During the 6th, 7th and 8th grades at any school, students face the challenge of transitioning into adolescence. At FourteenSix Christian Academy, we whole-heartedly believe that this transition involving physical changes, intellectual development, and spiritual formation can be, with wise and loving guidance, a positive, even course-altering season in a student’s life. Teachers take great care to impart sound biblical wisdom during Bible class and desire to help shape the students’ appetites for the things of the Kingdom of God.
6th-8th Grade: Students learn to learn and apply math concepts as part of the creation mandate. Math courses are not lock-stepped and students are placed according to diagnostic test results. Courses include Math Fundamentals and Pre-Algebra.
6th-8th Grade: In English class, students are challenged to fine-tune their use of one of God’s most amazing creations, the human language. English covers parts of speech, develops students’ writing abilities, and cultivates understanding of sentence structure, analysis of sentence structure, and develops the students’ proper use of words.
6th-8th Grade: Classic and contemporary literature selections are provided through literature reading and work texts. These thoughtfully chosen poems, novel excerpts, essays, and short stories will enrich a students’ literary knowledge, appreciation, and understanding. Small literary groups are designed to enhance a students learning ability in critical analysis, biblical thinking, and understanding effective literary techniques.
6th Grade: Early World history is taught in 6th grade. The and activity manual present history from a Biblical worldview, helping students to research and develop understanding of ancient civilizations.
7th Grade: World history is finished up in 7th grade presented from a Christian perspective, helping students to see the hand of God in the events of history.
8th Grade: American history is taught in 8th grade. The material is presented from a Christian perspective, helping students see the hand of God in the events of history, particularly in the development of our own nation.
6th Grade: 6th grade is the final year for focused spelling instruction. Students learn valuable spelling strategies, etymology, and common Greek and Latin word roots as they expand their vocabulary.
6th-8th Grade: For writing skills development, students are guided through the course, wherein a student acquires the skills needed to communicate descriptively, persuasively, and logically.
6th-8th Grade: BJU Press vocabulary program emphasizes the application of word meaning and draws words primarily from preparation for SAT and books of frequently used words.
6th Grade: Students explore the living world with all its wonders. God’s world is brought to life through experiments, activities, dynamic reading, and concept application.
7th Grade: Students study organism classification, cellular biology, genetics, and the differences between Creation and evolution.
8th Grade: Earth Science, examines God’s handiwork in the heavens and is presented from a biblical worldview. Students will see the perfection of God’s design in a study of the earth including the atmosphere, the lithosphere, and the hydrosphere.