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7th GRADE CURRICULUM

Art – Students will develop their artistic talents by completing advanced projects and crafts using a variety of readily-available materials and techniques. Mediums will include clay and canvas among others.

English – Students will learn how to outline all kinds of written works. They will practice sentence and paragraph writing as well as composition skills. Students will write reports based on their reading. Students will learn about relative pronouns, adverbial objectives, complex sentences, diagramming, and more.

History – Students will study world history from prehistory to the present age. Students will be introduced to the great civilizations and cultures of Asia and Africa as part of the curriculum. The course will take students into the early 21st century with an emphasis on the Church’s role across the centuries. Students will continue working with maps, including elevation and population maps.

Math – Students will improve their mastery of the order of operations, decimals and fractions. Students will work with time, ratios, and conversions. They will practice solving problems, including word problems. Students will be introduced to statistics and probability.

Music – Students will be introduced to musical notation. They will learn new songs associated with the faith as well as parts of the Mass sung in Latin.

Reading – Students will learn about abstract concepts in literature, such as conflict, motifs, and theme. Students will begin writing five-paragraph long reports.  

Religious Education – Students will learn about Creation, the angels, grace, and the Holy Spirit. In addition, they will continue to explore the Creed and the Sacraments. Emphasis will be placed on the Sacrament of Confirmation.

Science – Students will be introduced to physics, chemistry, and geology. Students will also learn about aeronautical engineering and rocketry.

Vocabulary – Students will continue to develop their vocabulary by learning new words and reinforcing their learning though games and activities.