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Middle School Grade 7 Courses

Humanities
  • Theme: Knowing One’s Self
  • Students explore the importance of establishing one’s identity
Math
  • Enables students to value mathematics, to build confidence in their ability to solve problems, and to communicate and reason mathematically
  • Continues to explore algebraic and geometric functions
  • Explores patterns and number sense, as well as applications with proportions and percents
  • Leads to either Math 8 or Algebra 1 in Grade 8
  • Uses Prentice-Hall Math 3 Program Text
Science
  • Connects to Grade 7 Humanities theme by learning how to study humans scientifically
  • Uses SEPUP text, Science & Life Issues
World Languages
  • Students continue with French or Spanish, leading to completing the equivalent of one year in an upper school language course
Art
  • Explores the theme of self within a modern European tradition
  • Investigates idea of the self-portrait from the beginning of the Renaissance to the 20th century
Health
  • Connected to the Grade 7 Humanities theme, Grade 7 Health classes discuss establishing a good personal health routine involving proper nutrition and a proper exercise regimen, linking how a healthy diet and exercise program can help nourish a healthy mind
Music
  • Students choose from a number of instruments from percussion, to keyboard, to strings (acoustic or electric) and work to find their “voice” with that instrument
Physical Education
  • Classes meet twice each week for the entire school year, with the goal of involving students in regular physical activity including a variety of lifelong sports.

 

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