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7th Grade Overview
Language Arts

Topics

 

 

Grammar, Reading: Books, Literature, Periodicals & Current Events, Autobiography, Biography, Persuasive writing, Report writing ,Autobiography writing, Biography writing

Some of the resources we used

Literature Reading (Abbreviated Booklist)
Total number on booklist: 20

BRIDGE TO TERABITHA - Katherine Patterson
A Wrinkle in Time - Madeline Le Engle
The Chosen - Chaim Potok
The Sun Also Rises - Ernest Hemingway
A Farewell To Arms - Ernest Hemingway
Watership Down - Richard Adams

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynn Truss
Grammar Smart, 2nd Edition (Smart Guides) by Princeton Review
Essentials of English Grammar by L. Sue Baugh

What Your Sixth Grader Needs to Know, Revised Edition (The Core Knowledge Series)- E.D. Hirsch

Diary of Anne Franke
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: Second Edition (Yale Nota Bene)

Geography, World Culture, Social Studies, World History, US History

Geography : European

Social Studies: Budgets, Finance & Investing

Intro to Philosophy

US History: U.S. History Late 19th Century, WWI, Ohio History

Growing Money: A Complete Investing Guide for Kids by Debbie Honig, Gail Karlitz
Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money--That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! by Robert Kiyosaki. Credit History report.

www.pbs.org Frontline: The Secret History of the Credit Card

Philosophy: The Basics by Nigel Warburton
Philosophy: Basic Readings by Nigel Warburton

A History of U.S.: Vol 8, Age of Extremes (A History of Us) & A History of U.S.: Vol 9, War, Peace, and All That Jazz (A History of Us)
from the series A History of US (10 Vol. Set)
by Joy Hakim

Selected speeches to be read or heard
The Greatest Speeches of All Time
(Kennedy’s Innauguration speech, Chief Joseph’s speech, I Have a Dream speech from Dr. Martin Luther King, Attack on Pearl Harbour, The Emmancipation Proclamation, FDR’s First Innaugural Address, Woodrow Wilson’s “The Fourteen Points” Address to Congress, Eisenhower’s Farewell Address to the American People)

Science & Technology
First Lego League Robotics Competition

Continuation of the Alchemy Course

Biology & Conservation
Studies, Beginning Physics

Principles of Alchemy from Merlin's Academy

A Briefer History of Time by Stephen Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow
Introducing Artificial Intelligence by Henry Brighton
Introducing Relativity) by Bruce Bassett
Introducing Time by Craig Callender, Ralph Edney
Introducing Quantum Theoryby J. P. McEvoy, Oscar Zarate
Introducing Chaos, 2nd Edition by Ziauddin Sardar

Mathematics Elementary Algebra, Theory of Geometry.

Elementary Algebra by Harold R. Jacob

Sacred Geometry (Illustrated Library of Sacred Imagination) by Robert Lawlor
A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe: Mathematical Archetypes of Nature, Art, and Science by Michael Schneider

Art/Art History

Art: pastel drawing objects, how to draw what you see, landscape paintings

How to Draw What You See (Practical Art Books)by Rudy De Reyna
Landscape Painting Inside and Out: Capture the Vitality of Outdoor Painting in Your Studio With Oils by Kevin D. Macpherson

Foreign Language Wheelock's Latin I Wheelock's Latin, 6e by Frederic M. Wheelock, Richard A. LaFleur ,
A Comprehensive Guide to Wheelock's Latin: Newly Revised for Wheelock's 6th Edition by Dale A. Grote
Collins Latin Concise Dictionary (Harpercollins Concise Dictionaries)
Wheelock's Latin, 6th Edition and Workbook for Wheelock's Latin, 3rd Revised Edition, 2 Volume Set by Paul T. Comeau,
Pronunciation and Reading of Classical Latin (The Living Voice of Greek and Latin)[sound recording] Daitz, Stephen G
Physical Education Snow Skiing ,Tennis Lessons, Golf and Biking.  

 

 


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