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7th Grade

The Year at a Glance

 

 

Religion

Literature

Memorization of prayers

Writing prayers

Locating & reading passages from Scriptures

Review the structure of the Mass

Identify the seasons of the liturgical year

Review Church history

Compare religious beliefs, rituals, & writings

Read & understand Catholic social justice

Civil Rights project

Family Life

 

Plot, theme, metaphor, simile, analogy, idioms, point of view, perspective, and foreshadowing

Increasing vocabulary

Comprehension and analysis

Read: The Outsiders, To Kill a Mockingbird, Romeo and Juliet, and Holes

 

Language Arts

Social Studies

Grammar: subject, predicate, nouns, verbs, direct objects, indirect objects,

subject/verb agreement, modifiers,

pronouns, prepositions, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling

Writing: complex sentences, paragraph structure, research papers, citing work, persuasive essays, summaries, responses to literature, evaluation and revision

 

Geography: mapping skills, longitude, latitude, and time lines

Rise of Islam

Medieval Africa

Europe in the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Reformation, and the Enlightenment

Civilizations of the Americas

Scientific Revolution

 

Math

Accelerated Math

Whole numbers

Decimals

Place values

Metric System

Fractions

Ratios

Problem solving

Equations

Graphing

Pre-Algebra

Geometry

Statistics

 

Decimal notation

Large and small numbers

Measurements

Use of variables

Patterns leading to addition and subtraction

Problem solving strategies

Patterns leading to multiplication  & division

Displays

Real numbers

Area

Volume

Graphs

Geometry


 

Science

Physical Education

Oceanography

Marine Biology and Ecology\

Earthquakes, volcanoes, and the rock/soil cycle

Cells as building blocks

Genetics and heredity

Periodic table and elements

General conditioning sessions

Pre-test for physical fitness

Sports Units:

Flag football

Basketball

Speedball

Volleyball

Field Hockey

Post-exam for physical fitness

 

Computer Science

Extra Activities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Art

Field trips:

Marin Headlands

Museums

Plays