ST. JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL

ST. JOSEPH'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL

7th Grade

During the year, students will focus on the following:

  • Pre-Algebra: Statistics, Proportional Reasoning, Fractions, Linear Equations, Functions, Geometry and Measurement or Algebra 1 based on students’ individual level.
  • Geology, DNA genetics, Evolution, Properties of matter and the periodic table.
  • Develop complex writing strategies applying punctuation, grammar, and syntax skills, while critiquing their own and other’s writing.
  • Folk tales, mythology, and historical fiction come alive for seventh graders as they read novels, short stories, and poetry.  Emphasis is focused on reading fluency and comprehension. Through in-depth reading, students learn to analyze literature and make connections between the events in a book and those in their own lives.  These works serve as inspiration for the students to become storytellers and write their own original folk tales and myths.
  • The history of the State of Washington is presented from the time of the first European explorers to the Pacific Northwest through the present day. Topics including Native American Tribes, Lewis and Clark, State Geography, Economics, Government, and more are covered in depth over the course of the year.
  • Jesus’ Teachings and His Life.

 

Annual Classroom Events

• Field Trip to Whitman Mission and Walla Walla Historical Museum.

• Buddy Class field trip to Pumpkin Patch.

• Friends and Family Luncheon

• Field Trip to Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, Bonneville Dam Fish Hatchery, and Multnomah Falls.

 

Staff Bio

  • Charlotte Frankovic    >>

    “Go out there and make a difference.”  Mrs. Frankovic

    Charlotte Frankovic graduated from Montana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Physical Education and minoring in History and continued her education receiving her Fifth Year Degree from MSU. She has been teaching at St. Joseph’s Catholic School since 1987. Mrs. Frankovic has been a valued member of the SJS staff giving her time in many programs, coaching several different sports and leading the way with fundraising!  In short, she does whatever needs to be done to ensure the success of our school and its students. Mrs. Frankovic chose St. Joseph’s Catholic School because it gave her the opportunity to teach the whole student and focus on what is most important – Christ and His church. “I love what we do! I love the community, the faith, and the people I work with – whether it’s the kids, families or staff.” Both of her children attended St. Joseph’s Catholic School.  She is proud to have her grandchild enrolled at SJS.