Grade 7 / 8 News


Teacher: Mrs. Janet Davis

Last Revision:  March 20, 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 - Heart of early Reformation in England & Bohemia: Zechariah 4:6; Isaiah 58: Psalm 51

                 Indictment of false shepherds & hypocritical Pharisees (Wycliffe's description of monks):

                 Ezekiel 34; Mt. 23:1-12

                 Jesus is the Good Shepherd: John 10:1-18     Following Jesus: Lu. 9:57-58; Phil. 3:8-14

                 Christianity in action (God's love): 1 Cor. 13

                 Fostering habits and joys of personal Bible reading 



History - Seeds of the Reformation & the Late Middle Ages

                  ** Hundred Years' War ** Western Church in crisis ** The printing press  **

                  ** Exploration and trade ** Fall of Constantinople **



Geography - Settlements and the Environment - why care about it?

                        Drought, volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, desertification, landslides



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 3 Faites Vos Jeux!

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

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 -
W. Apr. 3 - Casual Day. Wear your T-shirt too!
T. Apr. 16 and W. Apr. 17 - Student-led conferences
F. Apr. 19 - Good Friday, no school
M. Apr. 22 - Easter Monday, no school
T. May 7 - Race of the Readers Competition
French Vocabulary - voir unite 3
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