Amesbury Seventh-day Adventist School




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Grade 6
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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.