7th Grade

7th Grade

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In seventh grade, students at Calvary focus on ancient history beautifully integrated through Old Testament study, history, Latin, literature, and logic.  Along the way, they strengthen study skills, using different forms of outlining, and incorporating debate principles through Socratic discussion.

Curricular Overview

Bible:
Old Testament Survey
Text: Reformation Study Bible; Westminster Confession of Faith
Computer:
Keyboarding skills
www.typing.com
English:
Writing Development, Vocabulary with Greek & Latin Roots
Institute for Excellence in Writing; A Beka Grammar & Composition
History:
Ancients
Text: Streams of Civilization, Vol. 1, Christian Liberty Press
Latin I:
Classical language communication and culture
Text: Latin Alive, Book 1, Classical Academic Press
Literature:
Ancient History
Texts: The Epic of Gilgamesh, The Iliad, Julius Caesar, Antigone
Logic:
Recognizing 28 logical fallacies
Text: The Art of Argument, Classical Academic Press
Science:
General Science, Science Fair Participation
Text: Exploring Creation with General Science, Apologia
Math: 
Algebra
Electives:
Art, Music, Physical Education, After School Clubs TBD

Field Trips:
Chrysler Museum, Norfolk
Geocaching, Hampton
Jefferson Lab, Newport News
Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond
Virginia Symphony, Newport News
Washington, D.C.

7th Grade is not currently being offered for the 2017-2018 School Year.