7th Grade Curriculum

The seventh curriculum continues the emphasis of hands-on activities and authentic problem-solving experiences introduced in the sixth grade. Some examples include lab-oriented math and science courses; research papers, and required modern languages.. Art and music classes, which include history and theory as well as studio production, make extensive use of technology.

Math

Pre-Algebra
Honors Pre-Algebra
Honors Algebra

World Languages 7

(Student selection of a language constitutes a two year commitment.)
Chinese I
French I
German
Latin I
Spanish I

Studio Arts/Research and Communication

Studio Art (Two Quarters)
Exploration (Two Quarters)

Science 7

Life Science (Two Semesters)

English 7

Seventh grade English is designed as a reading and writing workshop. Students read and compose in a variety of genres including persuasive writing, literary analysis, expository writing, poetry and fiction. The class structure emphasizes collaboration and group work both in composition work and in discussions. Teachers work with students individually and in small groups to advance their skills as readers and writers. The workshop format is supplemented by regular vocabulary and grammar lessons.

Geography 7

The course studies the culture, lifeways, political systems, and historical experiences of people and nations on every continent, complemented by a strong measure of physical geography. Students will also study factors of environmental change, migration, population, commerce, and conflict.

Arts Electives

Intermediate Band
Intermediate Orchestra
Intermediate Choir
Dance / Drama
Students must participate in Arts Electives.

Wellness

The Middle School years are a time of significant development for students with respect to physical, mental, social, and emotional changes. Our Wellness Program emphasizes making responsible health decisions and provides information and opportunities for mature discussion on a wide range of current health topics and issues. The course is offered to all Middle School students.

Physical Education

In P.E., seventh grade students learn the value of physical fitness while being exposed to the wide range of sports and activities Baylor has to offer.

7TH GRADE CURRICULUM

The seventh curriculum continues the emphasis of hands-on activities and authentic problem-solving experiences introduced in the sixth grade.