Middle School (6th-8th Grade)

 

Bible

Philosophy: We study Bible to …

  • hear and apply God’s word to our lives
  • develop our understanding of God’s nature and character
  • recognize God’s plan of redemption throughout history

Topics covered include: significant people, kings and prophets of the Old Testament; life of Christ, Paul’s missionary journeys, spiritual exercises, church history, apologetics, world religions

 

Language Arts

Philosophy: We study language arts to …

  • communicate creatively and precisely
  • gain reading skills essential for a wide variety of purposes

Topics covered include: grammar rules and usage, diagramming, spelling patterns, literary elements, genre reviews, novel studies, oral expression, writing process

 

Mathematics

Philosophy: We study math to …

  • examine the order and precision of God’s created universe
  • become equipped with important life skills

Topics covered include: computation; problem-solving; operations with integers, fractions, decimals, and percents; geometry; algebra

 

Science

Philosophy: We study science to …

  • develop an appreciation for God and his creation
  • promote curiosity and explore questions
  • grow as caretakers of his created world

Topics covered include: scientific inquiry, rocks and minerals, topography, plate tectonics, weather, space, cells, plants, animals, body systems, chemistry, physics

 

Geography and History

Philosophy: We study geography and history to …

  • understand our roles and responsibilities as citizens in God’s world
  • apply knowledge about the past to current situations
  • gain appreciation of diverse cultures and areas

Topics covered include: map skills, world geography, ancient civilizations, U.S. and world history, current events, cultures

 

Computers

Philosophy: We study computers to …

  • gain efficiency and discernment in using communication tools
  • connect learning to real-life applications

Resources: Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft Excel, internet applications

 

Physical Education

Philosophy: We study physical education to …

  • develop our physical abilities
  • cultivate life-long healthy habits that honor God
  • enjoy opportunities to interact with peers through activities and sports

Topics covered include: fitness awareness, body and object control, strength and flexibility, endurance, rules and skills for soccer, volleyball, basketball, football, floor hockey, dodgeball

 

Health

Philosophy: We study health to…

  • gain healthy attitudes in the four areas of health: physical, emotional, social, and spiritual practice making wise decisions that honor God

Topics covered include: exercise, fitness, media analysis, human body, consumer choices, relationships

© Cherry+Company SMARTsolution web design powered by RenWeb School Administration Software, providers of School Site