K
GRADE
K
BIBLE
Bible characters
Trinity
God as Creator
God’s Gifts
Jesus: birth, life, death, resurrection, second coming
Reverence for God and His Word
Worship: meaning, prayer, thanksgiving
Character development: Christlikeness, making choices
Adventist Heritage and Doctrines
Sabbath
Parables
ART
Primary colors
Basic shapes
Textures
Tools: scissors, crayon, brush, tempera, chalk, yarn, finger-paint, paper
Free composition
Recognition and appreciation for artists and works
Art experiences
COMPUTERS
Ways and places computers used:
keyboard, joystick, mouse, booting,
turning on
Visible parts of computer
Ethics: time limit/take turns
Dictate story for input
Drink and food rules
Open-up old computer/disks
Logo
LANGUAGE ARTS

Reading
Reading and Phonics readiness activities
Charts: experience stories
Pictures – Left to right progression
Limited sight vocabulary

Speaking
Complete sentences
Correct pronunciation and usage
Bible story and memory verse
Personal experiences
Role play, Christian drama, choral reading
Dictating stories
Expanded vocabulary

Listening
Stories
Poetry
Directions
Instructins
Beginning and ending sounds, rhyming
Comprehends main idea
Critical thinking

Writing
Pre-writing activities
Name, address, phone number
Literature and Media,
Prose, Poetry, Television
Discriminate between real and imaginary
Discrimination in television viewing
MATHEMATICS
Counting and writing of numerals
Matching one-to-one
Concepts of more, less than, and the same
Comparison of position and size
Meaning of addition and subtraction
Use of calendar and clock
Sequencing and sorting
Denominations of money
Elementary geometry: shapes
Patterns: shapes, designs, rhythm, colors
Chart and graph concepts
Ordinal-cardinal relationship
MUSIC
Steady beat
Reproduce patterns
Movement songs
Verses and chorus of songs
Loud and soft, fast and slow
Hymns and scripture songs
Long and short patterns
Pitch
Conversation and singing voices
Whole, half, quarter notes
Express feelings
Band and orchestra differences
Rhythm instruments
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Motor skills: bean bag and ball activities, group and singing games, relays and balance activities Fitness: jump rope, running, jogging, and coordination activities
Interpersonal skills: cooperation
Concepts: safety, rules, health, fitness games
Positive attributes: self worth, self-control, consideration
SCIENCE & HEALTH
God’s creatures
Observation of everyday, familiar things
Common animals and plants
Interrelationships of animals and plants
Classification of living things
Weather and seasons
Temperature
Light and colors
Senses
Sun, Earth, moon, stars, planets
Simple measurement
Beginning experimentation
Good health habits: eating, teeth, and grooming
Major body parts
Physical fitness
Safety
SOCIAL STUDIES
Meanings of holidays, traditions, and customs Home, school, community
Store and money
Work and workers
Safety rules and symbols
Transportation
Grade 1
GRADE
1
BIBLE*
Belonging to His Family
Heavenly family: the trinity, angels
Earthly Family: Adam and Eve
Families of the Promise: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob
Families of the Exodus: Joseph, Moses
Families at the times of the Judges and Kings
Family of Jesus:
Parents, Disciples, Friends
Early Church Family: disciples after Christ’s resurrection
SDA church family
Church Missionaries: Andrews through today’s mission outreach
Reverence for God and His Word
ART
Primary and secondary colors
Form: geometric and irregular
Lines, size, relationships
Textures: visual and tactile
Color value: light, medium, dark
Emphasis, accent, dominance
Tools: scissors, crayons, brush, tempera, chalk, yarn, finger-paint, paper
Art experiences in drawing, painting, sculpture
Recognition of and appreciation for artists and their works, especially at holidays
COMPUTERS
Use of mouse
Joy stick, educational games
Ethics
Time limits, take turns
Introduction to keyboard, space, cursor, escape, delete, home row, return Handling disc drives
Choose program from menu
Drawing: face maker, buildings, free circles and boxes
LANGUAGE ARTS
Reading

Develop sight vocabulary
Decoding: consonants, vowels, blends, digraphs
Comprehension: main idea of paragraph, literal details, cause and effect
Read at instructional level
Read easy books independently
Speaking
Complete sentences
Pronunciation and usage
Role play, Christian drama, and choral reading
Pre-reading activities
Simple poems, memory verses
Personal experiences and Bible Stories

Spelling
Name and address
Simple words
Listening
Stories, poetry
Directions, instructions
Critical thinking
Writing
Name, address, and phone number from memory
Correct upper and lower case manuscript letters
Capitalize “I”, names, first word in sentence, months, days
Simple stories
Periods and question marks

