The Seventh Grade
English and Spelling
Science and Computer
Foreign Languages Physical Education and Health CURRICULUM
Preparatory experiments in speech
Studying the paragraph
Writing a paragraph
Polishing a paragraph
Letters and the telephone
A good citizenship club
Living Life through books GRAMMAR
Prepositions, conjunctions and interjections
The emphasis will be on composition and writing skills and will be taught along with English.
The emphasis will be on reading literature, novels, poetry, mythology as well as drama.
Reading comprehension skills will also be stressed.
The emphasis will be on mastering computations with whole numbers, decimals, integers, fractions as well as percentages.
Algebra amd trigonometry are introduced.
The student will study biology including plants, animals, with emphasis on the human body.
Computer science will also be discussed with emphasis on the inside of the computer.
The student will continue Catholics in American History following the Civil War.
Student will study the European Countries. BIBLE HISTORY
History of Jesus Christ - His birth and infancy through His ascension CHURCH HISTORY
How the Holy Roman Empire was established and the Church prospered under Charlemagne
How the Empire founded by Charlemagne came to an end and how the Church survived the downfall
How the Church flourished during the Age of Chivalry
How the Church brought holiness and beauty into the lives of the people and fostered charity and education
How great perils beset the Church and endangered her unity CATECHISM
For the 7th grade, the student can use the Advanced Sections of the book 100 Activities. These sections teach the Profession of Faith; The Celebration of the Christian Mystery; Life in Christ and Christian Prayer.
The Student will learn beginning Latin
The student will learn to swim at an advance level
100 Activities Based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church by Ellen Rossini; published by Ignatius Press
First Communion Bible St. Joseph Edition
Illustrated Bible History by Ignatius Schuster, D.D.; published by Tan Books The Story of the Church by Rev. George Johnson, Rev. Jerome D. Hannan and Sister M. Dominica; published by Tan Books English
Voyages in English 7 by Rev. Paul E. Campbell and Sr. Mary Donatus Macnickle; published by Loyola University Press Reading and Literatue
The Catholic Vision Book Series
The Cat Who Went to Heaven by Elizabeth Coatsworth
Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank and Ernestine Gilbreth
Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Goodbye Mr. Chips by James Hilton
Holes by Louis Sacher
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Rascal by Sterling North
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Vernes
These are books that our son has either read or books that I have personally read. Please feel free to suggest more books for our list.
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