The 6th grade focuses on Old Testament Scripture. The study of our faith ancestors provides an example for the students’ lives as well as providing an understanding of our Judeo-Christian heritage. The students learn of our Church calendar, the stories of the prophets and saints, and come to recognize how our valuable traditions influence our rituals and the way we choose to live our lives.
Students learn about several ancient civilizations throughout the first semester These include: The First People, Egypt, Greece, China, and India. Second semester’s emphasis is on Rome, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Industrial Revolution.
Science in the 6th grade focuses on inquiry skills and hands-on learning. We will explore the Scientific Method and apply it to real-life experiences in Physics, Chemistry, Life Science, and Earth and Space Science.
The study of oral language is more intense than in the K-5 curriculum. Studies include: colors, numbers, greetings, days of the week, months, etc., culture, social studies, music, and prayers.