Literature and Media
Prose, Poetry,
Television
Identify prose and poetry
Identify real and imaginative
Discrimination in television viewing
MATHEMATICS
Counting and writing to 100
Counting by 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s
Place value: base 10
Addition and subtraction without regrouping
Identify fractions: 1/2, 1/3, 1/4
Estimation
Measuring: standard and metric
Recognize time: clock and calendar
Recognize value of coins and paper money
Geometric patterns and shapes
Simple word problems
Basic charts and graphs
Simple properties of sets
Counting backwards from 10
Cardinal and ordinal numbers
MUSIC
Skip and step patterns
Match voice, instrument pitch
Notes on staff
Pitch and rhythm instruments
Brass, woodwind, percussion
Steady beat
Motion songs
Verse and refrain of song
Whole, half, quarter notes, rests
High and low sounds
Identify musical instruments
Music and instruments of Baroque period
Hymns of praise
Classroom singing
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Motor skills: ball and jump rope activities, tag games, movement exploration activities Fitness: testing, running, jogging, balance
Concepts: safety, rules of health, fitness, games
Positive attitudes: self-worth, self-control, responsibility
Interpersonal skills: cooperation
SCIENCE & HEALTH+
God’s provision for humans and animals
Diet, growth and development
Habitats: i.e., desert
God’s natural laws: magnetism, inertia, friction, electricity, gravity
New Earth
Sun, earth, moon
Simple machines
Weather and seasons
Personal hygiene and safety
SOCIAL STUDIES+
Maps and globes
Families, school neighborhood, and community
Social skills and responsibility
Multi-cultural families
Time lines
Holidays, traditions, and customs
Neighborhood helpers
* Bible series may be rotated through grades 1-4.  Materials for each series are      adapted to the appropriate grade level.
+ Subjects may alternate for grdes 1 and 2 and for grades 3 and 4.  Materials are      adapted to the appropriate grade level.
Grade 2
GRADE
2
BIBLE*
Exploring His Power
Through Creation
Through the Exodus
Through His presence:
Desert Sanctuary
In the Promised Land: Jericho, Ark
Through people of power: Saul, David, Solomon
Through His protection: Jonah, Daniel
Through Miracles: Birth of Christ
Through Christ: Healings, nature, over death
Through man: Pentecost, Saul’s conversion
Reverence for God and His Word
ART
Primary and secondary colors
Size and shape relationships
Values: light, dark, medium
Art experiences in difference media
Line, Pattern, Form
Two-dimensional shapes
Tools: scissors, crayons, brush, tempera, chalk, yarn, fingerprint, paper
Create texture
Recognition and appreciation of artists and their works
Value creative work by self and peers
COMPUTERS
Home keys and row
Keyboarding
Time limit and take turns
Procedures, Naming,
Calling, Animation
Ethics
Computer Careers
LANGUAGE ARTS
Reading
Extends sight vocabulary
Read at instructional level
Read independently
Phonetic and instructional analysis
Context clues
Comprehension: directions, main idea, details, cause and effect
Table of contents, Index
Speaking
Complete sentences
Organized thoughts and ideas
Correct word pronunciation and usage
Role play, Christian drama, and choral reading
Poems and personal experiences
Memory verses and Bible stories
Conversation
Spelling
Spell assigned words
Simple spelling rules
Listening
Stories and poetry
Directions and instructions
Critical thinking
Courtesy and appreciation
Answer questions
Writing
Manuscript writing, letter formation, size, spacing
Capitalization, cities, titles, words referring to God
Punctuation, periods, commas, question and exclamation marks
Composition, short, stories, organization of thought, editing
Publish and share
Correct usage
Literature
and Media
Prose, Poetry, Television
Wide variety: Bible, multi-cultural, picture books, classics
Compare literary forms: poetry, story, letter, article
Types of media: television, radio, newspapers, magazines
Media analysis: reliability, accuracy, Christian values
MATHEMATICS
Counting, reading, and writing to 1,000
Place value through hundreds
Counting by 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s, and 10’s to 100
Symbols <, =, >
Even and odd numbers
Addition and subtraction facts to 20
Using sets and number facts
Estimation
Addition and subtraction of 2 and 3 digit numbers: no regrouping
Multiplication facts for 2,3, and 5
Telling time to 5 minutes: digital and standard
Counting money, making change
Fractions, halves, thirds, fourths, tenths
Problem solving
Charts and graphs: collecting, organizing and interpreting data
Standard and metric measures: weight, length, volume, temperature
Decimals for cents and dollars
Geometry: readiness activities
Introduction to calculator
MUSIC
Praise and hymns
Reproduce simple rhythm
Like and unlike notation
Dynamics and tempo changes
Expressions in music
Stringed instruments
Classroom singing
6/8 rhythm
Two-part rounds and canons
Whole, half, quarter, note & rest
Dotted half note
Diminuendo and decrescendo
Children’s musicals
Baroque, Romantic, 20th Century music
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Motor skills: ball activities, group tag and relay games
Fitness: testing agility and balance
Positive attitudes: self-worth, self-control, responsibility
Interpersonal skills: cooperation, sportsmanship
Concepts: environmental responsibility, safety rules, health and fitness, games
SCIENCE & HEALTH+
Biblical principles of health
Substance abuse
Personal safety: home and school
Medical and public health centers
First aid
Growth: social, emotional, physical
Self-esteem
Health habits
Values and decision making
People and nature prepare for winter
State and change of matter
God’s plan for ecology
Ecological communities
Scientific thinking process
SOCIAL STUDIES+
Maps and globes
Holidays and festivals
Earning and spending
Famous historic people
Communities, past and present, local and global
Jobs
Life in communities, multi-cultural
Citizen rights and responsibilities
Community helpers
Shelters, clothes and food
Interdependence of people
* Bible series may be rotated through grades 1-4. Materials for each series are adapted to the appropriate grade level.
+ Subjects may alternate for grades 1 and 2 and for grades 3 and 4. Materials are adapted to the appropriate grade level.
Grade 3
GRADE
3
BIBLE*
Accepting His Plan: for the universe, for peace
Lucifer’s disruption
Plan of Redemption: Promise of Redeemer
Testing of Plan: Job, Tower of Babel
Fulfillment of His Promise: through john the Baptist, life and death and resurrection of Christ
Plan for His church
Revealing His plan: E. G. White, messages to the church
Plan for each individual
Fulfillment of His plan: second coming
Reverence for God and His Word
ART
Primary and secondary colors
Tints and shades, warm and cool
3-D shapes
Color mixing
Elements and principles of design
Positive and negative space
Parallel and diagonal
Variety of form, color, texture, and shape
