The 7th grade curriculum at St. Charles includes both academic and religious study, including: English/language arts, math, science, social studies, and religion.

Meet our 7th grade teachers.

7th Grade Academic Study

English/Language Arts

English/Language Arts

  • Analyzing, Summarizing, Inferring, and Recognizing Details
  • Literary Elements (Figures of Speech, Alliteration, Hyperbole, etc.)
  • Theme, Tone, Setting, Characterization, Genre
  • Point of View
  • Vocabulary and Spelling (Definitions, Antonyms and Synonyms, Roots)
  • Sentence Structure/Types
  • Mechanics(Parts of Speech, Capitalization, Punctuation)
  • Quotations/Dialogue
  • Writing a Good Paragraph, Story, Paper
  • Oral Presentations
  • Journaling
  • Novels: Treasure Island (Robert Louis Stevenson), The Outsiders (S.E. Hinton)


  • Compare Positive and Negative Rational Numbers, as Integers, Fractions, and Decimals
  • Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Integers, Fractions and Decimals
  • Solve Multi-Step Equations Using Arithmetic Properties
  • Use Proportions to Solve Problems
  • Direct and Indirect Variations
  • Absolute Values
  • Represent Relationships with Tables, Verbal Descriptions, Symbols, and Graphs
  • Solve Equations Involving Variables
  • Solve Equations Using the Properties of Equality
  • Solve Equations Graphically and Numerically
  • Simplify Inequalities Involving Variables
  • Change Scale, Perform Translations and Reflections of 2D Figures on a Coordinate Plane
  • Pythagorean Theorem
  • Use Mean, Median, and Range to Analyze Data
  • Display and Interpret Data in a Variety of Ways, Including Circle Graphs and Histograms
  • Calculate Probabilities
  • Calculate Circumference and Area of a Circle
  • Calculate Volume and Surface Area of a Cylinder
  • Similar Figures
Social Studies

Social Studies

  • Examine How World Geography Affects Our Lives
  • Analyzing, Synthesizing, Decision-Making, and Problem-Solving
  • Five Themes of Geography in Context of Past, Present, and Future
  • History of Countries and Continents with Focus on 18th to 20th Centuries
  • Historical Figures

Life Science, including:

  • Basic Chemistry
  • Cells and the Microscope
  • Genetics
  • Classification
  • Plants
  • Animals
  • Ecology
  • 7th grade will also be doing Robotics as part of the STEM Grant

STEM topics (integrated through four years of middle school):

  • Design, build, and program Lego Robots
  • Engineering Design Cycle
  • Uses of Robotics
  • Natural Disasters and Disaster Recovery Cycle
  • Rube-Goldberg Machines
  • Various Engineering-Based Projects

Science skills (integrated through four years of middle school):

  • Scientific Method
  • Lab Measurement, Tools, Safety, and Reports
  • Precision and Accuracy
  • Inference and Observation
  • Dimensional Analysis
  • Nature of Science
  • Graphing
  • Density


  • Mystery of God
  • Holy Trinity
  • Uniqueness of Humanity as Image of God
  • Relationship between God and Man
  • Role of Christ in God’s Saving Plan for Humanity
  • Church as Instrument of Christ
  • Bible for Spiritual Enrichment and Understanding the Catholic Faith
  • Prayer and Sacraments, including the Eucharist
  • Elementary Philosophy to Achieve Greater Understanding of God and Creation

St. Charles school is supported by St. Charles Borromeo Parish in St. Anthony Village, MN.  At St. Charles we provide a solid foundation of Faith & Knowledge for Life.  To schedule a tour, request more information, or enroll a student, please contact us by email or phone (612) 781-2643Spanish option: Si prefiere una respuesta de alguien que habla espanol, por favor indiquelo en su mensaje.