Middle School

(6th - 8th)

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Understanding Art

Students will maintain an Art Notebook for handouts and an Art Portfolio throughout the year. Text will be provided for rental fee ($15).

FA2C

This “art appreciation” course continues study in areas of art: elements, composition, and art history. After a brief review of the elements and composition studied, students will receive concentrated instruction in different art forms throughout history. Students will experience a deeper understanding of art forms and use of medium, such as: drawing still life; portrait and landscape; painting with watercolor, acrylics, and tempera; sculpture; textiles; and collage.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

12:30 - 1:30

Tuesday

Fine Arts

5th Grade

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

Basic Guitar Workshop

Required Text: None

Required Materials: Acoustic guitar                                                                             

FA2J

Students will be taught the elements of musical notes, chords and the organization of the guitar fretboard. Students will learn how to tune and play the guitar to accompany simple gospel songs. 

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

10 - 12

Thursday

Dr. William Clarke

Fine Arts

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

9th Grade

10th Grade

11th Grade

12th Grade

Middle School Latin 1

Required Text: Latina Christiana 1 by Cheryl Lowe from Memoria Press. ISBN: 1615385185

FL2A

This class provides a systematic study of Latin Grammar. Latin provides a solid foundation in the study of all languages, increases vocabulary for testing purposes, and is a wonderful jump start for any student planning to study in any medical field. Students with learn in a fun and energized format 1st & 2nd Conjugation, Declension, Tense, & Case.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

12:30 - 1:30

Tuesday

Jamie Corley

Foreign Language

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

Middle School Composition I: Introduction to Writing

No Text Required

LA2A

Students will learn basic elements of writing such as writing basic sentences, writing paragraphs, and writing essays. Grammar will be enriched through sentence combining, modeling and editing. Students will have a chance to enhance writing knowledge through subject writing, creative writing and reports.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

12:30 - 1:30

Tuesday

Lori Magee

Language Arts

Advanced 6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

Middle School Composition II: Extending the Writing Process

No Text Required

LA2B

Students will review basic writing skills using a literature approach, in addition to traditional writing exercises. Topics covered will include: expository, narrative, and persuasive writing; research papers, including citation of sources; and poetry. Several classic short stories, poems, and novels will be studied.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

1:30 - 2:30

Tuesday

Lori Magee

Language Arts

7th Grade

8th Grade

Math Fundamentals

Required Text: BJU Fundamentals of Math 2nd Edition Student Text (ISBN: 978-1-62856-072-5)

MA2A

Explains whole numbers, number theory, equations, decimals, integers, fractions, basic geometry.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

2:30 - 4:30

Tuesday

Shari Sewell

Math

Advanced 6th Grade

7th Grade

Honors Pre-Algebra

Required Text: BJU Pre-Algebra 2nd Edition Student text. (ISBN: 978-1591665465)

MA2B

Eases students into algebraic thinking by introducing the concept of variables early, then emphasizing equation-solving procedures throughout the remaining chapters. Reviews and builds on traditional arithmetic skills and includes a consumer- related application of math to everyday life.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

2:30 - 4:30

Tuesday

Teresa Robertson

Math

Advanced 7th Grade

8th Grade

Earth Science

Required text: BJU Press Earth Science 4th Ed. (ISBN: 978-1-60682-070-4) and Student Lab Manual (ISBN: 978-1- 60682-071-1)

SC2A

In this course, students will find that Earth Science is also a battle of worldviews. Students will be introduced to the secular theories of where everything they see came from. Students’ Christian worldviews will be shaped and strengthened as they learn about tectonic processes, landforms and earth materials, fossils, the oceans and oceanography, rivers and lakes, the atmosphere, weather and storms, climate and environmentalism, the solar system, the universe and cosmology, and space science. It is important that students read the material before class each week. Experiments will be done both in class and at home.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

10 - 12

Tuesday

Shari Sewell

Science

5th Grade

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

Life Science (Class is Full - There is a waitlist for this class)

Required Text: BJU Press Life Science – 3rd Edition - Student Text (ISBN: 978-1-59166-474-1)

Student Activity Manual is included in Text. Please note that this is a 2-volume set (Book A & B).

(Families wishing to reuse text will need to purchase separate Student Activity Manual 

978-1591666974)

SC2B

Topics covered include organism, classification, cellular biology, genetics, creation vs. evolution, microbiology, botany, zoology, ecology, and human anatomy. A science project is required.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

8 - 10

Tuesday

Amber Patterson

Science

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

Georgia History

Required Text: Textbook will be provided for rental fee ($15).

Workbook will be provided for $18.

SS2A

This course tells the story of Georgia—its history, culture, and geography—in the context of the American nation, and its state and local government in the context of American democracy.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

11 - 12

Tuesday

Amber Patterson

Social Studies

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

MS World Geography

Required Text: Memoria Press Geography III, Exploring & Mapping the World, 2nd ed., Student Text, (ISBN # 9781615385478) Classroom Atlas 13th Edition by Rand McNally (ISBN: 978-0528015144) Memoria Press Geography III, second edition Student Workbook, ISBN #9781615385485

SS2C

This course is designed to increase the student’s understanding and knowledge of world geography and all of its factors. Students will be exposed to the “5 themes” of geography incorporating not only maps, map skills, and location but also the effects of human interaction, history, and culture. Assignments will include basic text book assignments, practical application activities and geographical projects.

Subject

Grade Levels

Teacher

Class Day and Time

2:30 - 3:30

Tuesday

Social Studies

5th Grade

6th Grade

7th Grade

8th Grade

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