Cultural influences on art
Visual awareness: home, community, advertisement
Acquaintance with well-known artists and their works
Natural and man-made art
COMPUTERS
Practice drills
How computer works
Simulation games
Spell checker
Viewing and printing
Internal computer parts
Early computing devices
Electronic advances in computers
Keyboarding hand positions
Entering and editing text
Directories
Word processing
LANGUAGE ARTS
Reading and Literature
Read at instructional level
Read independently
Word analysis: root words, prefixes and suffixes, syllabication, context clues
Comprehension: details, main idea, cause and effect, making inferences
Vocabulary: idioms, synonyms, antonyms, homonyms
Speaking
Pronunciation and usage
Discussion and conversation
Telephone courtesy
Introduction, directions
Variety of presentations
Spelling
Assigned words
Rules
Spells correctly in written work
Listening
Courtesy and appreciation
Information
Critical thinking: fact versus opinion, persuasive words, nonverbal clues
Writing
Transition from manuscript to cursive
Parts of speech
Types of sentences
Capitalization and punctuation
Composition: paragraphs, reports, letters, poetry, dialogue
Writing process: draft, write, edit, and revise
Study Skills and Reference
Alphabetizing to third letter
Test taking
Completing forms
Glossary, Dictionary, and Encyclopedia
MATHEMATICS
Reading and writing numbers and place value
Expanded notation
Rounding numbers
Division facts
Properties: associative, commutative
Addition and subtraction with regrouping
Word problems
Estimation
Beginning Roman numerals
Simple fractions and equivalents
Perimeter, area, volume
Time and money skills
Standard and metric measurement: linear, mass, temperature
Geometric figures
Collect, organize, and interpret data
MUSIC
Recognize and reproduce rhythms
Major and minor melody
Two-part rounds
Chord changes
Cumulative singing
Introduction, interludes, codas
Eighth notes and rests
Symbols ‘p’, ‘mp’, ‘mf’, ‘f’
Musical tones
Instrument families
Operetta
Music from other countries
Hymns
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal
Classroom singing
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Motor skills: ball, balance, individual activities, relays, lead-up games for team sports Fitness: testing, running, jogging, heart rate monitoring
Concepts: safety, rules of health, movement principles, body systems
Positive attitudes: self-worth, self-control, responsibility
Interpersonal skills: cooperation, sportsmanship, leadership
SCIENCE & HEALTH+
Man: God’s highest creation
Handling family crises, divorce, death
Heredity and learned behavior
Self-esteem
Health habits
Animals: insects, birds, fish, mammals
Digestive system
God’s natural laws: magnetism, inertia, friction, electricity, gravity
Solar system and space exploration
Weather
Signs of the end and New Earth
Scientific method
SOCIAL STUDIES+
Reading and understanding maps and globes
Communities: rural and urban
Interdependence and resources
Seventh-day Adventist outreach
Sources of food and clothing
Shelters of animals and people
History and development of transportation and communication
Holidays and customs
Groups: differences, values, rules, customs
Pioneers and explorers
Careers and community services
United States geography (optional)
Geography and topography of local regions
Citizenship responsibilities
* Bible series may be rotated through grades 1-4. Materials for each series are adapted to the appropriate grade level
+ Subjects may alternate for grades 1 and 2 and for grades 3 and 4. Materials are adapted to the appropriate grade level.
Grade 4
GRADE
4
BIBLE*
Following God’s way
Scripture reveals God as Creator, Sustainer, Friend
Fruit of the Spirit: love, joy, etc.
Living by His counsel: Proverbs
Learning lessons through Parables: lost coin, talents
The Golden Rule
God’s words of wisdom: Ten Commandments, Beatitudes
Choices we make
Worshiping God: prayer, tithe, offerings, and Lord’s Supper
Responding to and following God
Reverence for God and His Word
ART
Realism and abstractions
Vocabulary
Interpreting feelings and ideas in art
Intermediate colors
Perspective
Positive and negative space
Create designs
Hues, textures, and shapes in creation
Acquaintance with artists’ lives and their works
Media experimentation
Fabric comparisons: color, texture, design
Collage, paper mache, block prints, enlargements
Proportions
Organic and inorganic
Elements and principles of design
COMPUTERS
Define and use data base
Print shop: create posters, banners
Newsletter
Community and home computer use
Set shapes, Positions, Headings
Ethics of copying
Computer courtesy
Load, Save, Menus
LANGUAGE ARTS
Reading and Literature
Read at instructional level
Read independently
Word analysis: context clues, root words, prefixes, suffixes, accent marks
Comprehension: author’s intent, skimming, scanning, inference, summarizing, paraphrasing, outcome prediction
Variety of literature: classics, contemporary, multi-cultural
Literary forms and types
Analysis of media, point of view
Speaking
Vocabulary and usage
Discussion and conversation
Reports and messages
Take telephone messages
Christian drama: audience awareness, empathy
Presence and behavior
Spelling
Assigned words
Organized spelling plans
Spells correctly in written work
Listening
Courtesy and appreciation
Information
Critical thinking: fact versus opinion, persuasive words, nonverbal clues
Writing
Cursive writing, form, size, spacing, legibility
Composition, reports, letters, stories, poetry, journal
Writing process, draft, write, edit, revise, publish
Parts of speech: nouns, verbs, comparative pronouns, adverbs, adjectives, prepositions, conjunctions
Types of sentences
Simple and complete predicate
Compound predicate
Study Skills and Reference
Research, write & present reports
Library and media center: card catalog and computer access
MATHEMATICS
Reading and writing through millions place value
Roman numerals to ‘C’
Estimation
Multiples and factors
Averages
Multiplication and division facts to 144
Addition and subtraction of fractions
Fraction and decimal equivalency
Simple ratios
Geometric concepts
Standard and metric measurements
Problem solving
Collect, organize, and interpret data
Prime and composite numbers
Prime factoring
Meaning of mixed numbers
Multiplication: one digit multiplication
Division: digit divisor
MUSIC
Basic time signatures: 3/4, 4/4, 2/4
Simple conducting patterns
Syncopation, phrasing
Three-part round
Major and minor chord sounds
Harmony and dissonance
Rondo and variation forms
Composers and their compositions
Staff, treble clef, measure
Terms referring to tempo
Lines and space names of treble clef
Affect of legato and staccato
Nationalistic and patriotic music
20 Century music
Hymnal page parts identification
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Motor skills: individual activities, group games, lead-up games for team sports
Concepts: safety, rules of health
Fitness: fitness testing, agility and coordination activities, heart rate monitoring
