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7th Grade
Dialectic I
Tuesdays at Calvary Lighthouse United. This information applies to the 2017/2018 academic year. Parents are welcome to purchase teacher manuals in addition to the required materials. We simply ask that students not be given access to teacher manuals.
Latin I
8:30 - 9:40 am
First Form Text First Form’s grammar-first approach focuses on grammar forms and vocabulary because these are the skills suitable for the grammar stage student. All beginners—regardless of age—are in the grammar stage of learning. Syntax (how to use the grammar) and translation are logic and rhetoric stage skills, respectively, and quickly overwhelm the student unless introduced at a slow, gentle pace and taught for mastery. First Form is the ideal text for all beginners, grades 5 & up, or is a great follow-up to Latina Christiana I at any age.

Teacher: Mr. Curtis

Student Text First Form Student Text
Workbook First Form Student Workbook
Quizzes Quizzes and Tests
Writing I
9:45 - 10:55 am
IEW Ancient History In this yearlong course students will write about six major ancient civilizations—Sumer, Egypt, Israel, Babylon, Greece, and Rome—while working progressively through the nine IEW units and a variety of stylistic techniques. This course also covers the first season of the Analytical Grammar program. The Analytical Grammar program is used in 7th, 8th, and 9th grades.

Teacher: Mrs. Taylor

IEW IEW Ancient History Based Writing Lessons
Grammar Analytical Grammar
General Science
11:00 am - 12:10 pm
Grades This class explores topics such as the scientific method, designing experiments, simple machines, geology, archaeology, biology, anatomy and other disciplines, providing a wide range of scientific exposure. Hands-on experiments are included throughout, giving students practical experience as they discover the principles behind the science! Looking at the world from a creationist position, topics are all presented with an eye towards God's role in everyday life.

Teacher: Mrs. Pittman

Textbook Apologia General Science, 2nd Ed.
Notebook Apologia General Science Notebook
Literature I
1:00 - 2:10 pm
Literature Reading literary masterpieces is the price of admission to a great conversation that exists among secular humanity. This course is designed to foster students’ love of reading as they encounter classic books and discuss them in class. Students will develop analytical skills in preparation for higher level course work and enjoy great stories, all within the context of a Christian worldview.

Teacher: Mr. McChesney

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Trojan War
Summer of the Monkeys Johnny Tremain
The Bronze Bow Julius Caesar
Composition Notebook
7th Grade Math
2:15 - 3:25 pm
Grades A bridge to upper-level math, this class will ensure students have a solid foundation in the skills they'll need for 8th grade and beyond! Whole numbers, decimals, number theory, fractions, rational numbers, percents, measurement, geometry, area/volume, probability/statistics, integers, algebra, relations/functions, and logic/set theory are all taught in detail with review to keep concepts fresh.

Teacher: Mrs. Sayour

Textbook BJU Pre-Algebra
Speech
3:30 - 4:15 pm
Speech Speech is an elective course designed to cultivate and refine the student’s public speaking skills. Students work on writing, memorizing, and delivering the speech of their choice and are encouraged to participate in our speech tournament with students from our other locations.

Teachers: Mr. McChesney and Mr. Curtis

No textbook required.

If your student enrolls in classes from more than one Equip academic level, please be sure to order materials from the correct classes. If you are unsure about anything, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. McChesney or Mr. Curtis.


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