• 7th Grade GT Curriculum Guide

     “PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS –

    LOOKING AHEAD TO HIGH SCHOOL AND BEYOND”

     

    Skills, knowledge and first-hand experiences will be the foundations of the seventh grade GT curriculum.  These cornerstones will enable students to develop to their fullest potential, plan ahead and make sound personal and educational choices over the next few years so they can successfully meet the challenges they will encounter in high school and beyond.  The SAT program and the Mini Model Congress program are the avenues through which the students will sharpen math, research, writing, speaking and cooperative learning skills crucial to their success in the future.

     

    STUDENT OBJECTIVES

     

    COLLEGE AND CAREER AWARENESS

    • To develop career planning and workplace readiness skills
    • To use technology and other assorted research tools
    • To develop critical thinking, decision-making and problem solving skills
    • To develop self-management skills
    • To be able to speak for a variety of real purposes and audiences
    • To write in clear, concise, organized language that varies in content and form
    • To develop reasoning ability and become self-reliant, independent mathematical thinkers
    • To regularly and routinely use calculators, computers, and other mathematical tools to enhance mathematical understanding and power
    • To understand, select and apply various methods of performing numerical operations

     

    MINI MODEL CONGRESS

    In addition to the objectives listed above, the following objectives will be met through the MMC program:

    ·       To use technology and other assorted research tools

    ·       To develop critical thinking, decision-making and problem solving skills

    ·       To develop self-management skills

    ·       To be able to speak for a variety of real purposes and audiences

    ·       To listen actively in a variety of situations to information from a variety of sources

    ·       To write in clear, concise, organized language that varies in content and form

    ·       To read various materials and text with comprehension and critical analysis

    ·       To learn democratic citizenship and how to participate in the constitutional system of government of the United States

    ·       To acquire historical understanding of politics and diplomatic ideas, forces, and institutions throughout the history of New Jersey and the United States