The seventh grade academic games class is a concentration of reading skills and the application of these skills to solve problems in a cooperative learning atmosphere. The 45day course uses a variety of games and technology to keep students engaged in a fun atmosphere. Skills students focus on comprehension, literacy, fact vs. opinion, and fiction vs. nonfiction to name just a few. Students also act out characterizations and make predictions to create new endings to readings.
Academic Games – 8
The eighth grade academic games class concentrates on math skills. Students use acquired skills to complete tasks in a cooperative learning atmosphere using hands-on activities and technology. Activities center on graphing, probability, coordinate planes, and algebraic concepts. Examples of activities students may been engaged in are formula twister, probability put-put, silent card shuffle,trading cards, and math dominoes to name just a few. Students are encouraged to have fun as they work through daily problems that involve math.