Welcome to 7th grade!
The 7th grade class focuses on building our vocabulary and also enhancing our writing skills by writing personal narratives, argumentative essays, informative essays, research papers, and persuasive essays. God is the main focus in our classroom and we enjoy participating in service projects and learning how God plays the most important role in our lives.
We do many exciting things in 7th grade, but a few of our favorites include:
- Creating Apple Dolls
- The many novels we read including: The Witch of Blackbird Pond, The Giver, The Westing Game, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, and My Brother Sam is Dead
- Participating in essay contests
- Creating board games to learn vocabulary
- Theology of the Body
I hope everyone had a nice, relaxing Christmas break. We will be starting off the new year by finishing our unit over verbs, understanding how Jesus is our model of wisdom, as well as beginning our new novel, The Giver. I look forward to seeing you in class!! Mrs. Gastler
We had a great afternoon volunteering for the food pantry. Here are a few snapshots of some of the 7th and 8th graders. And yes, Kenzie, Laney and Jordan all had on matching skirts to dress up for their volleyball game tonight! You girls must have similar tastes in fashion!
Our 7th grade Social Studies lesson today had to do with the Vikings. We took some time to play the ancient Viking game of Hnefatafl (pronounced NEFFA TOFFLE). After lots of strategizing and trying to figure out the right moves, the boys were able to get their king to the outside edge and defeat the…