Our Seventh Grade Program focuses on children that are twelve to thirteen years old. Our program has a touch of excitement with Social Studies covering ancient and medieval history, the Renaissance and Reformation, and concludes with the rise of modern nations. Science introduces the history of science, scientific inquiry, experimentation, simple machines, archaeology, geology, paleontology, fossils, the fossil record, life, classification of life, the human body, energy, the digestive system, the respiratory system, the lymphatic system, the reproductive system, the urinary system, and the nervous system.
Students continue to grow in their reading and math skills, including multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, ratios, percentages, shapes, basic geometry, and more!
7th grade includes:
Principles of Mathematics
Focus is on multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, ratios, percentages, shapes, basic geometry, and more!
Math is a real-life tool that points us to God and helps us explore His creation, yet it often comes across as dry facts and meaningless rules. Here at last is a curriculum that has a biblical worldview integrated throughout the text and problems, not just added as an afterthought.
The Road Less Traveled
The seventh-grade reader The Road Less Traveled presents examples of others whose early choices affected their lives. Selections include character-building parables from nature, stories of pioneer trailblazing, examples of living for others, incentives for seeking true treasures, and exhortation to humility.
Exploring Creation – General Science
The 16 modules in the General Science hardcover student text are designed to be covered in 32-36 weeks. These modules introduce the history of science, scientific inquiry, experimentation, simple machines, archaeology, geology, paleontology, fossils, the fossil record, life, classification of life, the human body, energy, the digestive system, the respiratory system, the lymphatic system, the reproductive system, the urinary system, and the nervous system.
The additional user-friendly companion that provides space for answering On Your Own and Study Guide questions as well as for developing Lab Reports. Study helps include graphic organizers and a Module Summary for each module (fill-in-the-blank). Digging Deeper sections provide opportunity for practical applications and writing activities. For the teacher, there are grading rubrics for lab reports and suggested answers for some of the graphic organizers. The History of Science module includes a nicely done timeline.
Kit contains: safety goggles, vegetable oil, corn syrup, piece of cork, blue food coloring, balloons, baking soda, funnel, pencil, sheets of paper, thumbtacks, yarn, cardboard, cardstock, paper clip, flashlight with batteries, spoons, table salt, scissors, facial tissue, soap bar, chewing gum, black pepper, tweezers, toilet paper, wooden ruler, bamboo skewers, alum, cotton string, washers, black construction paper, magnifying glass, sand, plaster of Paris, bowls, Lima beans, paper towels, limestone rock, steel wool, foil baking pan, small shovel, modeling clay, paper plate, petroleum jelly, seashells, index cards, pipe cleaners, colored beads, rubbing alcohol, iodine, masking tape, nylon stocking, rubber bands, chicken bouillon cube, pen, crayon, yeast, plastic bags, butter knife, plastic bandage, tea light candle, vinegar, matches, mirror, straws, oral thermometers, saltine cracker, antacid tablets, stopwatch, flexible tubing, red food coloring, tea bag, coffee filter, practice golf ball, toothpicks, blindfold, and printouts.
Art With a Purpose
Simple step-by-step art lessons for children in grade 7. It covers advanced shading with soft lead colored pencils, grid drawing, calligraphy, paint mixing and painting, and sketching.
Helen Keller’s triumph over her blindness and deafness has become one of the most inspiring stories of our time. Here, in a book first published when she was young woman, is Helen Keller’s own story- complex, poignant, and filled with love.
English 7 has 125 lessons divided into 11 chapters. The first two chapters deal with sentence parts and sentence construction. Object complements and subjective complements are introduced.
Chapters 3-9 focus on the parts of speech. Verbals, progressive and emphatic forms of verbs, intransitive verbs, restrictive clauses, conjunctive adverbs, and so forth, are introduced. Ample sentence diagramming practice is included. Chapter 10 teaches concepts about capitalization and punctuation. Italics, single quotation marks, and ellipses points are introduced. Chapter 11 deals with using numerous kinds of reference books, studying words, and studying word families.
Understanding the Old World
Covers the geography and history of Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Includes map skills and timeline activities. Covers ancient and medieval history, the Renaissance and Reformation, and concludes with the rise of modern nations.
Spelling – Grade 7
34 lessons. Each lesson includes a list of 20 “New Words” and 5 “Review Words,” except every sixth lesson, which is completely review.
The main emphasis of this course is the study of Latin word elements*roots, prefixes, and suffixes. Learning to spell is the primary goal throughout, and the meanings of roots and affixes are helpful in expanding a student’s vocabulary.
Each lesson also has a review section that exercises phonetic and word-building concepts covered in earlier grade levels of this series. The last section of each lesson gives a brief history of the English language, providing some of the reasons for the modern spellings, pronunciations, and meanings of many English words.
Bible – God Visits His Chosen Family
Grade 7 begins a survey of New Testament history, covering the events of Jesus’ earthly ministry and the beginning of the New Testament church. The pupil studies the sequence of Jesus’ birth, ministry, death, resurrection, and ascension, comparing the four Gospel records to better understand the overall picture. Messianic prophecies in the Old Testament take on new meaning as the pupil considers the significance of Jesus’ life and teaching. He learns how the church began and how God worked though His people to spread the Gospel “into all the world.”
Mankind Marvelously Made
Mankind Marvelously Made is divided into four units, as follows: The Human Body (our physical make-up), Food Study (nutrition, preparation, and preservation of food), Safety and First Aid, and Mental Health (psychology).
7th grade with alternate math includes:
Pre-Algebra covers negative numbers, order of operations, solving for the unknown, and other topics.
Tuition billed seperately ($28 a month for 10 months).