Academics 6-8

6th Grade

Bible 6

Students are guided in learning more about God and His plan of salvation for all people. Students will apply God’s standards in establishing good Christian living skills and will use Bible study aids such as cross-references, concordances, Bible dictionaries, and Bible commentaries. Bob Jones Press.

History 6

Tour the lands, peoples, and cultures of ancient civilizations in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Help your students learn the history and influences of these peoples on religion and the world today. Students expand Christian worldview and enrich their critical thinking skills. Bob Jones Press.

English 6: Writing/Grammar

English 6 continues the study of sentences, nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, and conjunctions as well as practice in reference skills. Students use the Writing Process to write personal narratives, newspaper editorials, instructions, research reports, historical fiction, compare-contrast essays, limericks, free verse, and cover letters for submitting work to a publisher. Bob Jones Press.

Science 6

Students are shown God’s wonderful creation through a study of the earth, cells and organisms, matter and energy, astronomy, heredity, and the nervous and immune systems. Bob Jones Press.

Math 6

Math 6: Students are taught to apply their knowledge of operations and properties with whole numbers to fractions, decimals, and solving for unknowns in geometry while learning the grammar of math 87. Saxon, Veritas Press.

English 6: Literature

Students are engaged with a variety of character-building stories as well as classical literature selections from which biblical principles are drawn. An emphasis on literary elements, higher-level thinking skills, and vocabulary enrichment is a bridge to the traditional literature classes that begin in junior high. Veritas Press.

Linguistics 6:

Students examine vocabulary fromm classical roots of Greek and Latin words. Veritas Press

7th Grade

Bible 7

Study Christ’s example through His experiences, sermons, miracles, and parables. Contains a brand new unit going verse by verse through the Sermon on the Mount. Bob Jones Press.

History 7: World Studies

A look at the civilizations of the world through the lens of a Christian worldview. World Studies begins with a brief review of history from Creation to the coming of Christ and progresses in a chronological journey around the world studying the ebb and flow of empires, cultures, Christianity, and world religions, concluding with an examination of the trends of the emerging 21st century. Bob Jones Press.

English 7: Writing & Grammar

All eight parts of speech are taught, the five basic sentence patterns, usage concepts such as subject-verb agreement and clear pronoun reference, and mechanics. Introduce complex sentences. Reference chapters include dictionary skills, library skills, study skills, and an overview of the writing process. Writing projects include a biographical sketch, an in-class essay, a letter to the editor, a book report, and poetry. Literature from the classics. Bob Jones Press.

Science 7: General Science

This course is designed to be a systematic introduction to science in general and has no prerequisites. The student will learn about the scientific method, designing experiments, simple machines, archaeology, geology, paleontology, biology, human anatomy and human physiology in an introductory way. No lab equipment is required. Necessary materials for experiments are common household items. Veritas Press.

Math 7: Algebra 1/2

Algebraic expressions and linear equations are applied throughout a comprehensive review of operations on integers, fractions, decimals, percents, and radicals. Students explore relations and functions using equations, tables, and graphs. This is a great transition into the “dialectic stage” of math. Saxon, Veritas Press.

Literature 7

Students are introduced to a biblical perspective on theme books. Students are taught to interpret, analyze, evaluate, and appreciate authors, works, themes, and terms in light of Scripture. Veritas Press.

English 7: Latin I

Students are introduced to various ways to learn word meanings and use Latin word parts to teach recognition of word families. Topics include synonyms, antonyms, homonyms, positive and negative context clues, and words. Veritas Press

8th Grade

Bible 8

Provide a foundation for learning what the Bible teaches about the consequences of attitudes and actions. Personal application is emphasized to help your students understand the rewards and challenges of the Christian life. Bob Jones Press.

History 8: American Republic

This work provides your student with a survey of the history and heritage of the United States from a Christian worldview. Bob Jones Press.

Math 8: Algebra 1

Numeric and algebraic expressions are simplified Before solving and graphing linear equations, Inequalities, and their systems. Polynomials, Rational expressions, radicals, and solving rational Features focus on probability, statistics, historical figures and scriptural connections. Saxon, Veritas

English 8: Writing & Grammar

Review the eight parts of speech, five basic sentence patterns, usage, and mechanics. Introduce adjective clauses, participles, gerunds, and infinitives. Dictionary skills, library skills, study skills, and the writing process are also part of the year’s work. Writing projects include a news report, a character profile, a short fable, an informal debate script, a photo essay, and an in-class essay. Literature from the classics. Bob Jones Press.

Science 8: Physical Science

Recommended to follow the general science cource, this course discusses the atmosphere, hydrosphere, weather, structure of the earth, environmentalism, physics of motion, Newton`s Laws, gravity and astrophysics. Myths generated by the hysterical environmentalist movement are addressed. Many hands-on experiments – all use common household chemicals and supplies. Veritas Press.

Math 8: Algebra 1 Part 1

Presents algebra topics in a logical order with detailed examples promoting student comprehension. Numeric and algebraic expressions are simplified before solving linear equations. Inequalities are also explored. Saxon, Veritas Press.

Literature 8

Students are introduced to a biblical perspective theme books. Student are taught to interpret, analyze, and evaluate authors, works, themes, and terms in light of Scripture. Veritas Press.

English 8: Latin II

Continue the study of Latin word parts and present new words in word families that share a prefix, root, or suffix. Latin vocabulary explored. Veritas Press.