Positive attitudes: self-worth, self-control, responsibility
Interpersonal skills: cooperation, sportsmanship, leadership, respect
SCIENCE & HEALTH+
God’s unchangeable laws
Properties of matter
Molecules
Mixtures and solutions
Changes in matter
Transfer of heat
Choice and decision making
Substance abuse
Dinosaurs, fossils
Health habits
Environment
Natural resources: conservation
Plants: structure, function, life cycle
Plant growth and life cycle
Scientific method
SOCIAL STUDIES+
Geographic regions
Weather, climate
Geography, topography
Resources: use and conservation
Patriotic holidays
Reading maps and globes
Tolerance for and acceptance of others
Natives of the New World
Introduction to significance of national history
God’s involvement in history
State and province history
* Bible series may be rotated through grades 1-4. Materials for each series are adapted to the appropriate grade level.
+ Subjects may alternate for grades 5 and 6 and for grades 7 and 8. Materials are adapted to the appropriate grade level.
Grade 5
GRADE
5
BIBLE
Salvation
Repentance and forgiveness
Brotherhood
Freedom of choice
Trinity
Judgment
Second coming
God highly values me
God is trustworthy
Growth of faith
Christian service opportunities
Decision making
Leadership skills
God’s message to man
ART
Realism and abstractions
Vocabulary
Interpreting feelings and ideas in art
Mixing intermediate, secondary and primary colors
Positive and negative space
Emphasis, balance, unity
Hues, textures, and shapes in creation
Acquaintance with artists’ lives and their works
Fabric comparisons: color, texture, design
Media experimentation
Proportion and perspective
Collage, paper mache, block prints, enlargements
Organic and inorganic
Elements and principles of design
Print making
Construction and assembly 3-D
Still life
Neutral colors
COMPUTERS
Careers and impact on jobs
Central processing unit
Operating systems
Ethics and commercial programs
Entering and editing text
Block, copy, move, fonts
Fields, files, records, data entry
Update records, sorting, report preparation
LANGUAGE ARTS
Reading and Literature
Read at instructional level
Read independently for information
Word analysis: context clues, root words, prefixes and suffixes, accent marks
Comprehension: author’s intent, skimming, scanning, inference, summarizing, paraphrasing, prediction
Variety of literature: classics, contemporary, multi-cultural
Compare literary forms and types
Analysis of media: point of view
Speaking
Vocabulary and usage
Discussion and conversation
Reports and messages
Christian drama: audience awareness, empathy
Presence and behavior
Spelling
Assigned words
Organized spelling plan
Spells correctly written work
Listening
Courtesy and appreciation
Information
Critical thinking: fact versus opinion, persuasive words, nonverbal cues
Writing
Legibility
Composition, reports, letters, poetry, journal
Parts of speech: nouns, verbs, pronouns, demonstrative and predicate adjectives, negative adverbs, objects, prepositional phrases
Sentence types
Essays, news articles, and editorials
Study Skills and Reference
Note taking, outlining
Concordance and index
Library and media center: card catalog and computer access
MATHEMATICS
Distributive, commutative and associative properties
Common and decimal fractions
Ratio and percent
Conversion standard and metric measurements
Geometric concepts
Word problems and applications
Charts and graphs
Estimation
Integers
Fractions and mixed numbers: fundamental processes
Statistics: introduction
Multiplying by 2 and 3 digit multipliers
Dividing by 2 digit divisors
Multiplying, dividing with money, decimals
MUSIC
Dotted note rhythms
Simple syncopation
Double and triple meter patterns
Simple melodic patterns
Musical phrasing
Descant
Lines and space names of bass clef
Recognize and appreciate composers and their works
Symbols for sharp, flat and natural
Crescendo, decrescendo, diminuendo, ritardando, and accelerando symbols and meanings
Theme and variations form
Baroque period: instrumental, choral styles, and hymns
Keyboard, instrumental, and choral styles
Keyboard instruments: history
Hymn writers: i.e., Isaac Watts
Classroom singing
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Motor skills: team sports, track, lead-up games
Fitness: testing, agility, running, jogging, cardiovascular endurance
Positive attitudes: self-worth, self-control, patience, responsibility Concepts: strategies, history, sports
Interpersonal skills: cooperation, sportsmanship, leadership, respect
SCIENCE & HEALTH+
God as creator and sustainer
Cells
Classification of living things
Fish, birds, mammals
Reptiles and amphibians
Ocean ecology
Meteorology, weather, climate
Personality and self-concept
Emotional health
Reproductive system
Development and birth
Waves of energy
Light, sound, heat
Substance abuse
Communicable diseases: TB, AIDS, measles
SOCIAL STUDIES+
Westward expansion, colonial and pioneer life
Gaining world power
Cultural groups and diversity throughout history
National geography, natural resources, topography, map and globe skills
National history, people, places, and events
Neighboring countries
Democracy principles and doctrines
Governments: various nations
Economics and economic systems
+ Subjects may alternate for grades 5 and 6 and for grades 7 and 8. Materials are adapted to the appropriate grade level.
Grade 6
GRADE
6
BIBLE+
Life of Christ
Parables and teachings of Jesus
Miracles of Jesus
Death and Resurrection
Disciples then and now
Christian witness and service
ART
Realism and abstractions
Vocabulary
Interpreting feelings and ideas in art
Hue, Values, Intensity
Positive and negative space
Create designs
Acquaintance with artists’ lives and their works
Fabric comparisons: color, texture, design
Media experimentation
Collage, paper mache, bock prints, enlargements
Proportions and perspective
Organic and inorganic
Elements and principles of design
Creative lettering
Print making
Construction and assembly 3-D
Still life
Color combination
Color wheel
Complementary colors
Graduated value scale
Architectural forms
COMPUTERS
Careers, impact on jobs
Software selection and manuals
Electronic advances
Programming
Logo, list, handling sound, music
Ethics and commercial programs
Modem, Fax, Bulletin boards, Networking
Keyboarding: technique, accuracy, speed
Block, copy, move, fonts, graphics
Newspaper layout and graphs
Update records, sorting, report preparation
Directories: copy and delete files, change menu, organize, alphabetize, prioritize
LANGUAGE ARTS
Reading and Literature
Read at instructional level
Read independently
Word analysis
Comprehension
Variety of literature: classics, contemporary, multi-cultural
Literary elements: Rhyme, rhythm, figurative language
Analysis of media: reliability and accuracy
Speaking
Vocabulary and usage
Discussion and conversation
Present reports
Christian drama: audience awareness, empathy
Parliamentary procedure
Conduct interviews and surveys
Spelling
Assigned words
Organized study plan
