The study of the Bible is foundational to our curriculum. Students study and memorize scripture and develop strong character quality and Biblical Worldview
Grades 6-8 apply their Biblical knowledge and worldview training by examining current issues using Light Bearers.
Literacy is a primary focus of our instruction. Throughout our school reading, writing, listening, and speaking are modeled, taught, and assessed, following the Readers and Writers Workshop models for instruction.
Grades 6-8 uses Foundations & Frameworks is the basis of our comprehension skills, vocabulary, and public speaking instruction. (Read more...) These are taught intentionally using quality literature, teacher modeling, small group discussions, and group presentations.
Mathematics is taught through direct teacher instruction and guided and independent practice. Teachers include fact drill practice, mental math, and the use of manipulatives as a regular part of daily instruction to reinforce the taught skills and concepts.
Grades 6-8 use Engage NY as their main instructive and practice resource. Emphasis is given to understanding both the procedures and the concepts of math to harness efficiency along with critical thinking and problem solving.
Science and Social Studies encourages students to study God's world in Physical, Life, and Earth Sciences developing habits in inquiry, investigation, hypothesis, experimenting, and recording results. Students study God's people in Geography, Civics, Economics, Culture, American and World History learning facts as well as engaging in lively discussions surrounding social, moral, and ethical issues.
Grade 6-8 uses a Christian curriculum (BJU) for Science and Social Studies to support our teachers in implementing strong Biblical Worldview.
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