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Seventh Grade

7th Grade Language Arts Curriculum

  • Literature based program using science fiction, poetry, Shakespearean plays, medieval feast, novels, and short stories
  • Grammar
  • Writing a research paper
  • Writing of a personal narrative, descriptive, persuasive, expository, and creative writing
7th Grade Mathematics Curriculum
  • Multi-step Equations
  • Inequalities
  • Number Theory
  • Data and graphs
  • Proportion, percent, and probability
  • Exploration of linear equations
  • Polynomials
  • Measurements in geometry
 
7th Grade Science Curriculum - Earth Science
  • Scientific method
  • Laboratory safety and experiment
  • Geology
  • Systems at work on the earth
  • Oceanography
  • Meteorology
  • Astronomy
  • Environmental studies
 
7th Grade Social Studies Curriculum - American History Part 1
  • Prehistory through 1877
  • Texas history integrated into U.S. History units
  • Map skills
  • Geography
  • Research and reporting skills
  • Trip to Austin and Outdoor School
 
7th Grade Foreign Language Curriculum - Spanish I, Part 1
  • Basic grammar, conversational structures, pronunciation, and vocabulary
  • Development of oral and written communication skills
  • Cultures of Spain and Latin America
  • Piata Fiesta to celebrate Cinco de Mayo
 

7th Grade Fine Arts Curriculum

Art
  • Extend previously-taught skills
  • Introduce in-depth sculptural clay work
  • Introduce constructive critiquing of old masters and modern work
  • Introduce professional careers in the visual arts
Music
  • Choir
Drama
  • History of film Grouping acting Monologues
Performance Opportunities
  • Choir, Saintly Singers, Band, Fall Play, and Spring Musical
 
7th Grade Physical Education Curriculum
    Team Athletics - Soccer, Volleyball, Tennis, Basketball, Field Hockey, Softball, Games, Track and Field, Cooperative Activities Presidential fitness Testing
 
7th Grade Enrichment Curriculum
Library
  • Book Reviews Reference skills
Technology
  • Curriculum Integration
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Keyboarding
  • Word Processing
  • Advanced Computer Applications
  • Internet Exploration
  • Developmentally appropriate software in various content areas
 
Values & Ethics
  • Personal, Family, culture, and school values
  • Ethical decision-making
  • Drug usage
  • Components of "Sex, God & Me"- a national abstinence program