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Lion's Lair

Lion's Lair

Teachers:

Joan Costello (7th Homeroom) - Humanities
Brett Hagerman (8th Homeroom) - Science and Math

 

 

Lion's Lair is our block schedule 7th and 8th grade Middle School.  Each grade level spends half their day in the Math/Science Block and the other half in the Language Arts/History Block.

 

7th Grade Enrichment Activities:

  • Experience a week at the Nature Bridge Program in the Golden Gate Area
  • Participate in Literature Circles - Small group discussions of age-appropriate novels
  • Simulate various ancient civilization activities
  • Earn "Bonus Checks" to spend at an auction twice a year
  • Create various pieces of art integrated with history units of study
  • Participate in an individualized math program
  • Experience field trips focused on Life Science
  • Prepare and present a presentation/research project on renaissance person of choice
  • Exploration of Science through Discovery Activities
  • Develop Science Fair Project Engineering Innovation / Present at school Science Fair
  • Weekly Art Appreciation & Music Appreciation

 

8th Grade Enrichment Activities

  • Participate in Literature Circles - Small group discussions of age-appropriate novels
  • Earn "Bonus Checks" to spend at an auction twice a year
  • Re-enact an escape on the Underground Railroad or film studies of Roots
  • Recreate the Constitutional Convention
  • Create various pieces of art integrated with history units of study
  • Prepare and present a multimedia presentation/research project required for 8th Grade Graduation
  • Participate in an individualized math program
  • Simulate various events in U.S. History
  • Develop Science Fair Project Engineering Innovation / Present at school Science Fair
  • Weekly Art Appreciation & Music Appreciation