Junior High School

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7th Grade

Bible Truths

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 Mathematics

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

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

9th Grade

Bible

Lessons from the Early Church
In-depth study of Acts through Galatians
In-depth study of I and II Thessalonians
Practical principles from Paul’s life and epistles

The Physical World

Introduction to the physical science
Matter; classification, description, measurement, chemistry
Motion: mechanics, waves
Energy: electrical, magnetic, sound and light

Geography

Physical, political geography
Geographic principles, map skills
Biblical basis for stewardship

Algebra 1

Solving linear equations
Graphing linear functions
Simplifying radical expressions
Solving quadratic equations
Probability, statistics

Writing & Grammar

Adverb clauses
Logical development; clarity; precision
Devotional; poetry; five paragraph essay

Fundamentals of Literature

Introduction to interpretation
Six elements of literature
Classic to contemporary

Vocabulary: Level C

Latin prefixes and roots
Synonyms, antonyms, homonyms
Word families, concise words
Denotation and connotation

Foreign Language

Spanish

10th Grade

Bible

Themes from the Old Testament
Book and topical studies
Theological themes
Honoring and obeying God

Biology

Science and Christianity
Cellular physiology
Taxonomy of living organisms
Human anatomy and physiology

World History

Survey from Creation to the present
Judeo-Christian heritage
Contributions of other cultures

Geometry

Congruence proofs
Area and volume
Transformations, constructions
Similarity
Trigonometry, analytic geometry

Writing & Grammar

New sentence patterns; S-be-Advl and S-TrV-DO-OC
Effective parallelism, sentence expansion and reduction
Short story; research essay; persuasive speech

Elements of Literature

Marks, modes, and forms of literature
Biography, fiction, poetry, drama and personal essay

Vocabulary: Level D

Greek prefixes and roots
Clipped words, compounds
Onomatopoeia, reduplication

Foreign Language

Spanish 1