Social Studies: Sixth grade students will be taking the World History course in which we will explore the development of ancient civilizations such as those in Egypt, India, China, and Japan. Seventh graders will be taking Civics, which culminates with a state-mandated Civics exam at the end of the year. Students will be learning about what it means to be a citizen of the United States and how our government works at the federal, state, and local levels. For those students in eighth grade, the course will be United States History from early exploration through post-Civil War Reconstruction.
Language Arts: All language arts class will be studying the same skills as those taught in the general education setting, scaffolded to meet the learning needs of each student. The focus of language arts is the reading of fiction, informational text, and some poetry. Formats for writing will incude Informative and Argumentative Writing.
Math: Math classes will be working on grade level content, remediation for previously introduced skills, and math pertaining to life skills.
Science: Eighth grade Physical science students will take the Science FCAT at the end of the school year which covers material learned in all of the middle school science courses. 8th grade content is focused on atomic theory, matter, and force and motion. 7th grade science covers Life science and 6th grade covers Earth/Space Science.