Mr. Meyer’s Classroom (6th – 8th Grade)

Curriculum: 

Religion – Concordia’s One in Christ series – grade 5
Our units cover the topics of:

  • God and His Word
  • The Articles
  • Lord’s Prayer
  • Commandments
  • Worship:  in Liturgy and in Life
  • The Sacraments:  Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
  •  Witnessing

Memory – We learn the books of the Bible, various hymns, and Bible verses that support on units.

Mathematics – We are using Saxon Math.  We cover topics of whole numbers, decimals, geometry, fractions, equations, ratio/proportion/percent, integers, measurements, perimeter/area/volume, and statistics.

SpellingSpelling Vocabulary by Houghton Mifflin is used for spelling.  We do various phonics and language arts activities as we learn the spelling and meanings of new words.

Language – We are using A Beka Book’s grammar and language series.  Sentence structure, capitalization, punctuation, parts of speech, and writing skills are presented throughout the curriculum.

Science/Health – The sixth grade is using Bob Jones University Press’s science series.  We cover topics on the changing earth, God’s living creation, energy and motion, stars and solar system, and our intricate bodies.  The upper grades are exploring the area of “life science” using A Beka Book’s Science, Order & Design.

Social Studies – Grade six is studying the history of Minnesota by using Northern Lights from the Minnesota Historical Society Press.  The upper grades are using American Republic published by Bob Jones University Press to study the history of the United States from colonial times to the present day.