MS Academic Overview

GRADE 6

BIBLE—Early Church, Book of Acts, Church History, Modern Missions, Revelation Overview

ENGLISH AND COMPOSITION—English 6, Language Arts, Composition, Literature, Grammar

LIBRARY MEDIA—Media Center Use, Literature Appreciation, Differentiation of Media Types, Development of Research Strategies

MATHEMATICS—Developmental Math 6, Math 6

MUSIC—Vocal/Instrumental/Strings, Worship, Pedagogy, Music Theory and Reading, Music History and Appreciation

SCIENCE—Astronomy, Chemistry, Physics

SOCIAL STUDIES—World History, World Geography

TECHNOLOGY—iMac/Windows computer lab; Microsoft Office, Internet searching, keyboarding, digital photo editing

PRACTICAL ARTS—Historical Culture, Sound Context

FINE ARTS—Watercolor, Charcoal, Reciprocal Influence, Contributions, History

PHYSICAL EDUCATION—Basic Manipulative, Loco-motor Skills, Non-loco-motor Skills, Specialized Skills

GRADE 7

BIBLE—Read and Study Scripture, OT Survey, Thematic Studies

ENGLISH AND COMPOSITION—English 7, Language Arts, Composition, Literature, Grammar

LIBRARY MEDIA—Media Center Use, Literature Appreciation, Differentiation of Media Types, Development of Research Strategies

MATHEMATICS—Developmental Math 7, Math 7, Pre-Algebra

MUSIC—Vocal/Instrumental/Strings, Worship, Pedagogy, Music Theory and Reading, Music History and Appreciation

SCIENCE—Scientific Methodology, Cells, Five Kingdoms

SOCIAL STUDIES—Ohio History, Map Skills and Civics

TECHNOLOGY—iMac/Windows computer lab; Microsoft Office, Internet searching, keyboarding, digital photo editing

WORLD LANGUAGES—Spanish 1, French 1

PRACTICAL ARTS—Historical Culture, Sound Context, Dimensional Image

FINE ARTS—Truth vs Fiction, Monet vs Mondrian, History’s Influence on Art, Human Figure, Portraiture

PHYSICAL EDUCATION—Basic Manipulative, Loco-motor Skills, Non-loco-motor Skills, Specialized Skills

GRADE 8

BIBLE—Nature of Jesus, Components of Discipleship, Culture and Worldview Development, NT Overview

ENGLISH AND COMPOSITION—English 8, Language Arts, Composition, Literature, Grammar

LIBRARY MEDIA—Media Center Use, Literature Appreciation, Differentiation of Media Types, Development of Research Strategies

MATHEMATICS—Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1A, Geometry

MUSIC—Vocal/Instrumental/Strings, Worship, Pedagogy, Music Theory and Reading, Music History and Appreciation

SCIENCE—Scientific Methodology, Geology, Forces/Motion/Energy, Meterology

SOCIAL STUDIES—American History, Geography

TECHNOLOGY—iMac/Windows computer lab; Microsoft Office, Internet searching, keyboarding, digital video and photo editing

WORLD LANGUAGES—Spanish 1*, French 1*

PRACTICAL ARTS—Historical Culture, Sound Context, Borders, Pictorial

FINE ARTS—Illuminated Manuscripts, Interpreting Art Meaning, Fibers, Sketchbook Journal, Christian Themes for Art

PHYSICAL EDUCATION—Basic Manipulative, Loco-motor Skills, Non-loco-motor Skills, Specialized Skills

*Denotes high school credit