Seventh Grade History, Seventh Grade Religion, and Eighth Grade History Curriculum
Seventh Grade History Curriculum
- Students will use skills of historical and geographical analysis to explore the early history of the United States and understand ideas and events that strengthened the union.
- The standards for this course relate to the history of the United States from pre-Columbian times until Reconstruction.
- Students will continue to learn fundamental concepts in civics, economics, and geography as they study United States history in chronological sequence and learn about change and continuity in our history.
- They also will study documents and speeches that laid the foundation of American ideals and institutions and will examine the everyday life of people at different times in the country's history through the use of primary and secondary sources.
Seventh Grade Religion Curriculum
- To have the student understand that God's saving action in salvation history culminates in the person and ministry of Jesus Christ and in the eternal life He offers us.
- Profession of Faith - The Creed
- The Celebration of the Christian Mystery - Liturgy and Sacraments
- Life in Christ - The Commandments and the Moral Life
- Christian Prayer
Eighth Grade History Curriculum
- Students will continue to use skills of historical and geographical analysis as they examine American history since 1877.
- The study of history must emphasize the intellectual skills required for responsible citizenship.
- The standards for this course relate to the history of the United States from the end of the Reconstruction era to the present.
- Students should continue to learn fundamental concepts in civics, economics, and geography within the context of United States history.
- Political, economic, and social challenges facing the nation reunited after civil war will be examined chronologically as students develop an understanding of how the American experience shaped the world political and economic landscape.