Get ready for an exciting voyage around the world! This year your child will travel to all seven continents and learn about the land and cultures of the world. While studying Grade 7: Exploring Your World, your child will meet families from around the globe and get a fascinating look at how they live and what they eat; you’ll explore various landscapes, from the tropical rainforests of Brazil and Papua New Guinea to the Sahara Desert and the frozen wasteland of Antarctica and you’ll complete a variety of projects, from creating different types of maps to creating international works of art. This year is packed full of great books and open ended projects!
The literature this year takes you to many destinations, from a road trip across the United States with Salamanca and her grandparents in Walk Two Moons, across the Pacific Ocean in an ancient balsa raft in Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific in a Raft, and to distant galaxies far beyond our own in the The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.
You’ll also study the religions of the world and learn about the variety of belief systems, from the more common (Christianity and Islam) to the less known native religions, and even ancient beliefs. You will also study a variety of myths about the origins of the world in In the Beginning: Creation Stories from Around the World.
Your science focus this year is Chemistry, using Elemental Science’s Chemistry for the Logic Stage program.
This hands on, literature based study will guide you on an unforgettable journey around the world, right from the comforts of your home. I hope you enjoy studying it as much as I enjoyed putting it together!
The 327 page PDF lesson plans include:
- a complete schedule (both in weekly grid format as well as a daily list)
- reading list
- additional library book list for extra reading
- movies around the world list
- poetry memorization
- a set of 10+ narration cards
- vocabulary words, discussion questions, and dictation passages taken from the literature selections
- a list of project ideas
- research projects
- 29 activity pages (including map work)
- a 3 day per week schedule for Elemental Science
You can see a sample week here:
You can view the complete book list and purchase your books through our Build Your Library Amazon Bookstore.
Purchase Grade 7 – Exploring Your World – $44.95
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We are just wrapping up BYL7 with my son. He was a reluctant reader in the past. A few weeks ago he told me that this was the best homeschool year he has ever had (out of 7). He said he has learned SO much this year, and it has opened his eyes to the world. By the second half he was eagerly devouring the books, and asking for more. This was such an amazing year for me and if i ever met Emily i am not sure if i would cry or hug her but i would thank her a million times. I hope that your childs 7th grade is as wonderful as ours was. 💙 ~ Katrina S., Build Your Library Families Facebook group 6/12/2017
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