7th Grade

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7th Grade

(7A) Ms. Luzy Wong holds a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix, a Bachelor’s in Sociology/Spanish, and Minor in Graphic Arts/Advertising from Bernard M. Baruch College, CUNY N.Y.C.. She has 22 years teaching experience in the Broward and Palm Beach area.

 

(7B) Mrs. Sylvia Mejia has been an educator for fifteen years and holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences from California State University, Los Angeles and a Master of Science in Elementary Education from University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.

 

 

FAITH FORMATION HIGHLIGHTS

New Testament
Social Justice
Bible Timeline
The Creed
Family Life
AIDS Education
Stewardship
Class Mass and Retreat

MAJOR FOCUSES OF SEVENTH GRADE

The Writing Process:
6 Writing Traits – Composition “ Boot Camp”
Reading – Response to Literature; Use of Literary Techniques
English – A Grammatical Approach
Cross Curriculum – Analytical, Informational, Creative and Persuasive
Reading – Comprehension, Accelerated Reading Program
English – Grammar, Usage, Mechanics
Spelling & Vocabulary – Vocabulary in Context, Spelling Strategies
Math – Using algebra and rational numbers, solving linear equations and inequalities, applying algebra to geometry and extending algebra to statistics and polynomials; Mathletics
Social Studies – Civics, social awareness, diversity
Spanish – Conversation through grammar, vocabulary, and culture
Physical Education – Major focus: refining skills in sports
Enrichment Classes – Throughout the year, using alternating six-week schedules, the students are schooled and participate in Debate, Class Newsletter, Aero-Hydroponics, Graphic Design (creation of logos and applying concept to a 3D object), Youth Toastmasters (Public Speaking), Book Club, and Book Club for Spanish Heritage Speakers for students who meet the criteria.

MAJOR PROJECTS OF SEVENTH GRADE

Service Hours
Class Mass and Retreat
Toy and Food Drives
Youth vs. Hunger Day
All Around the World Day
That’s Not Fair Program
Family Faith & Fun Day

SUBJECTS, TEXTBOOKS & CURRICULUM

Religion – New Testament – Sadlier
English – Elements of Language 1st Course – Holt, Rinehart, Winston
Reading – Elements of Literature 1st Course – Holt, Rinehart, Winston
Spelling & Vocabulary – Vocabulary Workshop Level B – Sadlier Oxford
Science – Science Level Green – Glencoe
Social Studies – Civics, Government, and Economics in Action – Prentice Hall
Spanish – 1A iExprésate! – Holt, Q-Talk
Art – Color Theory, Artists: Michelangelo, Chagall and various styles
Physical Education – the introduction of strength training that can be performed at home with everyday materials
Media – Public Speaking, Literary Terminology, Citing Sources

TECHNOLOGY

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, Keynote, Pages, iMovie
iPads for all students and access to numerous educational iPad apps
Responders
SMART Boards in all classrooms
SMART Tables
Accelerated Reading Program
Mathletics.com
Q-Talk (Spanish, French)

COMPETITIONS

National Spelling Bee
National Geography Bee
Writing, Math & Art – per Diocese

FIELD TRIPS

 In-House Science
 Theatre Visit
 Gumbo Limbo

SUMMER PREPARATION

 Mathletics.com
Reading List

 

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