Spells correctly written work
Listening
Critical thinking: fact versus opinion, persuasive words, nonverbal clues
Writing
Legibility
Composition, Reports, Stories, Poetry, Journal, Diary, Plays
Parts of speech: abstract and concrete nouns, auxiliary and perfect forms of verbs, indefinite interrogative
pronouns, adverts: place, time, manner, degree intensifier, prepositions, subordinate conjunctions and interjections
Sentences: complex, implied subject, direct and indirect objects, independent and dependent clauses
Capitalization
Punctuation: bibliography, letter parts, introductory word or phrase, direct address, appositive, subordinate clause
Study Skills and Reference
Note taking and outlining
Concordance and index
Dictionary and Thesaurus
MATHEMATICS
Converting common fractions to decimal fractions
Exponents
Factoring: prime and composite
Geometric figures and angles, classification and measurement
Fundamental operations of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and mixed numbers
Integers
Problem solving and application
Percent: meaning of and problems using
Concepts of similarity, angles, congruence, and symmetry
Statistics: mean, median, mode, sampling
MUSIC
Sixteenth notes, triplet patterns
Sight reading
Major scales
Canons
Cadences IV-I, VI
Composers and their compositions
First and second endings
Sharp, flat, and natural
Tonal qualities of human voice
Classical period: music and hymns
Descriptive music
Early Advent hymns
Classroom singing
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Motor skills: team sports, track, lead-up games
Fitness: testing, agility, running and jogging, cardiovascular endurance
Positive attitudes: self-worth, self-control, patience, responsibility Concepts: strategies, history, current sports events
Interpersonal skills: cooperation, sportsmanship, leadership, respect
SCIENCE & HEALTH+
Man’s uniqueness in creation
Skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems
Sense organs
Integumentary and excretory systems
Circulatory and respiratory systems
Earth’s moving crust
Volcanoes and earthquakes
Weathering and erosion
The Biblical flood
Rocks, minerals, and soil
Digestion and nutrition
Substance abuse
Safety and first aid
Electricity and magnetism
SOCIAL STUDIES+
God’s involvement in events
Map and globe skills
Resources of the world
Cultures of the past and present
Greece and Rome, Middle Ages and Renaissance
Countries and cultures of the Eastern and/or Western hemisphere, Latin America and Canada
Religious influences
Exploration:  pre-columbian
Revolutions and governmental changes
Twentieth Century
Lands and people
Climate
Economic systems
+ Subjects may alternate for grades 5 and 6 and for grades 7 and 8. Materials are adapted to the appropriate grade level.
Grade 7
GRADE
7
BIBLE+
Beginnings of the great controversy
Creation and the fall of man
Flood and destruction of the world
Apostasy, repentance, reformation of the Hebrew people
Life of Jesus from birth to resurrection
Early Christian church to Reformation
Disappointment of 1844, Three angels’ messages
Millennium, New Jerusalem
Second coming of Christ
Controversy ended
ART
Watercolor and pastel
Sculpture and drawing
Graphics
Color theory
Architecture: history and construction
Elements and principles of design
Forms in composition
Proportion and perspective
Still life and scapes: sea, land, city, sky
Major individual project
Art history and appreciation
COMPUTERS
Socioeconomic impact
Computer types: IBM, Apple
Modem, fax, networking, bulletin boards
Keyboard: speed, accuracy
Database management
Columns, tables, graphs
Desktop publishing: review and practice
Menus
Criminal misuse of computer and program
Operating systems: review and practice
Protection programs for virus
LANGUAGE ARTS
Reading and Literature
Read independently
Word analysis: etymology
Comprehension: author’s intent, summarizing paraphrasing, compare content
Wide variety of literature
Compare literary forms and types
Literary elements: rhyme, rhythm, and figurative language
Analysis of media: reliability, accuracy, point of view
Read in the content area
Abstract vocabulary development
Words that persuade, dissuade, entertain, enlist
Speaking
Appropriate vocabulary and use
Parliamentary procedure
Conduct interviews and surveys
Spelling
Assigned words
Organized study plan
Spells correctly written work
Listening
Critical thinking: fact versus opinion, nonverbal clues, persuasive words
Writing
Legibility
Mechanical writing
Composition: writing across the curriculum
Parts of Speech: collective, appositive noun, transitive and intransitive, passive and active voice verbs; demonstrative, intensive and relative pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, correlative conjunctions, interjections
Sentences: complex, implied subject, direct and indirect objects, diagramming, independent & dependent clauses
Capitalization and punctuation
Study Skills and Reference
References: periodicals, Readers Guide, Bible commentaries
Setting goals, priorities, schedules
MATHEMATICS
Exponents and scientific notation
Order of operations
Fundamental operations of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and mixed numbers
Development and use of formulas
Problem solving and application
Graphing: ordered pairs and inequalities
Geometric concepts: terms, constructions, Pythagorean Theorem
Inequalities: introduction
Ratio, proportion, and percent
Integers
Absolute value
Statistics: mean, median, mode, range
MUSIC
Complex rhythmic patterns
Minor scales
Music and instruments of the romantic period
Sight reading, two-part songs
Meter changes
Simple chord progressions
Write simple major key signature
Recognize music of Eastern cultures
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Motor skills: team sports, tumbling stunts, track and individual activities
Concepts: safety, games strategies, environmental responsibility, sports history
Fitness: testing, agility, running and jogging, cardiovascular endurance, heart rate monitoring Positive attitudes: self-worth, self-control, honesty, humility, patience
Interpersonal skills: cooperation, sportsmanship, leadership, respect
SCIENCE & HEALTH+
God’s universe: galaxies, stars, solar systems
Genetics
Viruses and bacteria
Fungi and protists
Invertebrates, insects, anthropoids
God’s plan for sexuality
Sexual issues and responsibilities
Sexually transmitted diseases
The immune system and HIV infection
Machines
Force, motion, and energy
SOCIAL STUDIES+
Eastern hemispheres
Greek and Roman civilizations
Civilizations of the Americas: history of Bermuda
Medieval societies: Europe, Japan
Growth of Islam
Renaissance and Reformation
Age of Reason: Enlightenment
Industrial Age and Scientific Revolution
Comparison of political systems
Technological progress and implications
World trade and resources
World geography, environment
Contemporary problems and issues
Economics: free trade versus central planning
Map and globe skills
Community service and ADRA
Brotherhood
Impact of religious differences
     
