and division of common and decimal fractions

- Ratio, percent, statistics

- Pre-algebra

- Problem solving

English

- Nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, prepositions

- Sentence structure and punctuation

- Creative writing

Reading

- Vocabulary

- Comprehension skills

- Silent and oral reading

- Study skills

- Literature appreciation

Spelling

- Morphophonemic pairs

- Word origination

- Country names

Handwriting

- Cursive

- Chancery Cursive

Music

- Singing two and three part songs

- Basic chords in harmony

- Sightreading skills

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7th Grade

Bible

- Learning from the Life of Christ

- Christ's life and teachings

- Christian character traits

- The Crucifixion

Life Science

- Basic cell structure and function

- Classification of living organisms

- Creation and evolution

- The human body

World Studies

- A.D. 1100 to the late twentieth century

- Influence of geography on culture

- Thematic cultural approach

Fundamentals of Math

- Variables and expressions in equations

- Decimals, scientific notation

- Integers, statistics

Writing & Grammar

- Eight parts of speech

- Five basic sentence patterns

- Study skills and library skills

- In-class essay; poem; biography sketch

Exploration in Literature

- Six character and subject themes

- Biographies of authors

- Reading for enjoyment and wisdom

Vocabulary: Level A

- Latin prefixes and roots

- Synonyms, antonyms, homonyms

- Word families, concise words

- Denotation and connotation

Foreign Language

- Introduction to Spanish

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8th Grade

Bible

- Portraits from the Old Testament

- Factual studies of Old Testament figures

- Lessons learned from Old Testament lives

- Facts about the Old Testament

Earth Science

- Science and the Bible

- Astronomy, meteorology, and space exploration

- Geology, hydrology

The American Republic

- Republican, constitutional form of government

- Effects of inventions, industries

Pre-Algebra

- Working with rational numbers

- Equations, inequalities

- Statistics, probability

- Graphing

Writing & Grammar

- Participles, infinitives, and gerunds

- Adjective clauses

- News story; business letter; short fable

Excursions in Literature

- Six character themes

- Various cultures

- Reading for wisdom

Vocabulary: Level B

- Latin prefixes and roots

- Synonyms, antonyms, homonyms

- Word families, concise words

- Denotation and connotation

Foreign Language

- Spanish

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