Grade 7 / 8 News


Teacher: Mrs. Janet Davis

Last Revision:  May 4, 2019

Gym Days:  Tuesday & Thursday

Let us be sure to grab hold of each day the Lord gives us in the 7/8 classroom. Each student is responsible for his/her own learning. Enthusiastically own this gift of responsibility.

We look to the Lord to help us be the best we can be for His glory.

Course Work

Bible - Luther's enlightenment: Hab. 2:4; Rom. 1:17

                 Contrast with medieval system of indulgences : Rom. 5:1-11; Rom. 8:2; Gal. 2:16

                 God's gifts of righteousness and grace bestowed on us: Eph. 2:8-10; Phil. 3:8-11; 2 Cor. 5:21; 2 Tim. 1:9

                 Authority and power of Scripture: 2 Tim. 3:15-17; Heb. 4:12

                 Living faith: Jas. 2:14-26

                 Scripture neglected during Reformation: 1 Jn. 4:7-5:3 

                 Fostering habits and joys of personal Bible reading 



History - The Renaissance and the Reformation

                The Age of Exploration  **  The New World  **  The Scientific Revolution



Geography - 

How does settlement affect the environment?   Light pollution - Air pollution - Water and soil pollution - Deforestation - Loss of arable land - Loss of habitat 

What other challenges do settlements create? Less land for growing food - Overcrowding - Lack of services - Changes in rural areas - Land use conflicts

Why care about the effects of settlement?




Language Arts - Spelling - Each student works on spelling and editing exercises as well as                                                                his/her personal spelling list. 

                                    Literature Paperboy, a semi-autobiographical novel by Vince Vawter

                                                           Reading 8 novels for The Race of the Readers competition.

                            Writing - Occurs across the curriculum

                                                      Mastering strong editing skills

                                                      WriteShop - Concrete writing




French - Unite 4  Partons a l'Aventure!

                ** comment exprimer une action passee ** le passe compose avec etre **

Math -

Science - Discovering fluid mechanics and creating hydraulic systems 

Phys. Ed - Participating in student & teacher led fitness workshops and various winter activities

Art -  Imitating art styles by Marc Chagall (Surrealism), George Seurat (Pointillism) and Bridget Riley (Op Art)


Dates to Remember -
M. May 6 - MacMillan orders due
                - MAP testing begins, through F. May 17
T. May 7 - Race of the Readers Competition
W. May 8 - Canadian author, Marty Chan, visits grades 3-8
T. May 14 - Jump Rope for Heart
M. May 20 - Victoria Day, school closed
W. May 22 - MacMillan order delivery
Th. May 23 - Celebration of STEM 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Th. May 30 - Movin' Up Day
F. May 31 - Track and Field Day
Th. May 6 - Grad dinner
F. June 7 - PD Day, no classes
T. May 11 and W. May 12 - Senior class trip to Ottawa
F. May 14 - Last day of school
                 - Graduation and Awards Night, Faith Baptist Church
French Vocabulary - voir unite 4
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