     
     
     
+ Subjects may alternate for grades 5 and 6 and for grades 7 and 8. Materials are adapted to the appropriate grade level.
Grade 8
GRADE
8
BIBLE
Sources of inspired writings
The Trinity
Role of prophets
Sin and guilt
Justification and sanctification
Practical problems young Christians face
History and observance of the Sabbath
Faith, prayer, and forgiveness
Baptism, Communion
State of the dead
Mission outreach of the church
Second coming
ART
Watercolor, oil, pastel
Sculpture and drawing
Architecture: history and construction
Graphics
Color theory
Elements and principles of design
Forms in composition
Proportion and perspective
Still life and scapes: sea, land, city, sky
Major individual project
Art history and appreciation
COMPUTERS
Computer accessories, scanners, voice recognition Importation of graphics
Spreadsheets, data labels, displaying, printing
File management, subdirectories, merging, linking
LANGUAGE ARTS
Reading and Literature
Read independently
Word analysis: etymology
Comprehension: author’s intent, summarizing, paraphrasing, compare content
Wide variety of literature
Compare literary forms and types
Literary elements: rhyme, rhythm, and figurative language
Analysis of media: reliability, accuracy, point of view
Read in the content areas
Abstract vocabulary development
Words that persuade, dissuade, entertain, enlist
Speaking
Appropriate vocabulary and usage
Parliamentary procedure
Conduct interviews and surveys
Spelling
Assigned words
Organized study plan
Spells correctly written work
Listening
Critical thinking: fact versus opinion, persuasive words, nonverbal clues
Writing
Legibility
Composition: writing across the curriculum
Parts of speech: appositive nouns,
collective, passive and active voice verbs, transitive and intransitive, demonstrative, intensive and relative pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, correlative conjunctions, interjections
Sentences: complex, implied subject, direct & indirect objects, dependent & independent clauses, diagramming
Capitalization and punctuation
Study Skills and Reference
References: periodicals, Readers Guide, Bible Commentaries
Setting goals, priorities, schedule
MATHEMATICS
Maintaining skills in fundamental operations
Solving for an unknown quantity using inverse operations
Ratios, proportions, and percent
Graphing coordinates, inequalities, systems of equations, ordered pairs, on a number line
Equalities and inequalities
Formulas and equations
Operations and functions of integers
Geometric concepts terms and construction
Standard and metric measurements
Problem solving and applications
Squares and square root
Integers: operations, functions, as exponents
Rational numbers, comparing, ordering, and computing
Using triangles to solve problems
Permutations
Statistics and probability
MUSIC
Irregular meter patterns
Major key signatures
Music and instruments of the Renaissance period
Homophonic and polyphonic chords
19th Century and contemporary Seventh-day Adventist hymns
Contemporary music media
Symphonic form
Modulation
Conducting patterns
Accompaniment chords
Minor scale patterns
Cultural scale patterns
Seventh-day Adventist Hymnal
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Motor skills: team sports, tumbling stunts, track and individual activities
Concepts: safety, games strategies, environmental responsibility, sport history
Fitness: testing, agility, running and jogging, heart rate monitoring and cardiovascular endurance Positive attitudes: self-worth, self-control, honesty, humility, patience
Interpersonal skills: cooperation, sportsmanship, leadership, respect
SCIENCE & HEALTH+
God as Master designer
Plant classification, structure, process
Natural resources and ecology
Animal behavior
Theories of origins: creation, evolution
Age of the Earth
Dinosaurs and fossils
Geologic column
Disease risk factors
Consumer, community health
Matter and its structure
Mixtures and compounds
Chemical reactions
Atomic nucleus
SOCIAL STUDIES+
Exploration and discovery
Conflict, growth, & development: colonial heritage
National Constitution
Westward movement
Civil War and Reconstruction
Industrial development
World powers
History and prophecy
Old World backgrounds
World War I, World War II, Cold War
Meaning of democracy
Cultural diversity
Political and economic systems
Government
Advanced map and globe skills
Geography
Capitalism and other economic systems
     
