Grades 6-8

Science 6-8 - Mrs.Emily Kelley

Middle School science classes incorporate science content with hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world connections which allow for understanding and the development of critical thinking skills. The curriculum is spiraled, meaning that each topic (earth/space, physics, chemistry, & biology) is addressed each year with units building on the previous year. Literacy skills, such as reading, writing, listening, and speaking, are incorporated so that students learn how to investigate their questions and communicate their science knowledge. The inter-relationships of the branches of science and the relationship between science and technology are stressed.

Language Arts - Mrs. Amber Comtois

ELA

Social Studies 6-8 - Mr. Mitch Richardson

Beginning in the 6th grade, students study the physical and political features of the continents through map activities, projects and different texts. This narrows into studying the geography of Canada and Latin America. while at the same time, students learn about the early Native Americans including the Inca, Aztec and Mayan cultures.


Seventh grade studies begin in the ancient Middle East, starting with the Mesopotamian cultures and heading south to study ancient Egypt. After Egypt, the ancient empires of Greece and Rome are studied up until the Fall of Rome and the Dark Ages. The Vikings are studied which then leads into medieval times and ends with the Renaissance and the Reformation.


Eighth grade starts with the early explorers and original colonies, and then progresses into the French-Indian War. The Revolutionary period is studied and the Constitution of the United States is examined. Politics and culture in early America is studied up until the Civil War.

Math 6-8 - Mr. Cynthia Bruno

Math