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Academics 6-7

6th Grade 7th Grade
Language Grammar
  • Writing Process
    • Writing, comparison /contrasts, poetry, outlines, library research paper, narration, journal
    • Sentences and sentence parts
    • Fragments, run-ons
    • Punctuation and capitalization rules
    • Library skills
    • Student Writers’ Handbook
  • Grammar
    • Recognizing and diagramming all eight parts of speech
    • Advanced map studies
    • Eight documents reviewed

Reading and Literature

  • Oral reading
  • Reading comprehension
  • Speed reading
  • Vocabulary building

Penmanship

  • Review of cursive writing formation
  • Practice penmanship through creative writing and word exercises

Spelling and Poetry

  • Weekly word lists on various categories and vocabulary study
  • Eight poems committed to memory
  • Dictionary skills

History and Geography

  • Geography facts, including the 50 states North America: Canada, United States
  • Mexico and Central America
  • South America: Continent of Natural Resources
  • Nations of South America
  • United States History: The Colonial Heritage
  • New World’s First Republic
  • U.S. in the
    Twentieth Century

Science

  • Earth and Space
    • Our Fascinating Earth
    • God’s Great Universe
    • Exploring Space
  • Chemistry
    • Matter and Chemistry (atoms, elements, and compounds)
  • Plants
    • Plentiful Plants
  • Animals
    • Observing Invertebrates

Health

  • Safety First
  • First Steps of First Aid
  • Your Changing Body
  • An Active Lifestyle
  • Your Body’s Defenses
  • Your Communication System
  • Drugs—Use and Abuse
  • A Healthy Spirit
  • Anatomy
  • Endocrine System
  • Respiratory System
  • Muscular System
  • Skeletal System
  • Lymphatic System
  • Nervous System
  • Skin

Arithmetic

  • Place value of whole numbers and decimals
  • Maintaining skills in fundamental operations
  • Story problems/Problem-solving strategies
  • Roman numerals
  • Rounding off
  • English and metric measures
  • Converting measures within the same system and solving measurement equations
  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division involving fractions
  • Prime factoring
  • Fundamental operations involving fractions and decimals
  • Estimation
  • Ratios and proportion
  • Percent
  • Probability
  • Graphs and scale drawing/Introduction to statistics
  • Basic geometric shapes
  • Perimeter, area, and circumference
  • Bisecting angles
  • Reading thermometers
  • Converting Celsius to Fahrenheit and Fahrenheit to Celsius
  • Equation solving/Introduction to basic algebra
  • Latitude, longitude, and time zones
  • Banking, finding interest, and installment buying
  • Reading electric and gas meters

Bible

  • Lessons such as Salvation Series, Life of Christ, Parables, Elijah, Elisha, Daniel, Esther, Ezra /Nehemiah (includes memory verses, hymns /choruses, and Bible doctrine)

Fine Arts

  • Music
  • Art
  • Capitalization rules
  • Punctuation rules
  • Kinds of sentences and diagramming Eight parts of speech and their uses
  • Diagramming eight parts of speech
  • Sentence structure

Composition

  • The writing process
  • Outlining
  • The library
  • Summaries
  • Book reports
  • Research paper
  • Writing style
  • Letter writing

Vocabulary, Spelling, Poetry

  • Vocabulary lessons
  • Weekly spelling lessons
  • Eight poems memorized

Literature

  • Reading for enjoyment stories and poems by such authors as Frost, Dickinson, Kipling, Bunyan, Alcott, Luther, Dickens, Defoe

History and Geography

  • The Beginning
  • From Sumer to Canaan
  • Down to Egypt
  • Israel and Its Land
  • According to His Will
  • Greece: A Drama in Two Acts
  • Rome before Christ
  • Rome after Christ
  • Early Church History
  • Islam versus Christendom
  • From Empire to Feudalism
  • An Age of Darkness
  • The Protestant Reformation
  • Post-Reformation Europe
  • The English Nation
  • An Age of Exploration
  • The United States
  • France in the Modern Age
  • Science & Industry in the Modern Age
  • The New World of Classics
  • The British Empire
  • World War I and the Rise of Communism
  • Before and During World War II
  • The Cold War Era
  • Era of Change
  • Eastern Hemisphere Geography
  • Parliamentary Procedure
  • Current events

Science

  • Invitation to Science
  • Plants: Provision for Life
  • Your Wonderful Body
  • Introduction to Physical Science
  • The Amazing Atmosphere
  • Knowing the Weather
  • The Science of Classification
  • Through the Microscope
  • Science and Creation
  • Insects and Other Arthropods

Health

  • The New You: Social and Mental Health
  • Personal Appearance: An Expression of the Real You
  • Drug Abuse: It’s Deadly
  • Spiritual Fitness: It’s Your Choice

Mathematics

  • Maintaining skills in fundamental operations (See grades 4–6)
  • Fractions and decimals
  • Factoring
  • Problem-solving strategies
  • Factorial
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Application of percent
  • Personal finances
  • Metric system
  • Probability
  • Basic geometric concepts
  • Development and use of formulas
  • Reading and constructing graphs
  • Introduction to statistics
  • Introduction to algebra
  • Negative numbers
  • Powers and roots
  • Time zones, latitude, and longitude
  • Introduction to plane and solid geometry
  • Pythagorean theorem
  • Sine, cosine, tangent

Bible

  • Study series: Exodus, Life of Christ(Includes memory verses and hymns)

Sex Education from the Bible

  • Morality
  • Dating and marriage
  • Sins such as adultery, fornication, and homosexuality