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Students Entering 7th Grade


A sixth grade math student entering 7th grade should be able to:
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide positive and negative numbers with 90% (or higher) accuracy
  • Use the order of operations (PEMDAS) to properly calculate math sentences that have multiple operations
  • Understand fractions, decimals, and percentages - be able to: compare, order, add, subtract, multiply, and divide math sentences that have fractions, decimals, and/or percentages
  • Solve one step equations using any of the following operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division
A sixth grade language arts student entering 7th grade should be able to:
  • Write in cursive
  • Use proper heading on papers
  • Identify the Eight Parts of Speech, including participles, gerunds, and infinitives
  • Write in complete sentences, using correct conventions (capitalization, punctuation, vocabulary, and spelling)
  • Write a five to seven sentence paragraph with a topic sentence, concrete details, commentary, and closing sentence
  • Read on grade level for a minimum of 45 minutes
  • Identify the essential parts of a plot in a story or novel
In addition, students entering 7th grade should:
  • Know basic Catholic prayers, sacraments, parts of the liturgy, and mysteries of the rosary
  • Follow and implement all 15 Discipline With Purpose (DWP) skills
  • Recite the St. Mary-Basha Catholic School Mission Statement
  • Know the St. Mary-Basha Catholic School Student Learning Expectations