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Seventh Grade Syllabus:

LITERATURE Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Twain
Animal Farm,
Orwell
Citizen Tom Paine, Fast
Oliver Twist, Dickens
Never Cry Wolf, Mowat
The Scarlet Pimpernel, Orczy
Imperial Woman, Buck
We Die Alone, Howarth
Moonfleet, Falkner
Sir Nigel, Doyle
Citizen of the Galaxy, Heinlein


ENGLISH Warriner’s English Grammar & Composition, Third Course, Harcourt Brace
Thorough instruction and review of grammar, usage, mechanics, study aids, speaking and listening, with special emphasis on the several separate skills of composition.
Vocabulary for the College Bound Student, Amsco (Chapters 1-4)
Enrichment of our reading and spelling programs with the vocabulary lessons grouped logically by context, central ideas and Greek prefixes and roots.

LOGIC Critical Thinking, Book 2, Critical Thinking Books
Uses and misuses of words, logic with and without quantified statements, common errors in reasoning, propaganda techniques, probabilities of truth and falsity, characteristics of poor and good arguments, arguments about everyday matters, and solving everyday matters.

HISTORY History of a Free Nation, Glencoe (Chapters 1-16)
The story of our nation from “The Colonial Experience”: 1607-1774 to “The Beginning of the Republic”: 1775-1825.

MATHEMATICS Algebra I, Saxon
Skills of abstract calculation and reasoning continued: algebraic expressions, equations, exponential notation, inequalities, factoring, multi-variable equations, abstract fractions, polynomials, graphing, sets, scientific notation, systems of equations, functions, radical equations, direct and inverse variation, quadratic formula.

SCIENCE Prentice Hall Physical Science, Prentice Hall
Nature of science and scientific methods; force and energy; nature, patterns, and interactions of matter; waves, light, and sound; energy resources.

MUSIC Advanced chorus

ART Baker Academy's Mastery of Arts

COMPUTER Correct typing skills to achieve proficiency in accuracy and rate. Word processing.

PHYSICAL
EDUCATION
Various ball handling skills, games, and exercises.
President's Challenge Physical Fitness Program



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