     
     
     
+ Subjects may alternate for grades 5 and 6 and for grades 7 and 8.  Materials are adapted to the appropriate grade level.
Grades 9-12
GRADE
9-12
BIBLE & RELIGION
Religion I
History and construction of the Bible
The Genesis story
Creation
The Sabbath
Sin
Salvation
Family Relationships
Adam
Noah
Abraham
Bible principles and relationship
Self worth and self image
Lot
Terah
Joseph
The Gospels
Matthew, Mark, Luke,
John overview
Birth and formative years of Christ
Purpose for Christ’s life
Salvation through Jesus Christ
Jesus, His kingdom, His people
Last days of Christ
Gethsemane, Crucifixion, Resurrection
Gift of the Spirit

Religion II
The Old Testament: An overview
The church of the Exodus
Conquest of the Promised Land
Judges
Kingdom
Captivity
Restoration
Silence between Old and New Testaments
The New Testament Church:
Cross to Pentecost
Church at Jerusalem
Church scattered
Gospel to the Gentiles
Epistles of Peter

Canon developed
The Christian Era:
The Gospel in the decline and restoration
Growth and persecution:
2nd through 4th Century
Apostasy: 5th – 12th Century
Renewal: 13 – 17th Century
Awakening and Mission: 18th – 20th Century

Religion III
Development of the Seventh-day Adventist Church
The Millerite message and movement
Great Disappointment and aftermath
Doctrinal development in the Seventh-day Adventist Church
The role of Ellen White
The 1888 Controversy
1901-1903 in the Seventh-day Adventist Church
Growth and expansion
Contemporary Adventism
Studying and understanding the Bible
Relationship of God’s Character to Law
Nature and work of the Holy Spirit
Character of Jesus
Law and grace
Death and the human condition
The plan of salvation
Sanctification
Justification
Nature of inspiration
Gift of prophecy
Key doctrines in Romans
Baptism
The Sabbath
Three Angels’ message
The Judgment and the Sanctuary

Sabbath in old and New Testaments
Origin of Sunday observance
Spiritualism
Witnessing opportunities
Examination and preparation of Bible studies
Prophecies of Daniel and Revelation
Last-day events
Christ’s righteousness
The Millennium, New Heaven, New Earth

Religion IV
Divorce
Building relationships at home, school and church
Self understanding
Goals and values
Decision making
Handling conflicts
Study of Proverbs and Education
Evaluating personal capabilities
Exploring career options
Establish Christian philosophy of work
Conversion and relationship with Christ
Ministry of angels
Biblical principles in establishing a home
Biblical principles in dating and marriage
Human sexuality
Love and marriage
Friendships and communication
A personal philosophy of life
The effective parent
Principles and techniques of witnessing
Developing a teachable spirit
Relationships in the New Earth
Prayer
Unique role of the Seventh-day Adventist Church

ART
God, the Master Artist
Art heritage
Aesthetics
Visual tactile perception
Creative expression
Crafts
Drawing and sketching
Graphic design
Landscape design
Painting: watercolor, acrylic
Photography: film-making
Pottery: ceramics
Print making
Sculpture
Stained glass
Textile: fiber arts, surface design
BUSINESS EDUCATION
Accounting
Accounting terminology
Proficiency in accounting cycles
Principles and concepts
Banking
Career
Payroll
Legal issues

Business Technology
Business ethics, Etiquette, Employment, Professional growth
Communication and presentations
Careers and job search skills
Corporate relations
Economic concepts
Financial documents
Marketing
Public relations
Telecommunications
Problem solving and critical thinking

Computer Technology
Computer Literacy
Computer terminology
Basic application
Ethics, licensure regulations, and usage
Career opportunities
Purchasing and care of hardware and software
Computer history
Database management
Desktop publishing
File management
Spreadsheet
Word processing
Telecommunications

Keyboarding
Keyboarding technique
Mastery of function, alphabetical, number and symbol keys
Proofreading
Formatting
Equipment operation
Desktop Publishing
Font terminology and selection
Pointing devices
Page layout and design
Graphics and special effects
Manipulations of text

Economics
Career opportunity
Consumer buying and information
Credit industry
Economic theory, terminology and systems
Ethical and legal issues
Investments
Taxes

Word Processing
Terminology
Document processing
Problem solving
Keyboarding
Print controls
Business documents

COMPUTERS*
Literacy
Historical development
Terminology
Components of computer systems
Licensing and copyrights
Business, educational, personal software packages
New developments
Powers and limitations

Spreadsheets
Structure and characteristics
Mathematical formulas
Deriving statistical inferences
Collect, enter, interpret data
Format and print

Programming
Algorithms and flow charts
Program creation: coding
Modular designs and procedures, functions, objects, files
Input prompts
Program management

Graphics
Graphics representing data
Graphics in freehand
Modify existing graphics

Create, modify scanned images
Animation
Slide-show presentations
Design forms
Graphics software, packages
Print graphics
Artistic creativity

Word Processing
Enter and edit text
Create and format documents
Generate tables
Fonts
Macros
Graphics
Importing data
Mail-merge

Database
Creating and displaying database
Displaying records
Modifying records and files
Importing and exporting
Sorting and report preparation

Desktop Publishing
Menus and keystrokes, mouse commands
Creating new publications
Graphics

Printing
Style sheets
Advanced features
Using color
Long document features

Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
Technical graphic, drawing and engineering
Advanced editing and drawing
Customizing the CAD environment
Three dimensional drawings
Use of teamwork on complex graphics problems and projects

