Seventh Grade

The 7th grade curriculum at St. Charles includes both academic and religious study, including: English/language arts, math, science, social studies, and religion.

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7th Grade Academic Study

  • Analyzing, Summarizing, Inferring, and Recognizing Details
  • Literary Elements (Figures of Speech, Alliteration, Hyperbole, etc.)
  • Theme, Tone, Setting, Characterization, Genre
  • Point of View
  • Vocabulary and Spelling (Definitions, Antonyms and Synonyms, Roots)
  • Sentence Structure/Types
  • Mechanics(Parts of Speech, Capitalization, Punctuation)
  • Quotations/Dialogue
  • Writing a Good Paragraph, Story, Paper
  • Oral Presentations
  • Journaling
  • Novels: Treasure Island (Robert Louis Stevenson), The Outsiders (S.E. Hinton)
  • Compare Positive and Negative Rational Numbers, as Integers, Fractions, and Decimals
  • Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Integers, Fractions and Decimals
  • Solve Multi-Step Equations Using Arithmetic Properties
  • Use Proportions to Solve Problems
  • Direct and Indirect Variations
  • Absolute Values
  • Represent Relationships with Tables, Verbal Descriptions, Symbols, and Graphs
  • Solve Equations Involving Variables
  • Solve Equations Using the Properties of Equality
  • Solve Equations Graphically and Numerically
  • Simplify Inequalities Involving Variables
  • Change Scale, Perform Translations and Reflections of 2D Figures on a Coordinate Plane
  • Pythagorean Theorem
  • Use Mean, Median, and Range to Analyze Data
  • Display and Interpret Data in a Variety of Ways, Including Circle Graphs and Histograms
  • Calculate Probabilities
  • Calculate Circumference and Area of a Circle
  • Calculate Volume and Surface Area of a Cylinder
  • Similar Figures
  • Basic Chemistry
  • Cells and the Microscope
  • Genetics
  • Classification
  • Plants
  • Animals
  • Ecology
  • 7th grade will also be doing Robotics as part of the STEM Grant

Science skills (integrated through four years of middle school):

  • Scientific Method
  • Lab Measurement, Tools, Safety, and Reports
  • Precision and Accuracy
  • Inference and Observation
  • Dimensional Analysis
  • Nature of Science
  • Graphing
  • Density

Topics (integrated through four years of middle school):

  • Design, build, and program Lego Robots
  • Engineering Design Cycle
  • Uses of Robotics
  • Natural Disasters and Disaster Recovery Cycle
  • Rube-Goldberg Machines
  • Various Engineering-Based Projects
  • Examine How World Geography Affects Our Lives
  • Analyzing, Synthesizing, Decision-Making, and Problem-Solving
  • Five Themes of Geography in Context of Past, Present, and Future
  • History of Countries and Continents with Focus on 18th to 20th Centuries
  • Historical Figures
  • Mystery of God
  • Holy Trinity
  • Uniqueness of Humanity as Image of God
  • Relationship between God and Man
  • Role of Christ in God’s Saving Plan for Humanity
  • Church as Instrument of Christ
  • Bible for Spiritual Enrichment and Understanding the Catholic Faith
  • Prayer and Sacraments, including the Eucharist
  • Elementary Philosophy to Achieve Greater Understanding of God and Creation

Art, Spanish, Music, Computer, and Physical Education are also incorporated into the curriculum at St. Charles. Find out more about our Specialists here.

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Latest News

New school supply list for 2024-25 is out!

Are you getting ready for the start of school? Get your School Supply List for 2024-25 and start shopping for back-to-school supplies! Remember to mark your calendar for our Back to School Night!

Weekly Update 36 – June 6, 2024

Read the Weekly Update 36 - June 6, 2024 for the latest news on what’s happening at St. Charles School. Submissions: To submit an article for the Weekly Update, please send your submission by Tuesday at 2 pm to the school office at stchbschool@gmail.com.

Weekly Update 35 – May 30, 2024

Read the Weekly Update 35 - May 30, 2024 for the latest news on what’s happening at St. Charles School. Submissions: To submit an article for the Weekly Update, please send your submission by Tuesday at 2 pm to the school office at stchbschool@gmail.com.

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