A specific character trait is introduced and addressed for each week of the year. This curriculum clearly teaches that God's Word is the basis for true character.
Students study 34 different Bible characters. From their lives and other Scripture, students will learn how to successfully manage various challenges such as broken relationships, sibling rivalry, anger, deep disappointments, personal failures, and more. Students will discuss issues, personally interact with God's Word, and apply godly principles to their own lives. The result will be a growing spiritual maturity that will enable students to both survive and thrive during the teen years.
Literature, grammar, composition, spelling, and vocabulary are taught using the Abeka Book curriculum. This comprehensive curriculum prepares middle school students for the challenges of high school and college by building a solid foundation of critical skills.
This course is designed to be a student’s first systematic introduction to the sciences. The course covers such topics as the scientific method, designing experiments, simple machines, archaeology, geology, paleontology, biology, and human anatomy and physiology. Its scope, therefore, is quite wide. There are many hands-on experiments to do using household items.
This course text discusses topics such as the atmosphere, the hydrosphere, weather, the structure of the earth, environmentalism, the physics of motion, Newton’s Laws, gravity, and astrophysics. The author especially concentrates on the myths generated by the hysterical environmentalist movement. There are many hands-on experiments to do using household chemicals and supplies. It is meant to prepare students to take a college-prep high school science course.
Abeka Books provide a realistic view of history, government, and economics based on the foundational truths of scripture. The middle school years include a study of world history and American history.
Middle school math students have the opportunity to take a variety of math courses. General math, pre-algebra, and algebra one are available depending on the student's skill proficiency. These courses are designed to prepare the middle-school student for mathematics at the high school level. Algebra and geometry strands are developed in a sequential, thorough manner that builds on the concepts and skills presented in the Purposeful Design Mathematics series for elementary school. The Transformed Lives feature contains testimonies of adults, encouraging students in their personal walk with Jesus Christ. Students will be challenged with real-life connections in each of the following areas:
- Concept understanding
- Skill development
- Mathematical thinking
- Strategies for problem solving