Computer Technology
System design
Electronic and logic design
Data storage
Peripherals
Identification and correction of common malfunctions
Interfaces for robots, timing devices, etc.
Analysis of construction of embedded computers
Computer maintenance and repair

HEALTH
Biblical principles of health
Structure and function of the human body
Nutrition
Personal health
Mental and emotional health
Family and social health
Diseases and disorders
Drug education
Safety and first aid
Consumer health
Environmental health
Health careers
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY
Awareness
Technology and change
Environmental impact
Technical design and illustration
Stewardship of resources
Ethics in the work place
Manufacturing procedures

Skills
Biotechnology
Graphics
Electronics

Construction
Photography
Agribusiness
Computer-aided design
Critical thinking

Literacy
Technical systems
Resources of technology
Tools and machines
Production and development

Automation
Labor and management
Computers

Applications
Marketing
Christian values
Communications
Participation in SDA global mission
Health and safety practices
Research and experimentation

LANGUAGE ARTS
English I
Vocabulary, Semantics, Etymology
Grammar
Composition
Library use, fundamental research
Public speaking,
discussion, debate
Analytical thinking
Evaluation of media
Literature: short story, poetry, drama, allegory

English II
Vocabulary, Etymology, Dialects
Grammar
Techniques of writing

Composition: short stories, poetry, plays, essays, term papers, journal writing
Parliamentary procedure
Persuasion and argument
Literature: American heritage, folklore, ballads

English III
Literary vocabulary
Grammar
Public speaking, speech construction
Listening, summarizing, note taking

Writing as a process
Mass media and propaganda
Critical analysis skills
Reading for pleasure
Literature: American, cross-cultural

English IV
Creative and formal report writing
Advanced public speaking and evaluation
Ethics and values in mass media
Literature: English, world, modern

MATHEMATICS

Consumer Math
Purchasing, leasing, renting
Management of household expense
Insurance
Salary, commissions, employee benefits
Economic literacy
Gross national product and consumer price index
Inflation

General Math
Ratio and proportion
Basic concepts of statistics
Banking, investment, insurance, taxation
Graphs and tables
Geometry
Introductory geometry
Measurement
Percent and decimals
Squares and square root

Algebra I
Number theory
Sets and their
relationships
System of equations of the first and second degree
Ratio, proportion, variation
Special products and factoring
Fractions and fractional equations
Square roots, radicals, exponents

Algebra II
Number theory
Square and rational roots, radicals and exponents
Linear, polynomial, quadratic equations

Binomial theorem
Logarithms
Progressions, sequences and series
Higher-degree equations
Vectors
Determinants
Simple probability and statistics
Estimation and approximation

Geometry
Origins and uses of geometry
Terms, postulates and theorems
Nature of proof
Inductive and deductive reasoning
Ratio and proportion
Algebra in geometry
Angles relationships
Parallel and perpendicular lines
Triangles
Pythagorean theorem
Circles, polygons
Measurement of geometric figures
Simple constructions
Loci
Transformational coordinate geometry
Introduction to symbolic logic
Trigonometric functions

Advanced Math
Numbers theory
Binomial theorem
Progressions
Theory of equations
Permutations and combinations
Functions and their graphs
Probability
Determinants
Inequalities
Matrix algebra

Mathematical inductions
The derivative

Trigonometry
Solutions of triangles
Use of tables and interpolation
Measurement of angles
Properties of trigonometric functions
Complex numbers and vectors
Concept of a limit
Graphs of functions
Exponential functions
Logarithms
Identities and equations
General triangle solutions
Computer analysis of graphs
Permutations and combinations
Binomial theorem

Calculus
Derivative of a function
Logarithmic and trigonometric functions
Indeterminate terms
Computation of derivatives
Rate of a change of a quantity
Maxima and minima
Integrals
Length of curves
Volume and surface areas

Probability and statistics
Tables and graphs
Measures of central tendency
Quartiles and percentiles
Measures of dispersion
Simple correlation
Statistical inference

MODERN LANGUAGE
History and purpose of the language
Orientation to the sound and rules of the language
Structure of the language
Listening for easy recognition
Proper usage and comprehension
Speaking, Conversation, Dialogue
Grammatical structures
Discrimination of sound
Production of sound
Pronunciation
Idiomatic expressions
Vocabulary
Meaning
Spelling
Use in written form
Cultural contributions and perspectives
Proverbs and stories
Games and sports
Holidays and festivals
Value systems
Practical usage

MUSIC

     *Choral
+Instrumental

Good posture
Breath control
Accurate pitch, natural tone, rhythm
Critical listening
Notation symbols
Sacred and secular literature
Teamwork
Memorization for performance and concert presentation
History and culture

Elements of music
Form structure of works
Major and minor scale
Individual musicianship
Correct phrasing and appropriate expression

Music History and Appreciation
Music form: i.e., ABA, sonata, rondo
Music genres: i.e., oratorio, symphony, opera

Historical, musical, culture background of musical works
Historical view of the following areas:
Antiquity
Middle ages
Renaissance
Baroque
Classical
Romantic
20th Century
Hymnology
Adventist hymnology
Global events

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Health and physical fitness
Emergency procedures

Conditioning
Officiating
Sportsmanship
Activities for leisure time
Self-worth
Aquatics
Life saving and water safety
Individual activity
Track and field
Cycling and skating
Golf
Racquet sports
Tennis and squash
History of sports
Safety and first aid
Team work
Etiquette
Discipline
Cooperation
Movement principles
Self control
Gymnastics
Sports acrobatics
Outdoor pursuits
Backpacking
Skiing
Orienteering
Team sports
Volleyball and flag ball
Awareness of recreational opportunities
* Singing with accompaniment and a capella
+ embouchure, arpeggios