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Grade 7

  • English - Core Classes
  • Math - Core Classes
  • Science - Core Classes
  • Social Studies - Core Classes
  • Exploratory Wheel
Tab 1
Core Classes - LCY0200 English Language Arts Grade 7 (Year)
This is a standards-based class required of all students in Grade 7. It includes all areas of Language Arts – reading, writing, and oral communication. Through a variety of texts, students will develop critical thinking and analytical skills that are required for success in college, career, and life.

Core Classes - LWH0530 Writing Workshop Grade 7 (Semester 1 and 2)
This course supports students’ development as writers. Students will demonstrate increasing sophistication in all aspects of language use, from vocabulary and syntax to the development and organization of ideas. Students will write for a variety of purposes and audiences as well as learn to research information.
Tab 2
Core Classes - MMX0750 Mathematics 7 (Year)
This course is required for all students in Grade 7.

Emphasis on developing proficiency with concepts and skills in
• Number System
• Expressions and Equations
• Ratio and Proportions
• Geometry
• Statistics and Mathematical Practices
Core Classes - MMP0750 Math 7 (Pre-Algebra) (Semester 1 & 2)
This course is designed for students to acquire in-depth knowledge of mathematical concepts in each of the mathematical strands: Number System, Expressions & Equations, Ratio & Proportions, Geometry, and Statistics & Probability.

This course is supplemental to the required mathematics course.
Tab 3
Core Classes - SIM0733 Science 7 (Year)
The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) lays out the disciplinary core ideas, science and engineering practices, and crosscutting concepts that students should master in preparation for college and careers.
Tab 4
Core Classes - CER0700 Social Studies 7A (Semester 1)
This first semester course engages students in deep historical thinking about the evolution (change, continuity, and causality) of the historic, economic, political, and social/cultural institutions of Hawaii.

This course focuses on the monarchy era and critically examines the people and events of that era through multiple perspectives and historical empathy.
Core Classes - CHR0700 Social Studies 7B (Semester 2)
This second semester course engages students in historical thinking about contemporary issues (sociopolitical, geographic, cultural, historical, and economic) faced by Hawaii and the nations and territories of the Pacific.

This course examines the diversity and commonalties of the Pacific Area, the impact of contact with other nations and the issues, challenges, and decisions for the present and future.
Tab 5
(subject to change pending teacher allocation)
Students will choose to explore 4 of the 5 different areas from the following courses listed below (Teen Health is required).

Students will rotate quarterly.

TMG0300 Family & Consumer Science: Students will focus on developing a positive self-concept by using effective communication skills in peer and family relationships. Instructional activities may include: career readiness, basic sewing, effective decision making and management skills, applying food preparation and meal management principles in preparing and serving meals.

A supply list will be given on the first day of class. Requirements: 100% on Kitchen Safety Test & fully covered shoes.

• PEP0010 Physical Education: This course will focus on physical fitness, conditioning and testing, promoting a healthy lifestyle, and sports and games with an emphasis on teamwork through participation in a variety of physical activity experiences.

HLA0610 Teen Health: (Required Exploratory Wheel for all 7th Graders)
Students in this course are provided with the knowledge and skills needed to overcome two serious threats to good health: a lack of physical activity and a void of healthy literacy.

XWG0012M Mad Science: This course is a hands-on lab course. The lab skills covered in this course support the science concepts taught in the core appropriate to each grade level.

XWG0012L Leadership: This course focuses on leadership and involvement. Students will develop a leadership concept by examining past and present figures, and will then demonstrate leadership by taking action as a class on a school or community-related issue. Communication skills will be embedded into the units throughout the quarter.
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